IN PICTURES - Remembrance Parades took place in Aston Fields, Catshill and Rubery - The Bromsgrove Standard

IN PICTURES - Remembrance Parades took place in Aston Fields, Catshill and Rubery

Bromsgrove Editorial 12th Nov, 2023 Updated: 13th Nov, 2023   0

AS WELL as the main Bromsgrove Remembrance Sunday parade and service, similar events took place in villages across the district.

Aston Fields

In Aston Fields, there was a Remembrance Service at St Godwald’s Church.

Then, at the war memorial on Finstall Road, there was a full Remembrance Sunday parade, complete with two-minute silence.

Coun Jane Elledge lays a wreath at the Aston Fields memorial. s

Several dignitaries also laid wreaths.

Catshill

After a Remembrance service at the Catshill Working Men’s Club, there was a parade.




The parade in Catshill. Picture by Dave Webb. s

The parade in Catshill. Picture by Dave Webb. s

The procession – led by the Bromsgrove Boys Brigade – journeyed from Catshill Middle School to the War Memorial at the junction of Meadow Road and Stourbridge Road.

A service, with  two-minute silence and wreath laying, also took place.


Pupils from Catshill Middle School read out the names of the war dead from the village. s

During the service, pupils from Catshill Middle School read out the names of the fallen from the village.

Refreshments were available at Catshill Club after the service.

Rubery

Today on Remembrance Sunday, Rev Claire Turner from St Chad’s Church led a service outside the Rubery Memorial Club.

There was a service and laying of wreaths at the memorial outside the club.

Wreaths from a number of organisations were laid in Rubery. s

Then followed a parade down New Road.

There was also 15 minutes of prayers, hymns and music inside St Chad’s Church.

Refreshments were on offer at Rubery Memorial Club with teas and coffees free.

In the evening, a Civic Service of Remembrance was held at Beacon Church Centre with readings, prayers and hymns.

The War Memorial in Rubery. s

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