Remembrance Day parades and services

Marking Remembrance Day in Kingswood

Marking Remembrance Day in Kingswood

Thousands of local people will be taking take part in annual Remembrance Day parades and church services this Sunday.

In Keynsham the Remembrance Parade, organised by the Royal British Legion, will form up in Ashton Way at 9am and march to St John the Baptist Church for a service. The parade will reform and march to the Memorial Park gates for the wreath-laying service and two minute silence at 11am.

In Staple Hill the annual Remembrance Day parade to the war memorial in Page Park leaves the Royal British Legion in Kendall Road at 10.30am. There will be a service at the war memorial in the park.

A Remembrance Day service will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Kingswood following a parade which will assemble in Cecil Road car park at 2.15pm.

There will be a service of Remembrance at the war memorial in Hanham

There will be a service of Remembrance at the war memorial in Hanham

In Mangotsfield there will be a Royal British Legion service on the village green at 12.30pm. Other outdoor services will be held at the war memorials in Warmley at 10.30am and Hanham at noon.

At St Stephen’s in Soundwell there will be Remembrance services at 9.30am and 11am.

Saltford’s Service of Remembrance starts at 10.55am.

At St Mary’s in Bitton there will be a Remembrance Day service starting at 10.30am. The Bitton and Oldland branch of the Royal British Legion will attend along with members of the parish council and the Army Cadet Force. During the service there will be an Act of Remembrance around the war memorial in the churchyard and a trumpeter will play The Last Post.

The chapel in Upton Cheyney is holding a special Remembrance service at 3pm.

In Bristol city centre the parade to the Cenotaph starts at College Green at 10.30am. In Bath wreaths will be laid at the war memorial in Royal Victoria Park at 11am. And at 2.30pm the annual Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday parade sets off from the Guildhall to the Abbey for a service starting at 3pm.

Meanwhile on Saturday 9th November at 7.30pm there will be a Festival of Remembrance at Unity Oldland Methodist Church, followed by a service on Sunday at 10.30am.