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Remembrance in Shrewsbury

The Mayor of Shrewsbury will lead a civic procession with units of HM Forces and Service organisations from Shrewsbury Castle on Remembrance Sunday.

The procession will leave the Castle at approximately 10.20am following the route of Castle Gates, Castle Street, Pride Hill, Mardol Head and St John’s Hill to The Quarry.

A Memorial Service will take place in the Quarry at the War Memorial at 10.45am, Buglers will sound Last Post, which will be followed by two minutes’ silence and Reveille, after which wreaths will be laid.

On conclusion of the wreath-laying, the Mayoral party will move to the saluting dais on St Chad’s Terrace, following which there will be a march-past and salute.

Military Units and Organisations will march from the Quarry main gates towards Murivance.

Please note that this event is being organised under the current provisions of the COVID Autumn & Winter Plan COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021 – GOV.UK (

Full details of the Itinerary can be found by visiting the Town Council’s website at:

Full details of the Order of Service can be found on the Town Council’s website at:

If you are unable to attend the event, it will be live-streamed using this link on the day:

The Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Julian Dean, said: “We should remember the sacrifices of yesterday which allow us to enjoy our freedom of today.”


Published 12 November 2021