Many Parades, Services and Wreath Laying events will be held across Surrey this Sunday to mark Remembrance Day and allow residents to pay their respects to those servicemen and women who lost their lives in conflicts around the world.
Walton on Thames will see road closures begin at 10:15am to prepare for the Joint Churches service being held at Walton War Memorial.
The ceremony and service will begin at Walton War Memorial on Ashley Road at 10:40am.
At 11am there will be a 2 minutes silence followed by a parade at 11:15.
At 11:30 Walton Baptist Church invites the community for refreshments.
After the service, the parade, lead by Oatlands Park Pipe Band, will march down New Zealand Avenue, through The Heart Shopping Centre walkway and back to High Street.
Some roads will be closed from 1015am until 1130am.
The closure covers all roads leading to the War Memorial Island where High Street, New Zealand Avenue, Ashley Road and Hersham Road meet.
From 1015 until 1130, High Street from Churchfield Road to the War Memorial will be closed to traffic. From 1115 to 1145, High Street from the Bridge Street junction to Churchfield Road will be closed. Part of New Zealand Avenue will be closed from 1115 to 1130 to allow safe passage for the parade.
Gather at St Peters Church this Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the people of Hersham who have given their lives in war.
10:00 : All Age Remembrance Service, St Peter’s Church, Burwood Road, Hersham
10:50 : Community Act of Remembrance in the Memorial Garden by Hersham Green.
Remembrance Sunday Service
St George’s, West End : Sunday, November 10, 2019 – 09:00
Remembrance Sunday Service
Sunday 10 November, 10.45am : Esher War Memorial & Christ Church, Esher
The service will start with a short act of remembrance at the War Memorial on Esher Green followed by the main service in Christ Church.
Cobham Free School has been invited to take part in the Cobham Remembrance Parade and Service taking place on Sunday 10th November.
Timings for the event are:
10:10 : Meet in Hollyhedge Car Park, Cobham
10:15 : Remembrance Parade leaves Hollyhedge Car Park
10:45 : Service at St Andrew’s Church, Cobham
Collection from Hollyhedge Car Park at 12:00
The Chantry Chapel in the north east corner of the church contains Cobham’s original War Memorial.
Unusually this is inside the church, hence the formal Remembrance Day ceremony in Cobham is held inside the church, with a parade of veterans, the British Legion, cadets and scouts and guides before and after the service.
The parade is organised by the British Legion.
A new external memorial was built on The Tilt just a few years ago.
There are a number of War Memorials across Elmbridge where the surrounding grounds and gardens are maintained by Elmbridge Borough Council:
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