Remembrance Day Service Invite
05 Nov 2019 ARCHIVED (over 3 months old) - view latest news
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 Monday 11 November.
War veterans and representatives of the Armed Forces will join together to help commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.
A memorial tree, donated by Forestry England, will also be planted in the grounds of County Hall, Morpeth and dedicated to all those who have died in wars past and present.
A two minute silence will be held at 11:00 am and, accompanied by a Northumbrian piper, wreaths of poppies will be laid at the war memorial by the HM Vice Lord Lieutenant, Bryony Gibson, The High Sheriff, the Civic Head of the County Council and representatives of other organisations. A bugler Alison Percival 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 restaurant by 10.20am for a short briefing.