Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day

Every year we commemorate the servicemen and women and civilians who have died for their country since the end of World War 1.​​​

Remembrance Sunday service
On Sunday 10 November, High St South E6 will be closed between Newham Town Hall and the A13 from 8.45 - 11.45am to enable the annual Remembrance Sunday parade to take place. Buses will be on diversion.​

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is a memorial day held each year on the Sunday nearest to Armistice Day to commemorate all those who died for their country since the end of World War One.

On Sunday 10 November, members of Newham Council and the Royal British Legion will join Newham residents to reflect on the sacrifices made by men and women from our armed services in conflicts past and present.

Four services are taking place across the borough on Remembrance Sunday.

Residents are welcome to attend any of the commemorative events:

East Ham Cenotaph, Central Park, High Street South, E6

Members of the Royal British Legion will parade from High Street South to Central Park at 10.30am where the ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Cenotaph at 10.55am. The service will be led by Reverend Fred Ashford-Okai and will be attended by Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz OBE.

All Saints West Ham Parish Church, Church Street, E15

The service will commence at 10.45am; guests are asked to be seated for 10.30am. The service will be led by Reverend Alex Summer.

St Luke’s Memorial, Tarling Road, Canning Town, E16

The service led by lay reader Carole Davidson will be commencing from 10.45am.

St Mark’s Memorial, Factory Road, E16 (grounds of Brick Lane Music Hall, North Woolwich and Silvertown)

The service which will be led by Cllr Canon Ann Easter is scheduled to take place at 10.45am.

In addition to the above services, there will also be a service taking place at the East London Cemetery.

East London Cemetry

Hermit/Grange Road from 10.30-11.15am. Starting in the cemetery chapel then gathering round the memorial for silence and wreaths. Followed by free hot drinks in the cemetery gardens. Led by Reverend Ben Atkins, Parish Priest of Saint Matthias Canning Town.


Armistice Day

Monday 11 November 2019

This year it is 74 years since the end of the Second World War and 11 November is also the 101 anniversary of the Armistice, the agreement in which Germany surrendered and so ended hostilities on the Western Front.

A service of remembrance will be observed on Monday 11 November at 10.45am at the Cenotaph in Central Park, East Ham E6. A two-minute silence will take place at 11am.

Schools taking part include St Joachim’s, St Anthony's Primary, St Michael's Primary, St Winefride's Primary, St Bonaventure's and St Angela's Ursuline.
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