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Remembrance Service Shrewsbury

Remembrance Parade and Service

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On Sunday 14 November The Mayor will lead a civic procession with units of HM Forces and Service organisations from Shrewsbury Castle.  The procession will leave the Castle at approx. 10.20 am following the route of Castle Gates, Castle Street, Pride Hill, Mardol Head and St John's Hill to The Quarry.  The procession will be led by music from Shrewsbury Brass Band.

A Memorial Service will take place in the Quarry at the War Memorial at 10.45 am, Buglers will sound Last Post, which will be followed by two minutes’ silence and Reveille, after which wreaths will be laid.

On conclusion of wreath-laying the Mayoral party will move to the saluting Dias on St Chad’s Terrace, following which there will be a march-past and salute.  Military Units and Organisations will march from the Quarry main gates towards Murivance.

Road closures

Roads will be closed for various periods between 9am and 1145am.
Roads affected are: Castle Gates, Castle St, Pride Hill, Mardol Head, Shoplatch, St Johns Hill, Murivance and St Chads Terrace.

 

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