Portsmouth Remembrance Day services 2018: What time does Guildhall parade start? What will happen during service? What other services are taking place?Â

Portsmouth will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice with a series of Remembrance Sunday services.Â

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 7:54 am
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 1:53 pm
Veterans march during the Remembrance service in Portsmouth last year. Photo: Royal Navy

Guildhall Square will host a parade and services, while other events will be taking place across the city. 

Here's what you need to know about Remembrance Sunday in Portsmouth: 

Where and when does Guildhall service and parade start? 

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Veterans march during the Remembrance service in Portsmouth last year. Photo: Royal Navy

The remembrance service will take place in Portsmouth city centre, in Guildhall Square, on Sunday, November 11. 

The events will begin at 6am when a lone piper will play in Guildhall Square marking the moment the Armistice agreement was signed 100 years ago.

Then, from 10am until midday, a service and parade will take place in the square.

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Personnel from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines at the Guildhall square, Portsmouth during a remembrance service. Picture: LPhot Sam Seeley/Royal Navy

What will take place during Guildhall Remembrance service? 

The event will be attended by military units, cadet groups, veterans and community organisations.

At 11am there will be a two-minute silence followed by the service. A wreath-laying ceremony at the First World War and Second World War memorials will conclude the morning's events.

If you intend to lay a wreath, please ensure that you arrive before 10.30am and make yourself known to a marshal who will direct you.

What other services are taking place? 

- A ceremony is being staged at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial on Southsea Common from 9.30am until 10am.

- St Mary's Church, in Fratton Road, is hosting a Royal British Legion service of Remembrance from 3pm to 4pm.

- The Last Post will be played at Southsea Castle at 6.55pm ahead of a national beacon lighting service at the site at 7pm. At 7.05pm bells will be rung out at Portsmouth's Anglican cathedral.