Remembrance, Truro

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Sunday 11th November 2018 

  • 10.30am  - Service of Remembrance at Truro Cathedral marking the centenary of the end of World War 1.  A reflective service in which there will be readings, prayers and a new anthem especially written by Russell Pascoe with words by Dr Tony Pinchin.  The service will include a poppy drop where thouseands of poppies will gently fall from the central tower poignantly marking the centuary end of the First World War. All are welcome

 

  • 2.30pm - Wreath laying Ceremony at the war memorial in Boscawen Street, Lord Lieutenant and Mayor of Truro to take the salute followed by a procession to the Cathedral for the service below.

 

  • 3.15pm  - Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance.  The Royal British Legion honours their fallen comrades with a special service marking the centenary of the Armistice of World War One.  Standards will be paraded into the Cathedral and poppy wreathes laid at the foot of the war memorial on Boscawen Street.  The last post will sound once the evocative words from Laurence Binyon's poem "For the Fallen" have been read out.