Remembrance Day

The official borough service for Armistice Day 2016

Old Jamaica Road War Memorial,West Lane, SE16

Old Jamaica Road War Memorial

Rotherhithe & Bermondsey War Memorial

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The official borough service for Armistice Day 2016 will take place at West Lane War Memorial off Jamaica Road, London SE16, on Friday 11 November 2016 at 10.45am.

It will be led by The Bishop of Southwark, The Right Rev Christopher Chessun, assisted by clergy of the district. All are welcome and you are asked to assemble by 10.30am. The service will be followed by light refreshments in Millpond T&RA Hall off Jamaica Road.

Your presence and participation will be much appreciated and The Worshipful Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Kath Whittam, looks forward to welcoming you.

Residents are welcome to pay tributes at the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe War Memorial in West Lane

 

 

 

 

Southwark Official Remembrance Sunday Event

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Saint Saviour’s War Memorial

10-45 Saint Saviour’s War Memorial, Borough High Street Borough High Street SE1

The official borough service for Remembrance Sunday will take place at Saint Saviour’s War Memorial, Borough High Street, at 10.45am, ahead of the nationwide two minute silence at 11am.

It will be led by Father Christopher Pearson OLW, Parish Priest of The Most Precious Blood, The Borough, who will be joined by other clergy of the district.

Guests and members of the public are asked to assemble by 10.30am and the service will be followed by light refreshments in the adjacent Slug and Lettuce Public House.

Remembrance ceremonies will also take in Old Jamaica Road Memorial and other locations across Southwark

 

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Saint Saviour’s War Memorial

An important message about wreath laying at Remembrance and Armistice ceremonies this year:

The Civic Office will provide wreaths for The Mayor, The Representative Deputy Lieutenant, Southwark MPs, the Leader of the Council, the Leader of the majority opposition party, and the Chief Executive of Southwark Council.

All others who wish to lay wreaths will need to supply their own on the day. Please advise the Civic Office in advance of each ceremony if you intend to participate in wreath-laying so that you may be duly announced and called forward on the day. You can do so by calling 020 7525 7303 or emailing mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk

Your presence and participation will be much appreciated at this year’s ceremonies and The Worshipful Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Dora Dixon-Fyle MBE, looks forward to welcoming you.

City Hope Church Sunday Service

Remembrance Sunday Service City Hope Church

Harris Academy Bermondsey 55 Southwark Park Rd, London SE16

 

The Bermondsey community is invited to come and pay respect in this remembrance Sunday service hosted by The City Hope Church from 10.30 am to 12:00. There will be groups for primary aged children. Refreshments served after the service.

160 Tooley Street

There will be a short ceremony for Armistice Day at the war memorials in the atrium of 160 Tooley Street for councillors and council officers present in the building that day. It will commence at 10.50am.

Other Remembrance Sunday ceremonies

There will also be Remembrance Sunday ceremonies at  Dulwich Memorial, Camberwell Memorial, Old Jamaica Road Memorial (10am), Upper Norwood Memorial, Kennington Lane Memorial, and the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (12noon).

At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

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