Lest we for­get... see our full round up of remembrance ser­vices

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - FRONT PAGE - by Qasim Per­acha qasim.per­acha@trin­i­tymir­ror.com Twit­ter: @qasim­per­acha

MARK­ING Ar­mistice day and Remembrance Sun­day is a tra­di­tion go­ing back nearly a cen­tury.

Across the coun­try peo­ple gather around war memo­ri­als to pay their re­spects to sol­diers who have fought for this coun­try.

Here is a list of some of the events tak­ing place near you:


Ar­mistice Day (Fri­day Novem­ber 11)

A ser­vice will take place at the War Me­mo­rial in the Me­mo­rial Gar­dens, Old Amer­sham, from 10.45am.

A ser­vice will take place at 10.40am in the fore­court of St Michaels & All An­gels Church, Sycamore Road, Amer­sham, which will be at­tended by a lo­cal school.

Remembrance Sun­day (Novem­ber 13)

A ser­vice and wreath lay­ing cer­e­mony will take place at 10.45am at the War Me­mo­rial, in the Me­mo­rial Gar­dens, Old Amer­sham fol­lowed by a ser­vice in St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Street, Amer­sham.

BEA­CONS­FIELD Ar­mistice Day

A ser­vice will take place at 10.50am at the War Me­mo­rial, Wind­sor End, Bea­cons­field.

Remembrance Sun­day

A cer­e­mony will be held at the War Me­mo­rial, fol­lowed by a ser­vice in St Mary and All Saints Church, Wind­sor End, Bea­cons­field.

CHE­SHAM Ar­mistice Day

A small ser­vice be held at 11 am around the War Me­mo­rial, The Broad­way, Che­sham.

Remembrance Sun­day

At 10.30am a pa­rade will move from White Hill, in Che­sham, to the War Me­mo­rial on The Broad­way.

A brief cer­e­mony will take place af­ter a two minute si­lence, where lo­cal dig­ni­taries will be present for the wreath lay­ing. The pa­rade will then re­form and march down the High Street to Mar­ket Square.


Remembrance Sun­day

A pa­rade will depart from the Scout Hut on Sil­ver Hill to the War Me­mo­rial, in High Street.

A cer­e­mony will be held there at 11 am.


There will be a wreath lay­ing cer­e­mony at the war me­mo­rial, St Peter’s Church, High Street, at 10.55 am.

Remembrance Sun­day

A pa­rade will depart from the foot of Gold Hill Com­mon at 2.30pm, head­ing to St Peter’s Church for a ser­vice at 3pm.


Remembrance Sun­day

A ser­vice will take place in St Leonard’s Church, Bois Lane.

Fol­low­ing the ser­vice, at around 11.30am, a pa­rade will be led to the war me­mo­rial sit­u­ated on the cor­ner of North Road and Bois Lane, lead by the Che­sham All Girls Band.

At 11.45am a cer­e­mony of wreath lay­ing and a roll of hon­our is per­formed, af­ter which many of the par­tic­i­pants will head to the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion, in Wood­side Road, Amer­sham.


Remembrance Sun­day

There is no pa­rade tak­ing place this year.

Those who wish to at­tend the cer­e­mony will start gath­er­ing from 10.30am at St Mary’s Church, Vil­lage Road, Den­ham.


Remembrance Sun­day

A ser­vice of remembrance will take place at the Ger­rards Cross Me­mo­rial Cen­tre, in East Com­mon, Ger­rards Cross, at 10.30am.


Remembrance Sun­day

There will be a pro­ces­sion down Iver Vil­lage’s High Street from the clock tower at 10.40am.

The pro­ces­sion will reach the War Me­mo­rial, in Thor­ney Lane, at 10.50am.

There will be another ser­vice in St Peter’s Church af­ter that.

There is also a small event at St Leonard’s Church, Rich­ings Park, at 10am.


Remembrance Sun­day

A quiet pro­ces­sion will depart at 10 am from Ju­bilee Hall, School Lane, to the War Me­mo­rial at Holy Trin­ity Church, Or­chard Road.

(Above) Lay­ing wreaths in Che­sham last year; (be­low left) the Gar­den of Remembrance in Amer­sham Old Town; (be­low right) Bea­cons­field War Me­mo­rial

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