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Remembrance commemorations 2017

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Armistice Day Commemoration Saturday 11 November

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

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

Priory Street will be closed briefly at 11am to allow for the service.


 

Remembrance Sunday Sunday 12 November

On Sunday 12 November a Remembrance Day service will take place at the cenotaph in Ednam Road at 10.40am.

Veterans will be joined by service men and women, along with community groups, who will parade from Vicar Street at approximately 10.30am and move along High Street, Stone Street, Priory Street, Priory Road and finishing 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 fountain in Dudley Market Place from Friday 27 October. 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 9 November

A Festival of Remembrance concert with the popular Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir will take place at Dudley Town Hall on Thursday 9 November. Tickets cost £5 and are available from the box office on 01384 812812 or by visiting Entertainment live