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Remembrance Day

Poppy Parade displayTown Hall poppy display

Sunday 11 November

District remembrance events

Poppy Parade display

This year we aimed higher with our People's Poppies project which aims to create an even more impressive display on the Old Town Hall. The poppies from last year, along with 7,500 more freshly made, will be displayed on the Old Town Hall to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War I 100 years ago.

Thank you to everyone who made and donated poppies for the 2018 display. The following people were among those who donated: 

Eileen Barkes, Mrs Caroline Bash, Marilyn Bird, Mrs M. Blackband, Mrs L. Bourne, Helen Brown, Mrs Kay Brown, Mrs J. Burch, Doris, 'The Two Dorothy's', Shirley Evans, Maureen Eyre, Christine Griffiths, Audrey Halfpenny, Pam Hallam, Carole Harrison, Mrs J. Hatton, Mrs Doreen Hedison, Janis Hinchliffe, Paula Hinds, Margaret Howlett, Sandra D.Hubbard, Trish Keetley, Linda Kelly, Yvonne Kennison, Val Killingworth, Jean Knowles, Mrs Janet Lowe, Mrs J. Mackenzie, Bridget McKeating, Judith and Iris Matchett, members of the British Legion, Julia Morris, Lesley Naylor, Julie Needham, Ruth Norman, Sandra Owen, Diania Pearson, Sue Pitchforth, Mrs Edna Poole, Jan Reeves, residents of New England Community Centre, residents of Poppy Fields Extra Care Scheme, Wendy Sanders, Ann Saville, Ms K. Scaife, The Sproston's, Jackie Tucker, Nicola Turner, Margaret Vallard, Jackie W, Adele Walker, Pat and Elaine Wood, Diane Woodland, Margaret Woods, Pam Wright.

Saturday 10 November 

Warsop

Warsop, Meden Vale and District branch of the RBL, service at the Warsop Vale Cenotaph at 10.45am.

Sunday 11 November

Mansfield

9.15am - Meet at Civic

10am - Wreath laying

Parade to St Peter's Church

10.55am - Church service

Parade back to the Market Place, arriving via Church Street

Salute in front of the Old Town Hall around 12noon

Parade culminates at Civic Centre 

1940s tea dance

There will be live music and dancing in the Council Chambers at the Civic Centre from 12.30pm to 3.30pm on Sunday 11 November.

Everyone is welcome and admission is free - 1940s dress is optional.

There will be light refreshments for veterans who have taken part in the Remembrance Day parade.

 

Carr Bank Park: Wreath-laying at the memorial at 2.30pm.

Warsop: Warsop, Meden Vale and District branch of the RBL, parade from the Warsop Ex-Servicemen's Club in Carr Lane at 10.20am to the Warsop War Memorial at The Carrs for a service and wreath-laying ceremony at 10.50am. 

Forest Town: Remembrance Day parades organised by the Royal British Legion Clipstone and Forest Town Branch at 10:15am from Forest Town Arena, Clipstone Road West, to St Alban's Church where wreaths will be laid followed by a service.

Clipstone: 9.30am from the Cricket Pavilion, to All Saints' Church, for a service followed by wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial. 

Mansfield Woodhouse: Parade at 10am from Yeoman Hill Park to Welbeck Road, Albert Street, High Street and Church Street, for a brief service at the church before returning to the park for a wreath-laying service around 11.30am. 

Bellamy: Mansfield Bellamy branch of the RBL are holding a service at the Life Church South Mansfield at South Mansfield Community Centre, Bellamy Road, at 10.30am.

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