Plans and locations for the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony and parade in the city centre have been confirmed ahead of this weekend, after last year’s proceedings were cancelled due to the pandemic.
Manchester will fall silent as the city remember the fallen on Sun 14 Nov. Starting at 10.25am, on John Dalton Street, the parade will march from there to the Cenotaph on St. Peter’s Square.
At 11am there will be a two-minute silence. The start and finish of the traditional silence will be marked by the firing of a 105mm gun.
Wreaths will then be laid on the Cenotaph by delegates, the Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, the Lord Mayor of Manchester, the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, Reserve Forces represented by the 103rd (Lancashire Artillery Volunteers) Regiment Royal Artillery, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, 207 (Manchester) Field Hospital (Volunteers), Royal British Legion, Manchester Consular Association, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and Young Faith Representatives.
The Parade with then proceed to Central Library for the March Past, at the end of which the National Anthem will be played.
There will be a live stream of the event which you can watch here.
- Bradley Lengden
- Published on:
- Wed 10 Nov 2021