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Remembrance Services

10th November 2016

Categories: Town Centre News

Remembrance services are being held this week to commemorate the lives lost in the two world wars and other conflicts.

The events are organised by the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in partnership with One Voice.

  • On Friday November 11 there will be a two minute silence outside both Blackburn Town Hall and Darwen Town Hall,honouring all who have given their lives for our country. The services will begin at 11am.
  • On Saturday November 12, a short service will be held outside the Town Hall, Darwen at 11am, followed by a wreath laying at the Boer War Memorial, Belgrave Square, Darwen.
  • Remembrance Sunday, November 13. United Service of Remembrance at Blackburn Cathedral at 9.30am. Following this service, a parade will form on King William Street, moving at 10.25am to the Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service.
  • Remembrance Sunday, November 13. Service and wreath-laying, St. Paul’s, Hoddlesden at 9.15am. Following the service, an 11.55am wreath laying service will be conducted at the Hoddlesden War Memorial.
  • Remembrance Sunday, November 13. Service and wreath-laying, St Peter’s Church, Darwen, 2.30pm. Following the service, organisations may wish to transfer their wreaths to the War Memorial in Bold Venture Park.

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