REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY AND ARMISTICE DAY
Remembrance Sunday, is held on the second Sunday in November to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in wars and conflicts.
The event overseen by the Harwell Parish Council, supported by the RBL Branch as a joint effort, and comprises of a parade along the High Street to the Village War Memorial, where a service is held including, the two minutes silence and laying of wreaths. This is followed by a service in St. Matthews Church.
On Armistice Day itself, 11th November, Legion Members hold a short ceremony at the War Memorial.
Harwell Parish Council and Harwell RBL Branch confirmed that the 2021 Remembrance Parade would return in its full format on Sunday 14th November, with a 2 minutes silence held on the 11th November. Both events went well, being very well attended in unseasonably warm weather...Read More
Remembrance Sunday Ceremony: With the Covid-19 pandemic influencing us all, there was the expected impact upon annual November Remembrance commemorations, however Harwell Branch of the RBL were keen that the event was still recognised, in line with Government guidelines and consultation with the Parish Council....Read More