As the custodians of Remembrance, The Royal British Legion calls on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday.
All Lewisham residents are welcome to attend the service.
Service programmes for each service will be handed out to all attendees.
Lewisham Cenotaph: Lewisham High Street, opposite Lewisham Hospital
Sunday 13 November at 10:50am
Lewisham’s main Cenotaph Service and Parade will take place at the Lewisham War Memorial. Father Steve Hall, Vicar of St Mary’s Church (CofE) will take the service at the Cenotaph. He will be joined by Father Tom Lynch of St Saviour’s Catholic Church and Pastor Bernd Rapp of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer church.
Civic dignitaries in attendance:
- Sir Steve Bullock, the Mayor of Lewisham,
- Heidi Alexander MP
- Jim Dowd MP
- Borough Deputy Lieutenant, Col. Jane Davis OBE DL TD
- The Lewisham branches of the Royal British Legion attend with their standards.
The Service: Traffic will be stopped for two minutes at 11am. Father Steve Hall will take the service with the choir of St Mary the Virgin leading the assembled audience in the singing of the hymns.
Music: Director of Music is Chris Stringfellow. The Lewisham 1475 Squadron ATC band will lead the of parading contingents to and from the war memorial.
The music at the cenotaph, including the hymns, last post, reveille and the national anthem will be played by the Locke Brass Consort.
A piper from the London Scottish will lead the civic procession.
The Mayor and Deputy Lieutenant will take the salute and inspect the contingents at the end of the service and parade.