Remembrance Sunday events near you: Guide to the region's tributes


  • 6am - Norwich Cathedral - Pipers to join nationwide rendition of war song 'Battle's O'er'

  • 10.30am - War memorial (opposite City Hall) - After two minute silence, wreaths and poppies to be laid at the memorial

  • 11.05am - Norwich Cathedral - A memorial service will host memorial displays

  • 6pm - Norwich Cathedral - A 'service of light', candlelit procession and 'cry for peace' to be led by city crier.

  • Day-long events: First World War exhibitions will take place at The Forum (9am-6pm) and Norwich Castle Museum (11.02am-4.30pm)

Poppies on the church in Sudbury in Suffolk Credit: ITV Anglia


  • 10.30am - Radhuni, Bedford Embankment - Day to begin with remembrance parade

  • 11.00am - War memorial, Bedford Embankment - Wreathes to be laid during a memorial service

  • 11.00am - Riverside Square - A shorter parade will mark the exact time and date the war finished

  • 7.00pm - War memorial - Beacon will be lit to follow the lighting of a beacon by the Queen

A curtain of poppies Credit: Paul Hurst


  • 10.00am - Station Road - March to take members of the public to Cambridge's war memorial for 10.20am. Organisers advise to arrive at Station Road before 10.00am.

  • 10.30am - Histon Road cemetery - A gathering will pay tribute to those who died at war, some of whom are buried in the cemetery. There will also be an 11.00am silence.

  • 10.55am - Great St Mary's Church - Former chief of general staff Lord Dannatt to lead a remembrance service. Event will subsequently be broadcast by ITV Anglia.

  • 6pm - Salvation Army Citadel, Mill Road - 'Festival of remembrance' to commemorate 100 years of the Royal Air Force and Armistice Agreement.


  • 9.30am - Market Square - The Northampton Pipe Band and Air Training Corps Band to lead a parade of veterans on a march to All Saints' Church.

  • 10.00am - All Saints' Church - Father Oliver Coss to lead a remembrance service.

  • 11.00am - George Row - The parade will assemble for the two minutes silence. Wreaths will then be laid in the church's Memorial Garden.

  • 12.00pm - 3.00pm - Market Square - Northampton Museums & Art Gallery to run a number of Armistice-themed activities, including performances from the Looking Glass Theatre.

  • 6.15pm - All Saints' Church - Beacon lighting and bell ringing to take place. The Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire and representatives from the Royal British Legion will attend.

  • 7.30pm - Royal & Derngate Theatre - A concert will celebrate Northamptonshire's First World War heroes. Tickets available from the Royal & Derngate Box Office.


  • 10.30am - Cornhill - Remembrance parade begins

  • 10.50am - War memorial, Christchurch Park - Remembrance service to be attended by veterans, civic leaders, cadets and members of the public.

  • 7pm - St Peter's by The Waterfront - The Ipswich Hospital Band will present live music. Reverend Mandy Reynolds, Chaplin for Ipswich Hospital's NHS Trust, will then lead a service.


  • 6.00am - Colchester Town Hall - Pipers to play old war song 'Battle's O'er' from town hall balcony.

  • 11.00am - War memorial, Cowdray Crescent - A traditional remembrance service, wreath-laying ceremony and two minutes silence.

  • 12.00pm - Colchester Town Hall - Mayor to recreate declaration of the war's end from town hall balcony 100 years ago

  • 6.30pm - Castle Park, Museum Street - Ceremonial tree to be planted by the Mayor and blessed by the Bishop of Colchester.

  • 6.55pm - Upper Castle Park - The Last Post will be played, followed by the lighting of the World War I Beacon of Light.

The last post is played during a ceremony at Debden in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia