Acts of Remembrance 2022

Tuesday 25th October 2022

The Council has received invitations to attend a range of Remembrance Day Services across the Borough.

A field of red poppies against a blue sky

Details of arrangements for Remembrance Day Services on Sunday, 6 November 2022 (Groomsport) and Sunday, 13 November 2022.

Sunday 6 November 2022


The Groomsport Remembrance Day Service will be held on Sunday, 6 November 2022 at 2.45pm. The parade will proceed from the Walter Nelson Hall, Main Street to the War Memorial at approximately 2.30pm for the service at 2.45pm.  

Sunday 13 November 2022


Remembrance Day Service at the War Memorial at 10.40am. After the service at the War Memorial, the parade will march through the town to the Royal British Legion Social Club and will disperse. 


Service at 10.50am at the Cenotaph. The event will conclude following the 2 minute’s silence at 11.00am. After the 2 minute’s silence at 11.00am the Parade will proceed to St Phillip and St James Parish Church, Church Road, Holywood.  


 A Wreath Laying ceremony will take place at 10.10am at the Cenotaph, Court Square, Newtownards. Following this, the Royal British Legion will parade to St Marks Parish Church, Church Street, Newtownards for the Remembrance Service which commences at 11.30am. After the Church Service the parade will march back to the Royal British Legion.  


Members are invited to meet at Donaghadee Parish Church for a Service of Remembrance at 10am. The parade will leave the Church at 10.40am and process to the War Memorial where an Act of Remembrance and wreath laying will take place. Members are then invited to join other dignitaries to take the salute. 


A wreath laying ceremony will take place at the War Memorial in The Square followed by a Church Service in 2nd Comber Presbyterian Church, Killinchy Street. Further timings to follow. 


The parade to the Memorial will leave the Royal British Legion, Churchill Avenue at 10.30am to parade to the War Memorial for a short Act of Remembrance at 11.00am.  The parade will then proceed to the Millisle and Ballycopeland Presbyterian Church, for the Service at 11.30am. 


The parade will leave the Beach Car Park in Main Street, Ballywalter at 10.45am for an Act of Remembrance to take place at the War Memorial at 10.50am. This will be followed by a Church Service at Ballywalter 1st Presbyterian at 11.15am. The Parade and march past will take place at approximately 12.05pm, Lord Dunleath, Deputy Lieutenant will be taking the salute. 

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A service of remembrance will be held at Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church at 11 am. 


A service of remembrance will be held at Portavogie War Memorial, Harbour Road, Portavogie at 9am.