Remembrance Day Service Invite

01 Nov 2017

An invite has been extended to members of the public to join staff, councillors and ex servicemen for a Remembrance Service at County Hall in Morpeth on Friday   November 10.

War veterans and representatives of the RAF, Royal British Legion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and RAF Boulmer will join together  to help commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.

To mark the end of the First World War at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918, a two minute silence will be held.  Accompanied by a Northumbrian piper, wreaths of poppies will be laid  at the war memorial by Northumberland County Council civic head Councillor Anthony Murray MBE and by  HM Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland, among others. A bugler from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will play the Last Post.

Anyone  wishing to attend the ceremony is asked to assemble at the war memorial by the Viking Statue at the entrance to County Hall in Loansdean at  10.50am. Anyone wishing to lay a wreath should arrive at County Hall reception by 10.15am for a short briefing.