Remembrance Services

Poppies - Remembrance Day - © The Royal British Legion

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

The towns and villages in Adur will remember the tragic loss of life following two World Wars and other conflicts on Remembrance Sunday.

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, 14th November 2021

  • 2:15 - Parade Muster on South Street outside New Pond Row Surgery
  • 2:30 - March to Commence
  • 2:45 - Wreath Laying at War Memorial
  • 3:00 - Service in St. Michael & All Angels Church

Shoreham: Sunday, 14th November 2021

  • 9:20am - Assemble at the Community Centre, Pond Road
  • 9:30am - March off via Western Road and Brunswick Road to the Church of St. Mary de Haura
  • 10:00am - Remembrance Service led by Reverend Canon Ann Waizeneker
  • 11:00am - Wreath Laying Ceremony (including Last Post, two-minute silence and Reveille) at the War Memorial

Sompting: Sunday, 14th November 2021

  • 9:00am - Wreath laying, two-minute silence and reading of names at the war memorial in the lychgate in the grounds of St. Mary's Church
  • 9:45am - Remembrance Service in St. Mary's Church

Southwick: Sunday, 14th November 2021

  • 10:30am - Parade leaves Southwick Square car park (by the Co-op food store)
  • 11:00am - Service at War Memorial on Southwick Green

Fundraising

Local residents are encouraged to support the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal by buying a poppy, making a donation or fundraising. Find out how you can support the Armed Forces community at:

Photo from 2020

Photo: Cllr Andy McGregor (right), Chairman of Adur District Council, with Bruce Williams (left), President of Shoreham Royal British Legion

PR20-137 - Cllr Andy McGregor, Adur Chairman, with Bruce Williams, President of Shoreham Royal British Legion

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Remembrance Service events in Worthing

Worthing will remember the tragic loss of life following two World Wars and other conflicts at three events:

Opening of the Field of Remembrance

Monday, 1st November 2021, 11:00am

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

Armistice Day

Thursday, 11th November 2021, 11:00am

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

Remembrance Sunday

14th November 2021, 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-minute 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 Lionel Harman, 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.”

Order of service for Sunday 14th November 2021:

Fundraising

Local residents are encouraged to support the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal by buying a poppy, making a donation or fundraising. Find out how you can support the Armed Forces community at:

Photo from 2020

Photo: The Mayor and Mayoress of Worthing pictured with Steve Hinton from the Worthing Veterans' Association, Parade Marshall Kevin Maynard and Commander Nobby Hall RN at Worthing War Memorial

PR20-137 - The Mayor and Mayoress of Worthing pictured with Steve Hinton from the Worthing Veterans’ Association, Parade

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External websites

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Page last updated: 27 January 2022

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