Acts of Remembrance in Ards and North Down 2018

Friday 26th October 2018

​Remembrance in Ards and North Down

A field of poppies

Details of arrangements for Remembrance Day Services on Sunday, 4 November 2018 (Groomsport) and Sunday, 11 November 2018.

Parade will start at 2.50pm from Old Victoria Road.   

An Act of Remembrance will 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. 

Wreath laying ceremony and Service of Remembrance will take place at Ward Park War Memorial at 10.40am. Following this a Church Service will take place at Methodist Church, Hamilton Road, Bangor.

Starts at 8am at the Somme Memorial Garden.

A wreath laying ceremony will take place at the War Memorial in The Square at 10.00am. This will be followed by a Service at 1st Comber Presbyterian Church at 11.30am. 

Craigavad Helen’s Bay
A Service of Remembrance will be held at Helen's Bay Presbyterian Church at 10.30am.

The Parade will leave Crommelin Park at 10.40am and proceed to the War Memorial where a wreath laying ceremony will take place. The parade will then proceed to Donaghadee Parish Church.  

Royal British Legion Annual Village Act of Remembrance for the centenary of the end of WW1 will be held on Sunday, 4 November 2018 at 2.45pm at the War Memorial, Main Street.

The RBL RB (NI) will provide the Honour Guard. Muster by invitation is at 2.00pm and those wishing to Parade should assemble at The Church of Ireland Church in Groomsport.  Light refreshments will be served afterwards in The Walter Nelson Hall.

Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph 10.30am.  Following this, the parade will proceed to St Phillip and St James Parish Church, Church Road, Holywood for the 11.30am Service.

Parade from the Royal British Legion 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. 

There will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph, Court Square, Newtownards at 10.15am. The Royal British Legion will parade to St Marks Church of Ireland, Regent Street, Newtownards for the Remembrance Service which commences at 11.30am. 

A Service of Remembrance will be held at Portavogie War Memorial, Harbour Road, Portavogie at 9am.