Remembrance Sunday Leicester

Remembrance Sunday Leicester: On November 10, the country will pay tribute to the people who gave their lives in administration of their nation.

This year, the day holds specific noteworthiness, as it marks a long time since the part of the arrangement One.

Here is a round-up of when and where tributes to fallen servicemen and servicewomen will be held across Leicester and Leicestershire.

You can discover your closest occasion in the rundown underneath.

Leicester Market

Leicester Market will by and by host a memorial occasion to stamp Remembrance Sunday, occurring in Market Square.

The Market will grind to a halt as customers and brokers offer their regards to servicemen and ladies, at various times, who proceed to serve and secure the nation.

In participation will be the Deputy Lord Mayor of Leicester, Annette Byrne, while the administration will be led by the Reverend Canon Karen Rooms.

As always, at 11:00am a bugler will sound ‘The Last Post’ to mark the beginning of two minutes of silence.

When: 10.50am, Saturday 10 November

Where: Market Square, Leicester

Price: Free

Victoria Park

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

 

The Remembrance Day administration in Victoria Park starts with a motorcade, where individuals from the military will step off from De Montfort Hall to the Arch of Remembrance on a course fixed with poppies made by youngsters from nearby schools, guide and scout affiliations.

An administration driven by the Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Rev Martyn Snow, will start at 10.55am.

Official wreaths will at that point be laid by the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, the Lord Mayor of Leicester, and agents from nearby crisis administrations, military units and confidence gatherings.

Sir David Attenborough will likewise be in participation to lay a wreath.

Whenever: 10.30am, Sunday 11 November

Where: Victoria Park, Leicester

Value: Free

 

Peace negotiation Centenary Service at Leicester Cathedral

An extraordinary administration will check the centenaries of the WWI Armistice and the establishing of Leicester’s first college.

Individuals from the open are welcome to go to the administration, which will incorporate a lesson given by Bishop of Loughborough, the Rt Revd Guli Francis-Dehqani.

10 perspex outlines of fighters will be additionally shown in the Cathedral nave as a feature of the There But Not There task, to speak to individuals who passed on during administration in the holy places they stayed away forever to.

Whenever: 4pm, Sunday 11 November

Where: Leicester Cathedral

Price: Free

Knighton Remembers World War I

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

A week of events will mark the centenary of the end the First World War at the churches of St Mary Magdalen and St Guthlac in Knighton.

Talks, exhibitions, special Remembrance Day services and heritage walks will take place, culminating in a sound and light show.

Find out more at the Parish websites: http://www.stmarysknighton.co.uk/ and http://www.stguthlac-knighton.co.uk/

When: Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 November

Where: St Mary’s Church, and St Guthlac’s Church and Holbrook Memorial Hall, Knighton

Price: Free

 

First World War Drama

Braunstone Town Council will present a heart-touching play about WWI and a forgotten relative.

The poignant play describes both the horrors of the battlefield and the struggles on the home front through the voices of James and his sister, portrayed by two actors who are two generations apart in age.

When: 7.30pm, Saturday 3 November

Where: Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Price: £7.50, tickets available from Braunstone Civic Centre and Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Groby Community Tommy unveiling

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

Remembrance Sunday Leicester

How the Tommy will look when unveiled

 

A WWI Tommy will be unveiled by a relative of a veteran living in Groby.

The Tommy will be located at the junction of Leicester Road and Sacheverell Way, Groby roundabout.

When: 11am (arrive by 10.50am), Sunday 11 November

Where: The junction of Leicester Road and Sacheverell Way, Groby

Price: Free

The Field Hospital

As a component of the town wide recognition occasions in Quorn over the Remembrance weekend, the NQSC will reproduce a field medical clinic in France and paying tribute to neighborhood young ladies who joined to nurture just as the specialists, orderlies and the troopers themselves.

Neighborhood ladies who served in France as VAD’s and the NQSC will give guests a sample of the diligent work and conditions that these protected young ladies experienced in the field clinics.

Tea and bread rolls will be on offer, and you may even get the opportunity to observe the visit of Queen Mary.

A vintage transport will be worked by the Great Central Railway and one of the stops will be directly outside the Village Hall.

When: 10am – 4pm, Saturday 10 November

Where: Quorn Village Hall

Price: Free

 

Great War, Great Central

‘Great War, Great Central’ will tell the story of the railwaymen who fought
‘Great War, Great Central’ will tell the story of the railwaymen who fought (Image: GCR)

‘Great War, Great Central’ tells the story of the railwaymen who fought and the contribution of the railways to the war effort.

The GCR in Quorn will present a fascinating event that includes displays, talks, music, re-enactors, refreshments, locomotives and a vintage WW1 tank.

A vintage shuttle bus will be operating between the station and Quorn and in a very special addition, the Bedfordshire Cavalry re-enactors will be riding through the village.

When: 10am – 4pm, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November

Where: Quorn Station

Price: Free (standard fares apply for travel on the train)

 

Memorial day services taking place on Remembrance Sunday

Blaby –Leicester Road, Enderby Road, Sycamore Street, Welford Road, Sycamore Street, Park Road, Lutterworth Road, Church Street, Auburn Road, Welford Road, Freer Close – somewhere in the range of 10.30 and 11.30

Braunstone –Inner Kingsway (from the intersection with Turnbull Drive to the intersection with Outer Kingsway, Fernhurst Road and Stonehurst Road

Cosby –Park Road, Croft Road, The Nook and Main Street somewhere in the range of 9:45am and 10:45am

Croft –Broughton Road at its intersection with Arbor Road and Station Road; Hincote Road at its intersection with Stanton Lane

Enderby –Mill Lane, Bantlam Lane, John Street, Rawson Street, Co-Operation Street, King Street, Townsend Road, Broad Street, The Cross, High Street, Moores Lane, Brook Street, Gumley Square, Chapel Street, Blaby Road (part) somewhere in the range of 10:25am and 11:00am

Littlethorpe –The Square, Biddle Road, Riddington Road between 12:20pm – 13:00pm

Stoney Stanton –Sapcote Road, Long Street and New Road somewhere in the range of 10:15am and 10:45am

Whetstone –New Road, Sapcote Road, Carey Hill Road, Lanes Hill Grove, South Drive, Johnson Rise somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 11:15am

Charnwood precinct

Anstey –Link Road, Hollow Road and Stadon Road will be shut down somewhere in the range of 10.15am and 11.00am Barrow Upon Soar- – Beveridge Street, Church Street, High Street, South Street and Melton Road will be shut down somewhere in the range of 8.30am and 11.45am

Birstall –Front Street, Birstall Road, Church Hill somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 12 early afternoon

East Goscote –The Warren, Long Furrow, Lind Dale, Tinkles Dess, Squires Ride, Yeomans Dale, Bracken Dale, Lind Dale, Wayfarer Drive and Foxglove Close

Loughborough –Burton Walks, Victoria Street, Burton Street, Princess Street, Albert Place, Southfield Road, Bedford Square, Woodgate, South Street Devonshire Square, Cattle Market, Market Place somewhere in the range of 8:00am and 1:30pm

Mountsorrel –The Green, Leiceser Road, Buttermarket, Market Place, Leicester Road somewhere in the range of 2.30pm and 4.00pm

Quorn –Station Road, Leicester Road, High Street, Meeting Street between 10:45am – 11:30am

Rothley –Mountsorrel Lane, Cross Green Fowke Street, Anthony Street somewhere in the range of 10:40am and 11:50am

Shepshed –Lambert Avenue, Charnwood Road, Bull Ring, Field Street somewhere in the range of 2:45pm and 3.15pm

Swithland –Main Street close to the war remembrance somewhere in the range of 10:45am and 11.10am

Syston –High Street, Lower Church Street, Barkby Road, Melton Road, Walker Way, Chapel Street, School Street, Upper Church Street, Bath Street, Melton Road, Brook Street

Thurmaston –Unicorn Street, Melton Road, with influenced side street:- Harrison Street, Wharf Street, Forest Avenue, Mill Lane, Hadrian Road, White Hall Close, Church Lane, Lee Close, Brook Street, Assured Drive, Bridge Park Road, Wheatleys Road somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 11:35am

Wymeswold –Burton Lane, Hoton Road, London Lane, Far Street, The Stockwell, Brook Street and Clay Street somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 12:30pm

Harborough locale

Broughton Astley –Orchard Road, Blenheim Crescent, Folesworth Road, Jubilee Road, Cosby Road, Station Road, Church Close somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 11:45am

Extraordinary Glen –Church Road, Main Street between 12 early afternoon and 1:00pm

Houghton on the Hill –Main Street 10:15am – 11:00am

Kibworth –School Road, High Street, Station Street, Church Road somewhere in the range of 10:15 and 12:30

Lutterworth –Bank Street, Churchgate, Church Street and George Street (part) somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 12:30pm

Market Harborough –Coventry Road, High Street, The Square and St Mary’s Road and Northampton Road somewhere in the range of 9:15am and 11:30am

Hinckley and Bosworth district

Barwell –Kirkby Road, Stapleton Road, High Street, Shilton Road, Chapel Street, Church Lane, Blackburn Road somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 11:00am

Burbage –Grove Road from the intersection with Twycross Road and Salem Road to the intersection with Hinckley Road; Hinckley Road from the intersection with Woodland Avenue and Church Street from the intersection with Windsor Street and Lychgate Lane, somewhere in the range of 9:30am and 12:30pm. There will be a Prohibition of Waiting set up toward the part of the bargain close to the intersection with Hinckley Road, toward the part of the bargain close to the intersection with Hinckley Road and outside Burbage Primary School on Grove Road

Desford –Peckleton Lane from roughly 800m south of the town focus to the intersection of High Street; Manor Road, Main Street and the intersections of Parkstone Road and Kirkby Road, Church Lane, Sewards Court, Chapel Lane, Little Lane Newbold Road/Lindridge Lane somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 12 early afternoon.

Duke Shilton –Wood Street, Kings Walk, Mountfield Road, Land Society somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 12 early afternoon

Hinckley –Castle Street, Market Place, Station Road, St Marys Road, Mount Road and Hill Street somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 12 early afternoon

Market Bosworth –Church Street, Main Street, Station Road and The Square somewhere in the range of 9:00am and 12 early afternoon

Ratby –Dane Hill, Groby Road, Church Lane Main Street somewhere in the range of 10:25am and 12:10pm

Melton area

Melton Mowbray –Chapel Street, Kings Street, Burton Street, Sherrard Street, Walton Road somewhere in the range of 10:00 and 12 early afternoon

North West area

Ashby de la Zouch –North Street, Brook Street, Derby Road, Market Street, Kilwardby Street, Bath Street, South Street

Breedon on The Hill –The Green, Melbourne Road and Squirrel Lane somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 12:00 early afternoon and somewhere in the range of 5:30pm and 7:00pm

Manor Donington –Barroon, Clapgun Street, Dovecote, Delven Lane, High Street, Market Street, Borough Street, The Hollow somewhere in the range of 10:30am and 11:45am

Coalville –London Road, Hotel Street, Memorial Square, Belvoir Road (part), Ashby Road (part), Mantle Lane (part), High Street, Whitwick Road somewhere in the range of 10.30am and 12 early afternoon.

Ibstock –Leicester Road, Penistone Street, Ashby Road, Chapel Street and Central Avenue somewhere in the range of 10:00am and 11:30am

Kegworth – Derby Road, High Street, Dragwell, Nottingham Road between 10:00am and 12 noon

Long Whatton – The Green and Mill Lane between 10:50am and 11:10am

Updated: September 8, 2019 — 5:50 pm

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