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Remembrance Day 2019

7 November 2019

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East Grinstead Timetable of Events Sunday 10th and Monday 11th November (times are approximate)

Sunday 10th November

10.00 – East Court short service – WW2 memorial East Court

10.15 – High Street from Middle Row… London Road (High St to Kings St) Closed

10.45 – Parade leaves base of London Road

10.50 – Parade arrives at High Street War memorial EG Concert Band finish playing

10.55 – Church Parade arrive

EG service follows Big Ben relay to the hour of 11.00 and silence

During the Wreath Laying … members of the public wishing to lay their own tribute (RBL crosses or wreaths) should make themselves known to the parade commander at the war memorial and they may then follow on from the marching groups

11.35 – High St closed from College Lane roundabout and at Portland Road to allow parade to pass

11.35 – Parade moves off toward Chequer Mead car park and disbands there

11.40 – Church Lane closed

11.45 – 12.00 roads reopen as soon as possible

There will be discretionary (steward controlled) access from Cantelupe Road turning left only, between 10.15 – 10.5 depending on size of the crowd, if it is not safe to allow traffic to enter the High St they will not be able to do so. No Vehicles will be able to enter the High St once the Choir have left St Swithuns.   Vehicles must not move from the parking bays during the closure.

Join us on the High Street to pay your tribute to those gone before – service sheets will be available

Monday 11th November

The Town Mayor will lay a Wreath at the High St Memorial at 11.00 am

Traffic will be held on the High St during a minutes silence


It is only 1 minute, please be respectful, think of those who gave up their minutes in past conflicts