Details of Preston’s Remembrance service at the Cenotaph

Posted on - 30th October, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, What's On in Preston

Preston will pause to pay its respects to fallen soldiers during the annual service in the city centre.


Remembrance Sunday sees a service led by the Mayor of Preston take place at the Cenotaph.

It starts from 10.50am on Sunday 12 November and the service is to be led by Bishop John Goddard.

The Brindle Band will provide music for the service on the Flag Market.

Read more: The city’s cenotaph is now a grade-I listed monument


Wreaths will be laid by the Mayor of Preston councillor Brian Rollo, followed by representatives of the armed services and community organisations in the city.

Veterans and serving military personnel, as well as cadets, will be in attendance.

Read more: Army bikers do one final ride at Preston Military Show

Members of the public are welcome to the service to pay their respects.

The Last Post will be played during the service, a reading of Kohima Epiatph and a two minute silence will be observed at 11am.

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