Remembrance Sunday services will resume this year across Lancashire, after events were cancelled last year due to the pandemic. Local councils are planning events on Sunday 14th November to commemorate the contribution of the Armed Forces Community and their families from Britain and the Commonwealth.
There’s a lot happening across Lancashire, so we’ve listed some of the main services taking place below.
There will be a service at the Cenotaph at 11am, with a short parade starting at 10.30am from Earl Street to the Flag Market.
There will be a service at the War Memorial at 10.45am.
The procession assembles at 9am at High Street car Park ahead of parade to St Thomas’ Church for service at 9.45am, followed by wreath-laying at the war memorial at 10.45am.
A service at St Leonard’s Church will take place, with procession to the war memorial on Liverpool Road for a service at 10.45am.
A parade begins at 10.30am from St Thomas’s Road, ahead of a service at the war memorial in Astley Park at 10.45am, before the parade returns to the town hall.
A memorial service, and wreath laying will be followed by a parade between 10am and 12.15pm.
A parade will assemble at The Kings Own Club on Adelaide Street at 10am, ahead of a service at Memorial Park, Warrenhurst Road, at 10:30am.
Three services are taking place in Lancaster. There will be a service at the Garden of Remembrance at 10.30am, followed by a service in the Priory Church at 11.30am. There will also be a parade and March Past leaving the Priory Church at the conclusion of the service and ending at Lancaster Town Hall at approximately 12.50pm.
There will be a service at the Cenotaph, Four Lane Ends, at 10.30am.
You can assemble at Old Town Hall at 10.30am, ahead of a service at the war memorial, Market Place, followed by a service at Parish Church of St Chad.
There will be a service at the Cenotaph, Marine Road in Morecambe. The procession will form at The Platform, leaving at approximately 10.40am for a service and two minutes silence at the Cenotaph.
The annual service in Burnley will be held at the Peace Garden, Croft Street at 11am. The parade will begin at 10.35am and ex-servicemen’s associations and all other uniformed groups are asked to assemble on Curzon Street no later than 10.20am. Members of the public are asked to be at the Peace Garden no later than 10.45am. Wreaths will be laid and these can be bought from Burnley Market Hall.
The Mayor, Councillor Gordon Johnson, will attend a short service of remembrance at 1.45pm at the War Memorial in Junction Lane followed by the laying of wreaths.
The Mayor will attend a short service at St. Anne’s R.C. Church at 9.30am; followed by one-minute’s silence, playing of the Last Post, and the laying of wreaths. At 9.50am, the Parade will march to the War Memorial in Coronation Park for another short service, a one-minute silence, playing of Last Post, laying of wreaths and Reveille. At 10.15am, the Parade will march to the Parish Church and a salute will be taken on the way. The main Service of Remembrance will take place inside the Parish Church.
The Deputy Mayor will join the Parade, which marches from Liverpool Road, Skelmersdale at 10.35am to the War Memorial in Sandy Lane for a service and wreath-laying ceremony at 11.00am.