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Festival of remembrance in Woking town centre

Date: 

Thursday, 4 November, 2021

Jubilee Square, in Woking town centre, will host the borough's civic remembrance services on Thursday 11 November and Sunday 14 November.

Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day, falls on 11 November, with the occasion also marked every year on the second Sunday of November, known as Remembrance Sunday.

It's important to note that COVID-19 infection levels remain high within the borough and residents are remind to take precautions to keep themselves and others safe.

Thursday 11 November 2021

Woking Borough Council will be supporting the Royal British Legion by observing a two minute silence in Jubilee Square on Thursday 11 November 2021 at 11am.

Sunday 14 November 2021

The open air service on remembrance will commence at the war memorial in Jubilee Square, Woking town centre at 10.35am, concluding with a two minute silence and laying of wreaths. 

Following the conclusion of the service, uniformed units and organisations will march past the Mayor and members of the civic procession in Church Street East.

All are invited to attend, whether as members of service, pre-service, ex-service units, civilian organisations or individuals. A limited number of seats will be available on request for persons wishing to be seated during the service. 

Any person or organisation wishing to lay wreaths should make themselves known to the wreath announcer, who will be located in Jubilee Square, by 10.10am.

A road closure will be in place in Church Street East from 8am to 12noon.