Guildford will honor the century on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday, with a parade, community gathering and wreath-laying in the Castle Grounds. Veterans, cadets and visitors will be available.
The Mayor of Guildford, Cllr Mike Parsons, will start by joining Brigadier Paul Evans OBE DL laying blossoms under the VC Stones in Tunsgate, before the parade to Holy Trinity Church.
The Mayor of Guildford, Cllr Mike Parsons says:
“We will everlastingly recall the individuals who lost their lives in war. Recognition Day is a significant piece of history for the country and Guildford. It’s significant that we keep on respecting the courage of those administration people who battled for the benefit of our opportunity.”
Unique game plans have been made to honor a long time since the part of the arrangement World War. There will be an outside administration watching the Armistice two moment quietness at 11am in the Castle Grounds. It would be ideal if you note no maroon will be terminated to check the start and part of the bargain.
We are the glad supporters of Concert for Peace being sorted out by the Vivace Chorus at G Live on Saturday 10 November. The show will be like the Festival of Remembrance held at the Royal Albert Hall, and will highlight music from Vivace Chorus and the Friary Guildford Band, alongside readings by Dame Penelope Keith, HM Lord Lieutenant of Surrey and Col. Patrick Crowley. There will be a military bugler to play The Last Post and an air and moving poppy drop. Close by the show, there will be an evening of free occasions at G Live to honor the centennial of the part of the arrangement World War.
Other free occasions at G Live incorporate the film ‘Guildford in the Great War’, Gordon’s Pipe and Drum band, Special Sound Installation – Learning to Fly and WW1 re-sanctioning gathering.
Cllr Mike Parsons includes:
“It’s extraordinary to see such a large number of occasions in Guildford regarding the individuals who yielded themselves in the Great War. It is an incalculable token of the grit that occurred every one of those years back.”