Arrangements confirmed for Remembrance Day Parades and Services


Wilmslow and Handforth will both mark Remembrance Day with a parade and church service on Sunday, 10th November.

Those participating in the Wilmslow Remembrance Day Parade will assemble outside the Royal British Legion on Grove Avenue at around 9.15am.

The parade, under the control of the Parade Marshall, will form up along Grove Avenue with with civic dignitaries lining up directly behind the Royal British Legion. They will be joined by army cadets, air cadets, scouts, cubs, beavers, guides, brownies and rainbows.

The Parade will leave Grove Avenue at 9.30am prompt and proceed down Grove Street and Church Street for the 10am service at St Bartholomew's Church.

At around 10.50am the service in the church will end and everyone will make their way across the road to the Memorial Gardens for the laying of wreaths at 11am.

After the wreath laying service the parade will reform on Chancel Lane and parade back to Grove Avenue under the Parade Marshall's instruction.

This year the Salute will be taken on Grove Street as the parade returns to Grove Avenue.

In Handforth the Parade will start to gather at Handforth Youth Centre on Old Road from 9.15am. It will then start to form up in order of march from 9.30am.

The Parade will set off from Handforth Youth Centre at 9.35am marching along Old Road and turning right on to Station Road. They will then proceed along Wilmslow Road to St Chad's Church where the Handforth Remembrance Service will take place from 10am until 10.40am.

Afterwards the Parade will reform and march along Wilmslow Road to the Handforth War Memorial for prayers and a wreath laying service from 10.55am to 11.15am. The Parade will then reform on Wilmslow Road for the return march to Handforth Youth Centre.

Handforth Remembrance Day, Wilmslow Remembrance Day


Here's what readers have had to say so far. Why not add your thoughts below.

David Briggs
Saturday 2nd November 2019 at 2:35 pm
Could someone confirm that the Styal War Memorial service will be at 12.00 as previously? Thanks.
Jon Armstrong
Saturday 2nd November 2019 at 8:04 pm
Yes it is.
David Briggs
Sunday 3rd November 2019 at 11:07 am
Thank you Jon.