Service of Remembrance details released

Arrangements have been made for the annual service of Remembrance to be held at the Peace Garden in Burnley.

Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 9:17 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:14 pm
The annual service of Remembrance takes place at Burnley's Peace Garden.

The service will start in Croft Street shortly before 11am on Sunday, November 13th, and will be conducted by the Bishop of Burnley Rev. Philip North, chaplain to the Royal British

Legion Fr Roger Parker, senior chaplain to the Mayor of Burnley Rev. Patrick and and Fr Brian Keeley.

The Mayor, Coun. Jeff Sumner, will remember those who lost their lives in war, along with representatives from Burnley Council, the Royal British Legion, ex-servicemen’s associations, the armed forces, other uniformed groups, public organisations and the public.

People attending are asked to be at the Peace Garden no later than 10-45am.

The 4th Battalion Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment would like ex-servicemen’s associations and all other uniformed groups to assemble in the pedestrianised area of Curzon Street at 10am, for the parade to march off at 10-20am towards the Peace Garden.

On Remembrance Day itself there will be a short informal public service at the Peace Garden, starting shortly before 11am which anyone can attend.