Remembrance Day Services and Parades
Remembrance Day Services and Parades across Surrey
Many Parades, Services and Wreath Laying events will be held across Surrey this Sunday to mark Remembrance Day and allow residents to pay their respects to those servicemen and women who lost their lives in conflicts around the world.
Walton on Thames
Walton on Thames will see road closures begin at 10:15am to prepare for the Joint Churches service being held at Walton War Memorial.
The ceremony and service will begin at Walton War Memorial on Ashley Road at 10:40am.
At 11am there will be a 2 minutes silence followed by a parade at 11:15.
At 11:30 Walton Baptist Church invites the community for refreshments.
St Peters Church will hold a shortened all age service in church between 10:00am – 10:50am.
This will be followed by a Community Act of Remembrance in the Memorial Garden by Hersham Green at 10:50.
9:00 – Remembrance Service – St Georges, West End
10:45 – Remembrance Service – Esher War Memorial & Christ Church
In Weybridge at 2.15pm there is a wreath laying service at the top of Monument Hill followed by a parade down to St James’s Church for a Civic Service of Remembrance service at 3pm
Oatlands Drive War Memorial 10am Sunday – short service and wreath laying
Saturday 11th November – there is a short Armistice Day ceremony at the Tilt Memorial (junction of Stoke Road with Leigh Hill Road).
We are gathering at 10.45 a.m. There will be a 2 minute silence at 11.00 a.m. This year’s ceremony will perhaps be poignant because, following their recent consultation, Elmbridge Borough Council are looking to replace the whole of what has been the Avenue of Remembrance on the Tilt for over 50 years. They will be planting new cherry trees for that over the coming winter and spring.
Sunday 12th November – the Remembrance Day Parade will leave from Hollyhedge Car Park at 10.15 a.m., and have a route that will take it down the High Street and through Church Street. There is a Remembrance Day service at St. Andrew’s Church starting at 10.45 a.m. The parade will re-gather after the service at 11.45 a.m. approx. and give a salute in the High Street on the return. Dismissal of the parade is anticipated at around 12 noon.
10.45am Assemble at Ashford War Memorial
11am 2 minutes Silence
11.02am Councillor Olivia Rybinski will lay a wreath on behalf of the Mayor. Mr Lee O’Neil,Deputy Chief Executive, will be also be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC.
Service being conducted at the Memorial by the joint churches of Ashford
2:00pm – Annual Civic Remembrance Service St Michaels Church 1400hrs followed by parade at 3.00pm and the laying of wreaths, parade dispersal by the museum steps – refreshment available in the members room of Surrey Heath Borough Council – all standard bearers are welcomed by the Camberley branch of the British Legion
10.45am – the service and wreath laying will take place at the War Memorial at the Royal British Legion HQ on Church Lane. A service at the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane follows at 11.15am.
10:30 Annual Remembrance Sunday parade and wreath laying ceremony through Claygate (Departs Hare Lane Car park 10:30). Led by the amazing Claygate scout band. 2 min silence, followed by short service at the memorial & then service in Holy Trinity Church.
There will be some road closures.
10:55 – 11:25 – Act of Remembrance at Cranleigh War Memorial – St Nicolas Church, Cranleigh
Services of Remembrance Sunday 12 November St Mary’s Church, London Road, Ewell The Mayor and Civic Party will attend the wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial in St Mary’s churchyard at 10.30am prior to attending the church service, which will start at 10.50am.
The Deputy Mayor will attend the Remembrance Day Service at St Martin of Tours, Church Street, Epsom, at 10am.
Walk to Remember Sunday 12 November Organised by What’s on in Epsom, this walk from Epsom Marketplace to the war memorial at Epsom Cemetery leaves the marketplace at 1:30pm, prompt, for a slow walk to the cemetery, a short non-religious service will take place followed by laying of wreaths.
Remembrance Day Concert Sunday 12 November The Central Band of the Royal British Legion, present it’s ever popular Remembrance Day Concert at the Epsom Playhouse at 3pm. Tickets from £11.50 Details from the Epsom Playhouse website
St Mary’s Church, London Road, Ewell: the mayor and Civic Party will attend the wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial in St Mary’s churchyard at 10.30am prior to attending the church service, which will start at 10.50am.
10.50am Remembrance Service starts at the War Memorial and continues in Holy Trinity Church
11.00am Remembrance Service
10.45am – the service and wreath laying will take place at the War Memorial. The Remembrance Day commemorations include a March Past, from the Ancient Market Place to the Guildhall at approximately 12 noon.
9.50am Service at All Saint’s Parish Church conducted by Reverend Andrew Saville
10.50am Assemble at the War Memorial
11am 2 minutes silence
11.02am Councillor Tony Harman will lay a wreath on behalf of the Mayor. Mr Roy Tilbury, Group Head of Customer Relations will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC.
10.00am Service at St Mary Magdalene Church conducted by Reverend Tim Rose and then all assemble at the Memorial.
11.00am 2 minutes silence
11.02am Councillor Richard Smith-Ainsley will lay a wreath on behalf of the Mayor. Mrs Sandy Muirhead, Group Head of Commissioning and Transformation, will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and staff of Spelthorne BC.
9.30am – the service and wreath laying will take part at the War Memorial. In the event of wet weather, the service will be held inside the Methodist Church.
10.30am Assemble at Shepperton War Memorial.
10.45am A short service, conducted by the Reverend Chris Swift will be held at the Memorial.
11am 2 minutes silence
11.02am Councillor Vivienne Leighton, Mayor of Spelthorne, will lay a wreath. Mr Kwasi Kwarteng MP will lay a wreath. Mr Daniel Mouawad,Chief Executive, will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC.
10.15am The Parade assembles outside Marks & Spencer.
10.40am Escort with Union Flag moves off.
10.50am A short service, conducted by the Reverend Michael Burley, will be held at the Memorial followed by the laying of wreaths.
11am 2 minutes silence
11.02am Councillor Jean Pinkerton, Deputy Mayor, will lay a wreath of behalf of the Mayor. Mr Terry Collier,Deputy Chief Executive, will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC.
Councillor Sinead Mooney will be laying a wreath on behalf of Surrey County Council.
10.40am Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial and wreath laying.
11am 2 minutes silence
11.02am Councillor John Boughtflower will lay a wreath on behalf of the Mayor. Mrs Heather Morgan,Group Head of Regeneration and Growth, will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC
11.05am Service at St Mary’s Parish Church conducted by Reverend William Whittaker.
10.15am The Parade assembles at St Paul’s School playground, The Ridings entrance, off Green Street.
10.30am Assemble outside St Paul’s School playground for march to war memorial. March off to War Memorial.
11am The Silence.
11.02 am Councillor Daxa Patel,will lay a wreath on behalf of the Mayor. Councillor Ian Harvey, Leader of Spelthorne Council,will lay a wreath on behalf of the councillors. Mrs Karen Sinclair,Joint Group Head of Community Wellbeing, will be laying a wreath on behalf of the Officers and Staff of Spelthorne BC.
Service being conducted at the memorial by a local vicar.
10.45am – the service and wreath laying will take place at the War Memorial on Ewell Road. The parade will march from the Surbiton British Legion, along Hollyfield Road onto the Ewell Road, and up to the War Memorial for the service itself. It will commence its return at approximately 11.30am, back down the Ewell Road, past Surbiton Hill Methodist Church, back to Hollyfield Road.
The Service of Remembrance will take place at the War Memorial in the Jubilee Square, Woking at 10.35am, concluding with the Two Minute Silence and laying of wreaths. Immediately following the conclusion of the Service at the War Memorial, the uniformed units and organisations will march past the Mayor and Members of the Civic Procession in Church Street East.
11.30am Parade re-forms to march back past the Memorial for the salute.
War Memorials in Elmbridge
There are a number of War Memorials across Elmbridge where the surrounding grounds and gardens are maintained by Elmbridge Borough Council:
- Claygate – Church Road, adjacent to church
- East Molesey – Hurst Road, near Molesey Lock opposite junction with Feltham Road
- Esher – Lammas Lane, junction with More Lane
- Giggs Hill – Portsmouth Road, on Giggs Hill Green opposite junction with Angel Road
- Hersham – Burwood Road, junction with Pleasant Place
- Hinchley Wood – Manor Road North/Station Parade
- Long Ditton – Church Road, junction with Ditton Hill
- Oatlands – Oatlands Recreation Ground, Oatlands Drive, on wall near paddling pool
- Oatlands – Vale Road, junction with Oatlands Drive
- Walton on Thames – Ashley Road/New Zealand Avenue/High Street
- West Molesey – Walton Road, near junction with New Road
- Weybridge – Hangar Hill/Queens Road
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