Wear your poppy with pride this week­end

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

BE SURE to wear your poppy this week­end as Re­mem­brance Sun­day ser­vices are held to hon­our the fallen of two world wars.

This year’s event falls on Sun­day Novem­ber 8 and will be es­pe­cially poignant as 2015 makes the 75th an­niver­sary of the Bat­tle of Bri­tain as well as 70 years since VE Day (Vic­tory in Europe) mark­ing the end of the Sec­ond World War.

How­ever the day is also in­tended to re­mem­ber all of those killed while serv­ing their coun­try.

Re­mem­brance in Hilling­don will be­gin at St Mar­garet’s Church with a ser­vice and Holy Com­mu­nion in the chapel at 8.30am, fol­lowed by a Civic All Age Pa­rade at 9.30am and an Act of Re­mem­brance at the Peace Me­mo­rial at 10.50am.

There will be a Par­ish Me­mo­rial Ser­vice at 4pm and then an evening ser­vice at 7pm.

A Re­mem­brance Sun­day ser­vice will take place at East­cote War Me­mo­rial on Field End Road from 10.40am to 11.20am.

The Bri­tish Le­gion will also hold a march from Hil­lig­don Fire Sta­tion to St John’s Church, Hilling­don Hill for a wreath lay­ing ser­vice in Church grounds.

Hare­field Am­a­teur Dra­mat­ics So­ci­ety will per­form ‘Jour­ney’s End’ to re­mem­ber those who fell in the Great War of 1914-18. This event takes place from Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 11 to Satur­day Novem­ber 14, 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Hall, High Street, Hare­field. Tick­ets cost £9.50 for adults, £7.50 for con­ces­sions (Thurs­day only).

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.