Remembrance Day services in Bristol
You can join the cathedral congregation for Eucharist at 9.30am after which a following will travel to the Cenotaph for the multi-faith remembrance service, beginning at 11am.
Regularly the most-attended civic remembrance service outside London, attendees are advised to arrive in plenty of time.
City centre parade
The day’s programme begins at 6am with a piper playing Battle’s O’er outside Bristol Cathedral.
The military parade will assemble on College Green from 09:30am, leaving at 10:20am to get to the Cenotaph on Colston Avenue.
The parade will be commanded by Lt Col C Read RM of the Royal Marine Reserve Bristol.
It will include other Reserve units, cadet contingents, veteran’s organisation led by the Royal British Legion, and other groups.
The act of remembrance will begin at 11am with gunfire marking the start of the two-minute silence.
A short service and wreath laying will take place before the parade returns to College Green.
The order of service can be downloaded on the Bristol City Council website.
The Clevedon branch of the Royal British Legion will lead a Remembrance parade which will muster at 2.15pm at the Salthouse fields to march at 2.30pm.
The Bristol Pipe and Drums Band will lead the parade and march to St Andrews Church for a Church service.
A Remembrance Service is being held at the Memorial Gates at 11am today (Friday).
Bristol Bears players and staff will be attending the club’s former ground, which was dedicated to local rugby union players killed during the First World War.
The club’s history is closely entwined with that of the military, with many of the club’s former players fighting in conflicts from World War One up to the present day. The gates are inscribed with a message to those men that made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
The Stoke Gifford Remembrance Sunday service is held at the Memorial on the Green in North Road Stoke Gifford at 10.15 am on Sunday.
The short service will see the laying of wreaths and the two-minutes silence.
Following this outdoor service St Michael’s Church Stoke Gifford has its normal Remembrance Service in St Michael’s Church, North Road, Stoke Gifford.
The Baptist church in Rock Lane off North Road also has an 11am service, which members of the Royal British Legion attend.
There will be a service at St Peter’s Church starting at 10am, with a service at the War Memorial in the church cemetery at 11am.
There will be a parade to St John’s Church at 9am for a church service, followed by parade to the Memorial Park Gates for a wreath laying ceremony at 11am.
Portishead Town Remembrance Service is held at St Peter’s Church which is the home of the town’s war memorial. The
service is held at 10.50am and includes the national 2 minutes silence.
The service follows on from the Remembrance Parade through the High Street. On Remembrance Day itself at 11am there is an Act of Remembrance in the Precinct on the High Street.
The Royal British Legion Parade will leave the High Street at 10.15am. The Parade will enter Grove Park, with the Remembrance Service starting at 10.58am.
Four hundred and fifteen members of the Scouts and Guides Associations will be assembled on the green spaces either side of the War Memorial as a visual representation of the sacrifice the community of Weston-super-Mare made in World War 1.
The lighting of the Patchway WW1 centenary beacon of light will take place on Sunday on The Tumps at 7pm. The Remembrance Parade will be held the follwing Sunday, November 18.
Muster point for the march will be Patchway Parade next to Coniston Medical Practice BS34 5TF this will leave at 10.30, and go down Coniston Road to Scott Park.
THE launch of the 2018 Bristol Poppy Appeal at Bristol Cathedral