RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY SER­VICES

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RE­MEM­BRANCE ser­vices are likely to be par­tic­u­larly poignant this year as the na­tion con­tin­ues to mark a cen­tury since the out­break of the First World War.

Here is our round-up of events in South Bucks and Chiltern at the week­end and on Re­mem­brance Day it­self.

Satur­day, Novem­ber 8 ASH­LEY GREEN

Ser­vice of re­mem­brance at St John the Evan­ge­list for all who have lost a loved one, from 10.45am.

Sun­day, Novem­ber 9

AMER­SHAM

Ser­vice at St Mary’s Church, from 10.45am. A pa­rade to the memo­rial gar­dens will follow.

BEA­CONS­FIELD

Ser­vice of re­mem­brance at the Bea­cons­field Old Town Memo­rial in Wind­sor End from 10.30am, which will in­clude a minute’s si­lence, fol­lowed by a ser­vice in St Mary’s Church. CHAL­FONT ST GILES

Ser­vice at the parish church, in Dean­way, from 10am, for adults, in­clud­ing mem­bers of the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion.

A pa­rade by uni­formed or­gan­i­sa­tions, in­clud­ing scouts and guides, will leave the Scout Hut, in Sil­ver Hill, at 10.30am and march to the war memo­rial in High Street.

Both groups will meet at the memo­rial for a two-minute si­lence at 11am. The pa­rade will then move into the parish church for a ser­vice at 11.30am. CHAL­FONT ST PETER

Pa­rade start­ing at 2.30pm at Chal­font Leisure Cen­tre, in Ni­col Road, via Mar­ket Place, led by Che­sham All Girls’ Band, to ar­rive at St Peter’s Church for 2.45pm. Wreaths will be laid at the war memo­rial in the church­yard by rep­re­sen­ta­tives of groups from across the com­mu­nity. A ser­vice will follow at 3pm. There is also a ser­vice for chil­dren in the parish church hall, in Church Lane, at noon. CHE­SHAM

This year’s Re­mem­brance Day Pa­rade, led by the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion, will be­gin in Vic­to­ria Road at 10.45am and will march through Queen’s Road, Broad Street and High Street to the war memo­rial in The Broad­way for a short ser­vice and wreath-lay­ing cer­e­mony, as well as two min­utes’ si­lence.

CHE­SHAM BOIS

Ser­vice in St Leonard’s Church from 10.30am. A pa­rade to the Bri­tish Le­gion from the war memo­rial will follow, dur­ing which Che­sham All Girls Band will be play­ing.

DEN­HAM

Ser­vice of re­mem­brance at St Mary’s Church, in Vil­lage Road, from 10.45am, with vil­lage groups be­ing rep­re­sented.

FUL­MER

Ser­vice of re­mem­brance at

St James’ Church, from 10.50am. GER­RARDS CROSS

Ser­vice at Ger­rards Cross Memo­rial Cen­tre, in East Common, from 10.45am, in­clud­ing a minute’s si­lence and the lay­ing of wreaths at the war memo­rial.

Ger­rards Cross Methodist Church in Oak End Way will hold a ser­vice led by Ma­jor Mar­garet Scott, with live ra­dio broad­cast from the Ceno­taph, in White­hall, from 10.30am. GREAT MIS­SENDEN

Peo­ple will gather out­side St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church, in Church Lane, at 10.50am for a two-minute si­lence, then move inside for a ser­vice. HOLMER GREEN

The vil­lage Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice will be at 3pm at The Bap­tist Church, led by An­thony Smith. IVER

Ser­vice at St Peter’s Church, in High Street, from 10.50am. IVER HEATH

Ser­vice at St Mar­garet’s Church, in Church Road, from 10.45am. PREST­WOOD

Ser­vice at Holy Trin­ity, in Wy­combe Road, from 9.30am fol­lowed by a two-minute si­lence and lay­ing of wreaths at the war memo­rial in the church­yard. SEER GREEN

Ser­vice in the Ju­bilee Hall at Holy Trin­ity Seer Green and Jor­dans Church from 10am. STOKE PO­GES

Ser­vice at St Giles’ Church, in Church Lane, from 10.50am. THE LEE

Ser­vice at St John the Bap­tist Church from 10am. This will be fol­lowed by a ser­vice, wreath lay­ing and a minute’s si­lence at the war memo­rial.

Tues­day, Novem­ber 11 AMER­SHAM

Ser­vice in St Michael’s fore­court, in Sycamore Road, from 10.45am. BEA­CONS­FIELD

Ser­vice at the war memo­rial from 10.50am. CHAL­FONT ST PETER

Ser­vice at the war memo­rial in the parish church yard, from 11am. CHE­SHAM

Ser­vice or­gan­ised by the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion at the war memo­rial, in The Broad­way, from 11am, in­clud­ing two min­utes’ si­lence. STOKE PO­GES

Short ser­vice at the flag­pole at the junc­tion of Bells Hill and Holly­bush Hill, from 10.50am.

Photo by Ais­ling Mag­ill

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