A Remembrance Day Procession Will Take To The Manchester Streets Tomorrow

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Remembrance Sunday 2016

Civic dignitaries, servicemen and women, faith leaders and uniformed organisations are set to take part in Manchester’s Remembrance Day procession service on Sunday morning.

At 10.20am the Royal Artillery Band and Greater Manchester Police Band will be leading the parade comprising of senior representatives from the Navy, Army, Air Force, Royal British Legion, Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment,  Reserve Forces and 207 Field Hospital.

The procession route

They'll set off outside of Manchester's Radisson Hotel on Peter Street. The parade will then march to the cenotaph in St Peter’s Square (opposite the Cooper Street entrance of the town hall) where a procession of dignitaries including The Lord Mayor of Manchester will begin...

Faith leaders are then set to join the civic parade which will include representatives from the Muslim, Afro-Caribbean Christian Churches, Sikh, Hindu, Jain and Jewish communities along with clergy from the Free Church, Church of England and Catholic Church; as well as elected members, consuls and magistrates of course. 

The service

Is set to begin at the cenotaph at 10.55am, and afterwards, the March Past of Service Organisations will take place outside Central Library, on St Peter’s Square, from 11.45am-12.15pm. 

Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Carl Austin-Behan, said: 

“I am extremely proud to be leading the commemoration for Remembrance Sunday. It is important that people come out and show their support on occasions like this as we remember and honour all those who have lost their lives in active service."

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