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Pictures as Preston marks Remembrance Sunday for Armistice100

Posted on - 11th November, 2018 - 2:49pm | Author - | Posted in - Photos, Preston City Centre, Preston News

Marking Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph Pic: Michael Porter

Marking Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph Pic: Michael Porter

The city centre fell quiet as the 11th hour of the 11th day was reached.

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Preston’s Remembrance event saw a large crowd brave the weather for the service on the Flag Market.

Hundreds of military and emergency service personnel marched by the balcony of the Harris ahead of the remembrance service.

Wreaths were laid at the Cenotaph to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Read more: Pictures as Penwortham marks Remembrance Sunday

Knitted poppies adorned the Cenotaph and a Tommy figure, which are dotted throughout the city, was also looking on at the poppies and remembrance event.

Michael Porter’s pictures show the scale of the service and the poignant moments throughout Remembrance Sunday.

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