Southwark Remembers 2017

1 November 2017

The borough’s arrangements to mark Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day 2017

Remembrance Sunday 12 November 2017

The official borough service for Remembrance Sunday will take place at St Saviour’s War Memorial, Borough High Street, London SE1, on Sunday 12 November 2017 at 10.45am, ahead of the nationwide two minute silence at 11am.  It will be led by The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark, who will be joined by other clergy of the district.  Guests are asked to assemble by 10.30am and the service will be followed by light refreshments in the adjacent Slug and Lettuce Public House.

Ceremonies will also be taking on this day at:

  • Southwark Cathedral
  • St George's Cathedral
  • Kennington Park
  • Dulwich College
  • Lordship Lane
  • Wells Way
  • West Lane
  • Soviet War Memorial, GMHP
  • Camberwell Green
  • St Stephen's church
  • St Giles Church

Armistice Day 11 November 2017

The official borough service for Armistice Day 2017 will take place at West Lane War Memorial off Jamaica Road, London SE16, on Saturday 11 November 2017 at 10.45am.   It will be led by The Right Reverend Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Fulham, assisted by clergy of the district. Guests are asked to assemble by 10.30am and the service will be followed by light refreshments in Cherry Garden Hall off Jamaica Road.   

An important message about wreath laying at both ceremonies

All those who wish to lay wreaths will need to supply their own on the day. Please advise the Civic Office in advance of each ceremony if you intend to participate in wreath-laying so that you may be duly announced and called forward on the day.  You can do so by emailing mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk  

Wreaths are purchased by the individual and can be obtained from the Royal British Legion.
 

Page last updated: 06 November 2017