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Remembrance commemorations 2016

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Armistice Day Commemoration Friday 11 November

On Friday November 11 veterans will join council staff, councillors and members of the public at the Clock Tower in Priory Street for the annual Armistice Day to mark the end of the First World War service.

The service starts at 11am and includes the laying of wreaths and a two minute silence.

Priory Street will be closed on the morning and alternative routes and signposted throughout the closures from 8am to 1pm.


 

Remembrance Sunday Sunday 13 November

On Sunday November 13 a Remembrance Day service will take place at the cenotaph in Ednam Road at 10.40am.

Ex-service men and women, along with community groups, will parade from Vicar Street at approximately 10.30am, and move along High Street, Stone Street, Priory Street, Priory Road and end in Ednam Road by the cenotaph.

Uniformed organisations will meet in Vicar Street from 10am.

Several road closures will be in place to make sure the event runs smoothly and safely including Priory Road, Ednam Road, New Street, Tower Street, Priory Street, Stone Street, St James’s Road, Parsons Street, Market Place, High Street, Wolverhampton Street, Union Street and Vicar Street.

People can pay their respects by placing a poppy in the special cross of remembrance at the Clock Tower in Priory Street. The cross is available at all times of the day or night for people to pay their personal tributes to people who have lost their lives.

 


Festival of Remembrance Thursday 10 November

A Festival of Remembrance concert with the popular Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir will take place at Dudley Town Hall on Thursday November 10. Tickets cost £10 and are available from the box office on 01384 812812 or visiting Entertainment live

 

Link to news release on Remembrance commemorations