Where to attend a Remembrance Day service in Southwark

Admin (09 November, 2017)

Services will be held across Southwark for Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

20021A previous Remembrance Sunday service in Borough High Street

Southwark will gather to remember those who have fought in the two World Wars and more recent conflict.

The official borough service for Remembrance Sunday will take place at St Saviour’s war memorial, in Borough High Street, on Sunday, November 12, at 10.45am.

Southwark will then join the nation in falling silent for two minutes at 11am to remember all those killed or injured in conflict.

The service will be led by The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark, and followed by light refreshments in the adjacent Slug and Lettuce.

Those attending are asked to gather by 10.30am.

Ceremonies will also be taking place at:

  • Southwark Cathedral
  • St George’s Cathedral
  • Kennington Park
  • Dulwich College
  • Lordship Lane
  • Wells Way
  • West Lane
  • Soviet War Memorial, GMHP
  • Camberwell Green
  • St Stephen’s church
  • St Giles Church

The official borough service for Armistice Day will take place at West Lane war memorial, off Jamaica Road, at 10.45am on Saturday, November 11.

Armistice Day commemorates the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany at 11am on November 11, 1918.

The service will be led by The Right Reverend Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Fulham.

Those attending are asked to gather by 10.30am and the service will be followed by light refreshments in Cherry Garden hall off Jamaica Road.

The council has advised all those wishing to lay wreaths will need to supply their own on the day.

If you plan to lay a wreath, contact the civic office by emailing mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk so that you may be duly announced and called forward on the day.


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