Remembrance Sunday events to be held across North Somerset

PUBLISHED: 11:50 08 November 2019

Clevedon Remembrance Day Parade from Salthouse Fields to St Andrew's Church.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Remembrance Day Parade from Salthouse Fields to St Andrew's Church. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Thousands of people will gather to remember those who have served in the Armed Forces on Remembrance Sunday.

St John Ambulance on parade.St John Ambulance on parade.

This year saw the 75th anniversary of D-Day commemorated, in which many servicemen lost their lives.

Events to respect Remembrance Sunday are planned across North Somerset.

The annual parade in Clevedon will take place at 2.15pm at Salthouse Fields, near the seafront.

Clevedon Pier will also pay tribute to service personnel with a service from 10-11.45am.

Portishead High Street will also come to a standstill on Sunday morning for a parade.

Participants will gather near Costa Coffee at 9.45am, before setting off through the town centre at 10.10am.

In Wrington, a parade will form in Broad Street at 2.50pm, ahead of the march to All Saints' Church for its service at 3pm.

A service will also be held at Yatton's war memorial and a two-minute silence observed at 11am.

Churches across the district will also hold Remembrance services.


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