Remembrance services 2019

There will also be the traditional Remembrance services taking place through out the borough and at St Saviour’s War Memorial, Borough High Street, SE1, arranged in conjunction with Southwark Cathedral, The Most Precious Blood along with local Ward Councillors and any interested parties. West Lane War Memorial off Jamaica Road, London SE16, on Sunday 10 November 2019 at 10.45am.  

Remembrance Day

Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Remembrance Sunday in West Lane

Sunday 10th November |10:50 am

West Lane War MemorialWest Ln, London SE16 4NY

In 1915, the 22nd battalion set off to take part in the Great War in  which hundreds of Bermondsey men fought on the Western Front and in the Salonika Campaign in the Balkans. By the end of the war, 970 Bermondsey men fighting in the regiment had died. Their names are inscribed on the memorial located at West Lane. This Sunday there will be a ceremony to show tributes to those who died in battle.


Remembrance Service at Holy Trinity Church Rotherhithe

Sunday 10th November |3 Bryan Rd, London SE16 5HF

Holy Trinity Church Remembrance Day Service will start at 9:30 am.  The service will be followed by an Act of Remembrance around the War Memorial at 11 am.

See the display inside church with detail of some of those who are named on the Memorial. All welcome.

If you have any information or stories about anyone who is named on the Memorial please get in touch with Holy Trinity Church as they would like to add to their display in future years. (churchwardens@holy-trinity-rotherhithe.org.uk)

Remembrance Sunday at City Hope Church

Sunday 10th November |10:30 am | 121 Drummond Rd, London SE16 2JY

Regular Sunday service at our Drummond centre with a special service focusing on the act of remembrance. There will be video, song, stories and a talk on war and sacrifice, on this important day.

The traditional two minutes silence will be observed at 11am.

There are groups for primary age children each week, and groups for youth most Sundays.
Refreshments are served after the service.

Borough Remembrance Service

Sunday 10th November |10:30 am |Walworth Square, London SE17 1RS

The official borough service for Remembrance Sunday will take place at The Southwark Memorial, Walworth Square, SE16, on Sunday 10 November 2019 at 10.50am, ahead of the nationwide two minute silence at 11am.

It will be led by The Venerable Dr Jane Steen, Archdeacon of Southwark, accompanied by members of the clergy from of the Parish, and joined by other religious representatives of the district.

Guests are asked to assemble in the square by 10.45am and the service will be followed by light refreshments at The Tap Inn, on the corner of Sayer Street and Walworth Square, SE17 1FG. 


At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The Two Minute Silence is observed on Armistice Day, the day which marks the end of the First World War.

Southwark Council Armistice Service

Monday 11 November 2019 at 10.45am

West Lane War MemorialWest Ln, London SE16 4NY

The Mayor will be attending the borough’s service for Armistice Day 2019 at West Lane War Memorial off Jamaica Road, London SE16, on Monday 11 November 2019 at 10.45am. It will be led by Canon Gary Jenkins, assisted by clergy of the district.  Guests are asked to assemble by 10.30am and the service will be followed by light refreshments in Cherry Gardens T&RA Hall 210 Jamaica Road SE16 4RT  

Disclaimer: WISE16 cannot be held responsible for any event changes or cancellation. We strongly recommend to check with the organiser if you have any questions, especially for those events which require paying a fee.