Remembrance Day Ceremonies near you

Remembrance Day
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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.

  • 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

  • PLYMOUTH

A service will take place at the Plymouth Hoe Naval War Memorial at 11am. A two minutes silence will be honoured and then the The Deputy Lieutenant will lay a wreath on behalf of the county of Devon followed by the Lord Mayor who will lay a wreath on behalf of the people of Plymouth, followed by Rear Admiral Johnstone from Flag Officer Sea Training and other representatives of the armed forces.

Remembrance Sunday
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  • EXMOUTH

A parade will take place from Manor Gardens and will march to the War Memorial, via Victoria Road, at 10.40am. At 10.58 am buglers will sound the last post followed by 2 minutes silence. Around 130 wreaths will be laid by members of the Armed Forces, the Council, Cadet troops and school children

  • TORPOINT

Around 500 members of HMS Raleigh's Ship's Company and trainees will march to Horson cemetery in Torpoint where 44 sailors and 21 Royal Engineers are buried in official war graves. The parade will leave HMS Raleigh at 10.20am. A wreath laying ceremony and service of remembrance will take place in Elliot Square at 10.40am.

Poppies for Remembrance Sunday
Poppies for Remembrance Sunday Credit: PA
  • WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND

The Weymouth Remembrance Sunday Memorial Service and Parade takes place on the seafront, in front of the war memorial by the Pier Bandstand. People are advised to be in position by 10.50am. Some road closures will be in effect until midday. A service will also take place at the Portland War memorial.

  • EXETER

The city's main Remembrance Service will be held at the war memorial in Northernhay Gardens, from 10:30am. As in previous years, a special service will be held at Exeter Cathedral at 11.30am.

  • TRURO

Truro Royal British Legion is holding a Remembrance Sunday parade. Veterans will meet at the Royal British Legion at 10.45am and walk to the War Memorial in Boscawen Street to observe the two minute silence.