Remembrance Sunday events

We have a roundup of the Remembrance Services on Sunday the 11th in your local area.

Carlisle

At 11am at the City Memorial in Greenmarket the Mayor of Carlisle will lead the Remembrance Day Wreath Laying Ceremony. Two Minutes Silence will be observed and wreaths will be laid. Former servicemen and women are invited to form up at Paternoster Row at 10.30am ready to march to the War Memorial in Greenmarket for the service. Those wishing to lay wreaths should report to the Crown and Mitre at 10.15am. All welcome.

The County Remembrance Service – Cenotaph, Rickerby Park

At 2:30pm the Chairman of Cumbria County Council, Cllr Elizabeth Mallinson will join the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and other dignitaries to attend a Remembrance Day wreath laying Ceremony organised by The Royal British Legion (Cumberland and Westmorland County Branch) and Cumbria County Council. All welcome.

Cleator Moor

Residents of Cleator Moor can observe with a wreath laying in the memorial square beginning at 2.40pm with a service in The Methodist Church afterwards.

Cockermouth

There will be a service at 1pm at the Methodist Church in Lorton Street followed by wreath laying at 2.00pm at the Cenotaph

Egremont

The Egremont parade convenes at 10.40am on Ehen Court Road, marching to the war memorial for the wreath laying at service at 11am.

Harrington

Assemble at Harrington Royal British Legion Club for the parade at 9.40am which will make its way to St Mary’s Parish Church. A service will take place at 10am and then the parade will make its way to the cenotaph at 10:45 for a short service.

Keswick

The Annual Remembrance Service will be held in St John’s Church on Sunday at 9.45am.  After which organisations will march to the Cenotaph for the wreath laying ceremony at 11am.

Maryport

Church Services will be held at St Nicholas’ Church in Flimby at 10.00am. Another service will follow at St Mary’s Church, Maryport in the afternoon. The Maryport Service will be preceded by a formal march, commencing in Fleming Square at 2.30pm and will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at Maryport Memorial Gardens.

St. Bees

There will a wreath laying at 10.15am followed by a service. At 3pm the Bell Tower will host music and tea before a commemorative service at 6pm.

Whitehaven

The Remembrance parade begins on Catherine Street at 10am. The procession will then march to the cenotaph for a wreath laying at 10.55am.  Observers will make for the service at the United Reform Church, stopping briefly at Private Acton’s plaque in Saint Nicholas’ Gardens. The church bells in Saint James’ and Saint Mary’s will toll during the morning service.

Workington

Assembling at Pow Street in town centre the parade will begin at 2pm arriving at the Cenotaph in Vulcan Park at 2:15 for the service and wreath laying ceremony.  A service at 3pm will follow at St John’s Church.

The Duffield Beacon in Vulcan Park will be lit on Sunday 11 November in commemoration and remembrance of the end of WW1.  At 6.55pm The Last Post will be played and the Beacon lit at 7pm

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