A RALLYING call has been issued by the Bromsgrove Royal British Legion for people and groups to take part in this year’s Remembrance Sunday parade on November 13.
The town’s event is one of the largest parades in Worcestershire and has been growing year-on-year.
Those wanting to take part should muster at the top end of the High Street by Argos at 10.20am, ready for the parade to step off at 10.40am.
Wreath bearers wishing to process with the Lord Lieutenant, or deputy, should gather at Amphlett Hall at 10.15am to process to the Odd Fellows Memorial, to be part of the taking of the Salute on behalf of the King.
Wreath bearers who are under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.
The Parade will process along the High Street giving an eyes left at the Odd Fellows Memorial, where the Salute will be taken by the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, or Deputy, on behalf of the King. The Parade then turns into Church Street, crossing Market Street to Crown Close to the War Memorial Monument.
Amphlett Hall will be open for those wanting to watch from inside or use the facilities.
The service will take place outside, starting at 10.50am with the Act of Remembrance taking place at 11am
And there will be a short service inside St John’s Church with a second wreath laying.
The Bromsgrove Branch hopes that this year’s Remembrance Day Parade will be another memorable one and looks forward to seeing people there.
The Bromsgrove Poppy Appeal is set to launch on October 27.
Anyone wanting to volunteer to collect for the Poppy Appeal or be involved in the parade should email Jeff Evans at [email protected] or call him on 07973 295972.