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Sunday 11 November 2018 - 10.30 - 11.30

There will be a joint Remembrance Sunday parade in which the mayors of Farnham and Waverley will take part alongside representatives of the armed forces, local dignitaries, uniformed services and local scout and guide groups. The parade will start in Castle Street at the site of the world’s first two-minute silence which was held in May 1916.

Parade information

  • Sections assemble in Central Car Park then relocate to Castle Street (unless your own Section has given separate instructions)
  • Castle Street will be CLOSED TO TRAFFIC from 10.00 until the Parade steps off (10.30)
  • The Parade forms up in Castle Street for the extended Centenary Parade passing the Two-minutes Silence commemorative plaque, stepping off from Castle Street at 10.30 (for those not able to Process from Castle Street, assembly is at the War Memorial)
  • The parade will reach Gostrey Meadow for a short service at 10.45am and is open to all.

Remembrance service information

  • The Service at the Gostrey Meadow War Memorial will commence at 10.45am
  • The Service at St Andrew’s Church takes place at 11.30am.
  • At 11am all those attending will fall silent for two minutes before guests make their way to St Andrew’s Church for the remembrance service.

The Remembrance Sunday parade is organised by Farnham Town Council in conjunction with the Farnham branch of the Royal British Legion.

Drivers are advised that temporary road closures will be in place from 10.15am to 11.30am. The roads affected include Castle Street, The Borough, Union Road, South Street, Downing Street, Longbridge and Victoria Road.

Remembrance services will also take place at the war memorials in Badshot Lea, Rowledge, Hale and Weybourne and at St Thomas on the Bourne and St Peter’s at Wrecclesham. Local councillors will lay wreaths on behalf of the town.