Lambeth remembrance service and wreath laying ceremony

3 November 2014

Written by: Campaigns team

Arts, culture and events

On Sunday 9 November the Mayor, Councillor Adedamola Aminu, will host a public Remembrance Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Lambeth Town Hall.  The event is held to commemorate all those who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts.

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Lambeth remembrance service and wreath laying ceremony

This year marks the centenary of the First World War (1914-1918) and it is important that we pay due respect to the sacrifice made by so many young men.

The morning will start with a procession, which the Mayor will lead from Tate Library Brixton (next to the Ritzy Cinema) at 9am.

The procession will proceed into the town hall (via the outskirts of St Matthew’s Church) and this will be followed by a short service and wreath laying ceremony conducted by the the Ven Simon Gates, Archdeacon of Lambeth.

The event will come to a close at approximately 9.40am and will be followed by light refreshments in the Mayoral Suite for those who wish to stay.

Remembrance Day services will also be held at:

Stockwell (Clock Tower) Memorial Gardens (next to Stockwell Underground Station). Time: 11am. This service will be attended by the Mayor of Lambeth.

Albert Carr Gardens War Memorial, on the corner of the High Road and Streatham Common Northside. Time: 10.30am.

Kennington Park War Memorial (processing from St Mary’s (Newington) Church, Kennington Park Road, Newington Butts, SE11. Time: 10.30am (from St Mary’s Church).

Vincennes War Memorial, Hamilton Road, SE27. Time: 3.00pm.

Stockwell Clock Memorial, near to Stockwell Tube Station, SW9. Time: 11.00am.