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Remembrance Services for 2015 in Blackburn and Darwen

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You are invited to join the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council at Remembrance Services commemorating the lives of those who perished in two World Wars and in other conflicts.

Wednesday November 11th 2015

TWO MINUTE SILENCE BLACKBURN TOWN HALL and DARWEN TOWN HALL

An observance of two minutes of silence honouring all who have given their lives for our country will be conducted outside the Blackburn and Darwen Town Halls at 11.00am. Wreaths and poppies may be purchased from the Royal British Legion.

Saturday November 7th 2015

DARWEN MARKET SQUARE 11.00am

A short service will be held outside the Darwen Town Hall. This will be followed by a wreath-laying at the Belgrave Square Boer War Memorial.

Remembrance Sunday

Sunday November 8th 2015

UNITED SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE BLACKBURN CATHEDRAL 9.30am

Following this service, a parade will form on King William Street, moving at 10.25am to the Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service.

SERVICE and WREATH-LAYING ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL, HODDLESDEN

9.15am Following the service, an 11.55am wreath laying service will be conducted at the Hoddlesden War Memorial.

SERVICE AND WREATH-LAYING ST. PETER’S CHURCH, DARWEN

2.30pm Following the service, organisations may wish to transfer their wreaths to the War Memorial in Bold Venture Park, where a service will be held. A bus will be available.

 

“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them” 

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