Remembrance Sunday 12th November 2017

Date: 1st Nov 2017 Author: Scout Websites

The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor Bill Clarke has cordially invited members of Wigan and District Scouts to accompany him on this year’s Remembrance Sunday Procession in Wigan town centre.
All adult and youth members of Wigan and District Scout Groups are welcome to attend the procession. Scout Groups (flags are not required) are to form up behind the District Team on Library Street at 10:15am.

The procession will leave the Town Hall at 10:30am prompt and will proceed along Library Street, Rodney Street, King Street, Wallgate, King Street West and Crawford Street to the War Memorial in All Saints’ Gardens.

The two minute silence will be observed at 11am preceded by the ‘Last Post’ and ending with ‘Reveille’. Following the sounding of ‘Reveille’ the Mayor will lay a wreath on behalf of the inhabitants of Wigan followed by representatives of the various organisations. The ceremony will be concluded with the National Anthem. The procession will then proceed into the Parish Church for an Interdenominational Service.

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