Maidstone Borough Council marks Armistice 100 with Remembrance Day Events
Remembrance Sunday Maidstone; Stamping a long time since the part of the arrangement World War, Maidstone Borough Council welcomes you to go along with us for a day of recognition in a strong tribute to the individuals who served, and keep on serving in the Armed Forces. Individuals from the open will most likely watch the event with us at the yearly march and administration of recognition through the town focus, and a night Battle’s Over service in Jubilee Square, new during the current year. The two occasions are allowed to visit.
Parade and Service of Remembrance
Sunday eleventh November, Maidstone town focus, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
The procession and administration is very much gone to with HM Lord Lieutenant of Kent, the Mayor of Maidstone, military and regular citizen associations and individuals from people in general, and incorporates the two moment quiet at 11am at the Memorial in The Broadway, trailed by the laying of wreaths.
10:30: The motorcade will step off from the intersection of Earl Street with Week Street, into the High Street and Lower High Street, to the scaffold framework. The motorcade will cross the scaffold and walk to the war remembrance in the Broadway.
10:50: The Service of Remembrance will start at the Memorial and will be trailed by the laying of wreaths.
11:15: The dignitaries’ gathering, trailed by the motorcade, will process back over the scaffold and into the High Street where the Lord Lieutenant, Mayor and Commanding Officer take the salute from the procession on a dais to the side of the Town Hall in Jubilee Square.
11:25: The motorcade moves toward Week Street and advances toward its place of dispersal.
So as to guarantee the wellbeing and security of members and observers it is important to shut down streets along the course of the motorcade and around the commemoration.
Street terminations to be set up somewhere in the range of 09.45 and 12.30, utilizing moving terminations where conceivable, despite the fact that streets will be revived once the parade has passed, are:-
- Duke Street
- Week Street
- High Street
- Wyke Manor Road
- Pudding Lane (jcn with High Street)
- Celebration Square
- Bank Street
- Gabriels Hill
- Factory Street
- Lower High Street
- Extension Gyratory
- Barker Road
- St Peters Street
- The Broadway
- Rough Hill
- Vine Mews
- London Road (from intersection with Buckland Hill to Rocky Hill)
- Tonbridge Road (from intersection with Broadway to intersection off Terrace Road)
Redirections will be set up and streets will be revived as quickly as time permits however streets might be shut down as regarded vital between these occasions. The territory around the Memorial, the Broadway, London Road, Rocky Hill, Tonbridge Road and St Peter’s Street will be the most influenced and are probably going to stay closed between at any rate 10.30 and 11.30.
We apologize for the burden the street terminations, march and administration may cause however believe you will comprehend the significance of honoring Armistice Day and recalling the people who have been killed or injured in strife.
We thank you ahead of time for your understanding on Remembrance Sunday.
Fight’s Over reference point lighting service
Sunday eleventh November, Jubilee Square, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
As visitors and individuals from the open assemble in Jubilee Square, a flute player will perform, trailed by the playing of the Last Post by Kevin Ashman. There will be a location from the Mayor of Maidstone and military and confidence delegates, and a reference point will be lit.
Neighborhood houses of worship will ring their chimes at 7:05 pm to remember the part of the bargain, will be discernable inside the Square, all through the town focus, and past. Chapels affirmed as participating incorporate All Saints Church, St Michael and All Angels.
Maidstone Borough Council will communicate live from both of these occasions by means of its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MaidstoneBoroughCouncil