Lord Mayor remembers fallen heroes

By on 06/11/2013 in News

Sunday 10th November 2013

Hall of Memory, Centenary Square, City Centre

THE Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Mike Leddy, will lead the Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday 10th November at the city's Hall of Memory and Centenary Square.

The order of the day is as follows: –

10.00 hrs: Salvation Army Band commences to play on Centenary Square

10.20 hrs: Uniformed Contingents march on

10.30 hrs: Members of the City Council and VIP's proceed to the Grandstand

10.35 hrs: The Civic Wreath Laying Party leaves the ICC

10.40 hrs: The Mercian Band, West Midlands Fire Service Pipe Band, Standards & Associations march on

10.50 hrs: The Lord Mayor's party will proceed from the ICC to the platform

The Rev Victor Van Den Bergh will conduct the Service of Remembrance and the Bishop of Birmingham, the Right Rev David Urquhart, will lay a wreath.

Prior to 11.00 hrs a Roll of Drums will take place, then the playing of “The Last Post”. After the two-minute silence, gunfire will take place.  The Salvation Army will lead the singing of “O God our Help in Ages Past”.

Wreath-laying will then take place, led by the Lord Mayor.  After all wreaths have been laid the Lord Mayor will proceed to await the march past. The Parade will disperse in Cambridge St.

Traffic Restrictions for the event:

0700 - 1230 hours - Cambridge Street between Brindley Drive and King Alfred's Place

0900 - 1200 hours - Broad Street between Sheepcote Street and Paradise Circus

Signed diversions will be in operation.

For more information: Debbie Harrison in the Press Office on 0121 303 4476

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