Remembrance services and events in Skegness area

Aylesbury Remembrance Service PNL-171113-095917009
Aylesbury Remembrance Service PNL-171113-095917009

Special ceremonies marking the 100th anniversery of the end of the First World War will take place in communities across the coast.

Here are some of the ceremonies happening near you:

SKEGNESS

This year’s parade takes place on Sunday, November 11, and starts from the Hildreds service yard off Beresford Avenue. Those taking part are asked to assemble by 10.15am for the march to start at 10.30am. The parade will turn left onto Lumley Road and then into Lumley Avenue and straight ahead to St Matthew’s Church..

Global Cry for Peace by Town Crier at Hildreds Centre, 7.05pm

Veterans’ lunch, Grosvenor House Hotel, Skegness, from noon (see page 2).

1940s Remembered, Philip Grove Community Centre, Church Road South, Skegness, Music and memorabilia, 2pm

INGOLDMELLS

Sunday, November 11, St Peter and Paul Church, Ingoldmells: 10.55am A short Service of Remembrance at St Mary’s War Memorial.

Rare opportunity to view artefacts from HMS Royal Arthur at community lunch in aid of the Skegness branch of the Royal British Legion being held in Ingoldmells Venue is St Peter’s Hall from noon. Features entertainment and a raffle.

ALFORD

Alford’s two biggest musical organisations are joining forces to present a spectacular Remembrance Concert. Alford Silver Band and the Elizabethan Singers will come together on Saturday, November 10, in St Wilfrid’s Church, Alford to present Alford Remembers, a very special concert designed both to celebrate the centenary of the Armisitice as well as remembering those who gave their lives. The performance will start at 7.30pm.

Sunday, November 11, St Wilfred, Alford, Remembrance Service.

SPILSBY

Residents should assemble at 10.15am on November 12 at The Buttercross car park, in Market Street, Spilsby.

The Parade will commence at 10.30am and march to the St James Church, Church Street, Spilsby, where a service will take place. After the service, the parade will assemble and return march to the forecourt of the petrol station, opposite The Terrace, Spilsby, where the Mayor of Spilsby will address the parade.

4pm Remembrance Day afternoon tea, Franklin Hall, Spilsby (invitation only).

Lighting of beacon in Sham Field, 6.30pm.

BURGH LE MARSH

Sunday, November 11: St Peter and St Paul, Burgh le Marsh, 9.45am Eucharist followed by United Service of Remembrance, War Memorial.

Special service remembering those at home and at war, 6pm.

CHAPEL ST LEONARDS

Wreaths will be laid on the Village Green on Sunday, November 11, at 10.30am. Remembrance Day service, St Mary’s Church at 11am

WAINFLEET

Sunday, November 11, 10.45am, Joint Remembrance Service at Wainfleet All Saints Church.

* If you are holding special events for Remembrance Day, email pictures to chrissie.redford@jpress.co.uk