Trowbridge Town Council Annual Remembrance Sunday Service

Join us for our annual Remembrance Sunday Service at St. James’ church, followed by the traditional Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Town War Memorial. The event will be held on Sunday, November 12th. Here’s the timeline for the morning:

  • 9:15 am: Parade Forms Up outside the Old Town Hall, Market Street
  • 9:30 am: Parade Moves Off to St James Church
  • 9:45 am: Service commences in St James Church
  • 10:30 am: Parade Re-forms outside St James Church
  • 10:40 am: Parade Moves Off to the War Memorial; a Salute will be taken en route
  • 10:53 am: Parade arrives at the Town War Memorial in the Park
  • 10:55 am: Take position at the war memorial
  • 10:57 am: VIPs and Rector arrive in front of War Memorial
  • 10:58 am: Remembrance Service commences
  • 10:59 am: Last Post
  • 11:00 am: Two Minutes of Silence
  • 11:30 am: Remembrance Service ends and the Parade disperses

During the parade, military and civic dignitaries will take the salute as it passes the saluting dais positioned on Silver Street. After the parade has passed the saluting dais, will continue on to the war memorial. An order of service will be distributed upon arrival at the war memorial and a short act of remembrance will take place, during which the two-minute silence will be observed and wreaths laid at the war memorial. The parade will be dismissed after being addressed by the President of the Royal British Legion (Trowbridge Branch).

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