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Remembrance Sunday

Sunday 11 November

Join us for a day of special events marking 100 years since the end of World War 1.

Read the news release for more details.

Schedule

6am

Pipers play ‘Battle’s O’er’

(Norwich War Memorial)

Pipers play ‘Battle’s O’er’

Opportunity to light candles at the Peace Globe, with hot drinks and pastries served in Prior’s Hall.

(Norwich Cathedral)

9am to 6pm

(The Forum)

10:30 to 11:05am

Remembrance Sunday Service (including two minute silence)

(Norwich War Memorial*)

*In the event of inclement weather the service outside City Hall will take place in St Peter Mancroft Church.

11:02am to 4.30pm

Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk - displays focus on the impact of the War specifically on Norfolk, from Zeppelin air raids and coastal defence to industry, agriculture and home life.

(Norwich Castle Museum)

11:05am

Remembrance Sunday Parade

(Norwich War Memorial to Norwich Cathedral)

11:30am to 6:30pm and 7:10pm to 8pm

‘Avenue of Remembrance’

  • Names of all of those on the Roll of Honour audio broadcast
  • 3,544 poppies displayed in Memorial Gardens
  • City Hall is open until 6pm to view the Roll of Honour

(St Peters Street)

11:30am to 6pm

Members of the public are invited to lay wreaths and poppies.

(Norwich War Memorial and Memorial Gardens)

11:40am to 12:30pm

Service of Remembrance at which the Bishop of Norwich will preach

(Norwich Cathedral)

Dusk to midnight

Poppies projected onto Norwich Castle (projections by Norwich BID)

(Norwich Castle)

6pm

Service of Light ahead of candlelit procession leaving Norwich Cathedral at 6.10pm to Norwich War Memorial.

(Norwich Cathedral)

6:40 - 7:10pm “A Cry for Peace” 

Across the country communities will come together for this final commemoration. There will be readings and poems, beacon lighting, and peals of bells from churches across the city.

(St Peters Street)

Road closures

9am to 8pm - St Peters Street and Bethel Street (between St Peters Street and The Forum Car Park)

10:30am to 11:15am - Gaol Hill

11:05am and 11.30am - Rolling road closure of Gaol Hill, London Street, Opie Street, Castle Meadow, Agricultural Hall Plain, Upper King Street, Tombland