REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES
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
Service at St Mary’s Church, from 10.45am. A parade to the memorial gardens will follow.
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.
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.
Service of remembrance at St Mary’s Church, in Village Road, from 10.45am, with village groups being represented.
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.
FAMILIAR SIGHT: Brian Shrieve was given a Poppy Appeal award in 2013 for 25 years of collecting for the charity