Lord Mayor remembers fallen heroes
The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anne Underwood, will lead the Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday 12 November in Victoria Square. Everyone is invited to attend and also observe the two-minute silence at 11am.
The order of the day is as follows:
10.25am: Marching contingents to form on Colmore Row.
10.30am: Uniformed Contingents march on
10.35am: Members of the City Council and VIP’s proceed to the Grandstand
10.40am: The combined Bands march on.
10.55am: The Civic Wreath Laying Party leaves the Council House
10.56am: The Lord Mayor’s party arrive at the dias.
The Chaplain will conduct the Service of Remembrance.
11am: Roll of Drums followed by “The Last Post”.
11.02am: Salute of gunfire. The Salvation Army will lead the singing of “O God our Help in Ages Past”.
Followed by the laying of wreaths led by the Lord Mayor.