Town to pay trib­ute with pa­rades

Macclesfield Express - - NEWS -

RE­MEM­BRANCE pa­rades will take place across Mac­cles­field on Sun­day (Novem­ber 12) in trib­ute to those who lost their lives in con­flict.

The Mac­cles­field pa­rade will start out­side the town hall at 10.20am and head down Mill Street for a ser­vice at the ceno­taph at Park Green.

The Lord-Lieu­tenant of Cheshire David Briggs will lead a pa­rade in Poyn­ton with Ver­non Build­ing So­ci­ety Poyn­ton Brass Band, and lay a wreath at the ceno­taph in St Ge­orge’s Church. The pa­rade will leave the civic cen­tre car park at 9.35am for a ser­vice at 10am. The Act of Re­mem­brance starts at 10.59am at St Ge­orge’s Church.

In Bolling­ton, the pa­rade will be led by Bolling­ton Brass Band from the Bolling­ton Re­cre­ation Ground to the Me­mo­rial Gar­dens.

It sets off at 10am for the ser­vice at 10.55am.

After the me­mo­rial ser­vice the pa­rade will pro­ceed back to Adling­ton Road with a salute out­side the Civic Hall be­fore end­ing at the Re­cre­ation Ground car park at 11.45am.

There will also be a Re­mem­brance con­cert at the Methodist Church at 7pm with per­for­mances from Bolling­ton Brass Band, Chapel-en-le-Frith Male Voice Choir, with mu­sic di­rec­tion from Funky Trea­cle. Tick­ets are £10 in ad­vance from 01625 575016, or £12 on the door.

Rainow Re­mem­brance Day Ser­vice be­gins at 10am with a pro­ces­sion at 10.40am and a two min­utes si­lence at 11am. Events are also planned for Gawsworth and Prest­bury.

At 11am on Satur­day, Novem­ber 11, there will be a ser­vice mark­ing Ar­mistice Day out­side Mac­cles­field Town Hall.

Later that day, at 7.30pm, there are two con­certs of re­mem­brance.

One is at Mac­cles­field Methodist Church, or­gan­ised by the RBL, and the other held at St Michael’s Church, or­gan­ised by the Mac­cles­field Cas­tle Ro­tary Club. The lat­ter will fea­ture per­for­mances from Mac­cles­field Youth Brass Bands and Drum Corps.

Tick­ets are £8 with chil­dren un­der 16 go free.

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