Remembrance Sunday events - when and where

Remembrance Sunday events are being held across the area this weekend
Remembrance Sunday events are being held across the area this weekend
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HERE is our when and where guide to all Remembrance Sunday events taking place across the Portsmouth area.


- PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall Square will be decorated with giant poppies and see a parade led by the Royal Marines Band at 10.30am.

The service will be led by Canon Peter Leonard of Portsmouth’s Anglican Cathedral and Father James McAuley of the Roman Catholic Cathedral and start at 10.58am. A gun from HMS Nelson will fire at 11am to start the two minutes’ silence.

Portsmouth Military Wives Choir and Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir will perform, accompanied by the Salvation Army and The Royal Marines bands. Free entry to the D-Day Museum on Southsea seafront.

- PORTSMOUTH: Drumhead Ceremony by The Royal Marines School of Music at 10.58am followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Lumsden Memorial and standard bearers from local RMA branches.

Service at 11am. Fort Cumberland Guard will fire the gun at the start and the end of the two-minute silence. Free admission to the museum.

- PORTSMOUTH: Requiem mass at St James’s Church, Milton, at 9.30am. The names of the 214 men and women who gave up their lives in the First World War will be read out. Then 215 crosses will be placed in the church garden.

- PORTSMOUTH: At Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson six heavy draft horses will draw an 18-pounder First World War gun across the Parade, followed by gun salutes.

A gun crew from Ubique Right of the Line will fire the 18-pounder gun to mark the beginning and end of the two minutes’ silence at 11am.

There will be further gun firings at 1pm and 3pm.

- HAYLING ISLAND: A service will be held at 11am at the war memorial opposite the Co-op, near Tournerbury Lane, in Church Road.

- FAREHAM: Mayor of Fareham, Councillor David Norris will unveil an additional name on the War Memorial at Holy Trinity Church.

It will follow the Forever Remembered Ceremony at Holy Trinity Church where names of the fallen will be read out at 9.40am. Two minutes’ silence at 11am.

- EMSWORTH: The Remembrance Day parade will start from 2.25pm in Queens Street and end at St James’ Church, off North Street.

- HAVANT: Parade from the Ex-Servicemen’s Club in Brockhampton Lane at 10.35am to St Faith’s Church. Wreaths to be laid before a service inside the church, then the parade will reform in South Street to march back to the Royal British Legion.

The parade will be led by the Sussex Piper Gary Anderson and the salute will be taken by mayor of Havant, Councillor Marjorie Smallcorn.

- WATERLOOVILLE: Service at St George’s Church at 11am.

- GOSPORT: Parade at Gosport War Memorial Hospital from 10.30am, with a service at 10.45am.

- LEE-ON-THE SOLENT: The Fleet Air Arm ceremony at the war memorial in Marine Parade West from 11am.

- HORNDEAN: Parade down Blendworth Hill followed by a service at the war memorial in the village square at 11am.

- STUBBINGTON: Service at the war memorial at 10.45am.


- PORTSMOUTH: Service at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, at 10.30am.

- PORTSMOUTH: At Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson the 18-pounder gun will be fired at 11am.

- HAVANT: Havant Remembers Event will showcase community groups who have commemorated the First and the Second World Wars at The Plaza.

- CROOKHORN: Service at Crookhorn College with a presentation of poppies.

- FAREHAM: Redlands School pupils have created a poppy which will be displayed on the school field.

- BEDHAMPTON: Artwork by pupils at Bidbury school will be displayed.

Parents will be able to buy the artworks, with any proceeds going to Help For Heroes.