Worksop Remembrance Day Parade will take place on Sunday 12 November 2023.
The Parade will ‘form-up’ in the Old Market Square in front of the Town Hall at around 10.10 am under the direction of the Parade Marshall, Rob Nash.
The Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Alex Peace-Gadsby and the Chairman of the District Council, Councillor Debbie Merryweather will then inspect the Parade.
At approx. 10.35am, the Parade will ‘march off’ from the Market Square down to the War Memorial via Potter Street and Watson Road.
A short wreath laying Service and Act of Remembrance conducted by Canon Nicolas Spicer will take place at the War Memorial at approximately 10.50am. The Worksop Salvation Army Band will play ‘The Last Post’ before the two minutes silence at 11.00am followed by the playing of the ‘Reveille’.
Following the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial, the Parade will then process back to the Old Market Square at Worksop Town Hall for ‘Parade dismissal’.
Visit the Chapel of St Mary the Virgin at Clumber Park to see the Remembrance Poppy Display from 1st to 27th November, 10.00am to 4.00pm. See it decorated with over 3,000 poppies, kindly donated by visitors, local community groups and care homes.
Join the Worksop Royal Legion for their act of Remembrance at the Calvary in Hardwick village on the Clumber Park estate on Saturday 11th November, 10.50am to 11.10am.
On Remembrance Sunday, 12th November, meet at the Calvary in Hardwick village at Clumber Park where the names of the fallen of the estate will be read and the last post sounded from 10.45am. Followed by Sunday Service at 11.30am in the Chapel of St Mary the Virgin.
National Holocaust Centre and Museum
A special Curatorial event on Remembrance Sunday (12th November) is to be held, remembering the liberation of Begen-Belsen by British troops in 1945.
A two-minute silence will take place at 11.00am in the Memorial Gardens, followed by a Curator-led short talk about key sculptures that link to Bergen-Belsen, remembering military and civilian service people.
Running twice, at 11.30am to 12.30pm and at 2.30pm to 3.30pm, this unique event commemorating Remembrance Sunday will feature artefacts found at liberation, experiences from the survivor community and from the British troops who helped them to freedom.
Please note this event is not suitable for primary school-aged children. Booking is advised; please visit www.holocaust.org.uk/whats-on.
For more information visit the National Holocaust Centre at Acre Edge Road, Laxton NG22 0PA, or call 01623 836627.