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Remembrance services

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In the United Kingdom, Remembrance Sunday is the second Sunday of November, the Sunday nearest to 11th November. (The 11th of November is Remembrance Day).

Remembrance Sunday is the anniversary of the end of the hostilities of the First World War at 11:00am on 11th November in 1918.

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Remembrance service events in Adur

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The towns and villages in Adur will be remembering the tragic loss of life following two World Wars and other conflicts on Remembrance Sunday when Civic Heads and Councillors from Adur District Council will be present at the events below to lay wreaths and support the Remembrance Sunday commemoration.

Lancing: Sunday, 10th November 2019

  • 2:45pm - Wreath laying at War Memorial, South Street, Lancing.
  • 3:00pm - Service at St. Michael and All Angels Church followed by a parade past civic dignitaries to take salute.

Shoreham: Sunday, 10th November 2019

  • 9:30am - Assemble at the Community Centre, Pond Road.
  • 9:45am - March off via Western Road and Brunswick Road to the Church of St. Mary de Haura.
  • 10:00am - Remembrance Service led by Reverend Ann Waizeneker.
  • 11:00am - Wreath Laying Ceremony (including Last Post, two minutes silence and Reveille) at the War Memorial.

Sompting: Sunday, 10th November 2019

  • 11:00am - Remembrance Service in St. Mary's church ends shortly after 11:00am, followed by a Parade to the war memorial in Church Lane where there will be a 2 minute silence before the crowd disperses.

Southwick: Sunday, 10th November 2019

  • 10:30am - Parade leaves Southwick Square car park.
  • 11:00am - Service at War Memorial on Southwick Green.

Photos from 2018

Photo: Cllr Joss Loader, Chairman of Adur District, lays a wreath at Lancing

PR18-205 - Cllr Joss Loader, Chairman of Adur District, lays a wreath at Lancing

Photo: Hundreds attended the Lancing Remembrance commemoration

PR18-205 - Hundreds attended the Lancing Remembrance commemoration

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Remembrance service events in Worthing

PoppyWorthing will be remembering the tragic loss of life following two World Wars and other conflicts at three events:

Monday, 4th November 2019, 11:00am

Opening of the Field of Remembrance at the Worthing War Memorial, outside Worthing Town Hall in Chapel Road.

Remembrance Sunday, 10th November 2019, 11:00am

The annual Remembrance Service and March Past will take place at the Worthing War Memorial, outside Worthing Town Hall in Chapel Road.

The two minutes silence will start on the first stroke of the Town Hall clock at 11:00am after which the Mayor's Chaplain will conduct the service.

The Worthing Borough Mayor and others will lay wreaths for the fallen and take the salute at the March Past in front of Worthing Town Hall at approximately 11:30am after the Service.

Councillor Hazel Thorpe, Mayor of Worthing, said:

“I am extremely proud and humbled to represent my town and I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the many local organisations from Worthing and further afield who continue to support our annual Remembrance Service and Parade.”

Monday, 11th November 2019, 11:00am

Armistice Day, 2minute silence at the Worthing War Memorial, outside Worthing Town Hall in Chapel Road.

Order of Service for Sunday 10 November 2019:

Photos from 2018

Photo: Wreaths laid at the Worthing Remembrance commemorations

PR18-205 - Wreaths laid at the Worthing Remembrance commemorations

Photo: Cllr Paul Baker, Mayor of Worthing, at the March Past on Remembrance Sunday

PR18-205 - Cllr Paul Baker, Mayor of Worthing, at the March Past on Remembrance Sunday

Photo: Armed service personnel past and present bow their heads at Worthing Remembrance Sunday

PR18-205 - Armed service personnel past and present bow their heads at Worthing Remembrance Sunday

Photo: Cllr Paul Baker, Mayor of Worthing, with the 12th Regiment and children from the Little Rascals Nursery taken on Monday 5th November 2018 for the opening of the Garden of Remembrance outside Worthing Town Hall

Cllr Paul Baker, Mayor of Worthing, with the 12th Regiment and children from the Little Rascals Nursery

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