CHEL­TENHAM

Gloucestershire Echo - - REMEMBRANCE 2018 -

Chel­tenham Re­mem­bers March, from Sand­ford Park. Satur­day, Novem­ber 10, 1.30pm

Chel­tenham lost more than 1,200 ser­vice­men and ser­vice­women in the First World War. The coun­cil is invit­ing res­i­dents and their fam­i­lies to rep­re­sent one or more of the names on the cen­tral Chel­tenham war memo­rial on Chel­tenham’s Prom­e­nade and take part in a com­mu­nity memo­rial march. The march will leave Sand­ford Park at 1.30pm and fin­ish in Mont­pel­lier Gar­dens where there will be a short ser­vice of re­mem­brance. Each par­tic­i­pant will carry the de­tails of one of the named ca­su­al­ties on Chel­tenham’s war memo­rial.

Chel­tenham Ser­vice of Re­mem­brance, Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, 11am - Long Gar­dens

Crowds will gather from around 10.30am for prayers and hymns in the an­nual ser­vice of re­mem­brance.

Chel­tenham Re­mem­bers an­i­ma­tion, Mu­nic­i­pal Of­fices, Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, 5pm

The fi­nal com­mem­o­ra­tion event takes place from 5pm to 8pm on Novem­ber 11 with a spe­cial pro­jec­tion which will light up the Mu­nic­i­pal Of­fices on the Prom­e­nade.

Bea­con light­ing, Chel­tenham Town Hall, 7pm.

Bea­cons will be lit to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

The Wil­son, Chel­tenham Mu­seum and Art Gallery – The Lis­ten­ing Sta­tion (Un­til Dec 16)

An in­stal­la­tion in­spired by First World War sto­ries and mem­o­ries of con­flict in lo­ca­tions around town. There are also var­i­ous talks and events un­der the um­brella ti­tle of Chel­tenham Re­mem­bers also tak­ing place.

Cro­cheted pop­pies dis­played for fallen uni­ver­sity alumni, Fran­cis Close Hall Chapel, Novem­ber 5-9

All are wel­come for Re­mem­ber­ing To­gether on Fri­day 9 at 12.30pm - a time of re­flec­tion end­ing with a two minute si­lence.

Ser­vices at Chel­tenham Col­lege

On Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, a ser­vice of re­mem­brance will take place at 10.55am on the lawn in front of the Chel­tenham Col­lege Chapel. The ser­vice will run from 10.55a-11.30am with tea and cof­fee avail­able af­ter the ser­vice,

Flo­ral Fes­ti­val of Re­mem­brance, St Ni­co­las’ Church, Swin­don Lane, Chel­tenham, Satur­day, Novem­ber 10 and Sun­day, Novem­ber 11

A Flo­ral Fes­ti­val of Re­mem­brance and dis­plays will de­pict many as­pects of the con­flict. In­spi­ra­tion has come from let­ters & di­aries be­long­ing to a grand­mother, de­tail­ing her life dur­ing the First World War, when the young man she loved was killed in ac­tion. Visit be­tween 10am-4pm on Satur­day, 10, and noon-4pm on Sun­day. At 9.30am on Sun­day there will be Sung Eucharist with an Act of Re­mem­brance. All are wel­come, ad­mis­sion is free, and re­fresh­ments will be on sale.

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