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Remembrance Day Ceremonies near you

Remembrance Day Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA

Ceremonies of remembrance are to take place across the West Country in honour of servicemen and women killed in conflict. At 11 o'clock people will pause to remember our country's war dead. These are details of just some of the events taking place in the West.

For more information on ceremonies in our area go to the website of the Royal British Legion.

  • BRISTOL

The annual Remembrance Day parade, the biggest in the city, will leave College Green at 10.45am. Dignitaries including the Lord Mayor and Lord Lieutenant will attend a civic procession to the cenotaph. Road closures will be in place from 10am to noon.

  • BATH

A remembrance service is being held at Haycombe cemetary. It starts at 10.45am and will incorporate the two minutes silence at 11am. The service will be held on the grassed area between the Cross of Sacrifice and the Blitz graves.

Poppies marking Remembrance Day
  • YATE

Yate town council will be holding Remembrance Day service at St Mary's Church in the town. Anyone wishing to attend is being asked to meet outside Poole Court at 9.15am. A parade will them make it's way doen Poole Court Drive and onto Station Road. It will then join the rest of the congregation at the church for the ceremony. Wreaths will be laid at the Lych Gate and the Parnall Grave at 11am

  • TAUNTON

The Mayor and Mayoress of Taunton Deane will lead Taunton's tribute to the fallen. The civic party will lead a procession from St Mary's Vicarage to St Mary Magdalene Church at 9.15am with the service due to start at 9.30am. The group will take a salute on the steps of the Old Municipal Buildings at 10.30am before moving to Vivary Park for the service of Remembrance at 11am

Flag bearers in Weston-super-Mare Credit: ITV West
  • WESTON-SUPER-MARE

Weston-super-Mare's Royal British Legion will lead a parade through the town ahead of the annual Remembrance Day Service. It will start on the High Street at 10.15am and will be supported by other ex service members, standard bearers and cadets. The service will be held in Grove Park just before 11.

  • CHELTENHAM

The town's mayor will honour the two minutes silence at 11am with the war memorial in Long Gardens becoming the centrepiece of the day's events. The service will begin at 10.55am. A trumpeter will play the last post before the two minutes silence.

  • CHIPPENHAM

Among those taking part in in the town's Remembrance Day parade will be soldiers from 9 Logistics Corps at Hullavington before they deploy to Afghanistan. A service will be held at St Andrew's church. A two minutes silence will be held at the nearby war memorial at 11am after which wreaths will be laid.

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