Remembrance Day services in Welwyn Hatfield, Potters Bar and villages

REMEMBRANCE Day services are set to take place across the borough on Sunday, following the traditional two-minute silence held on Thursday, November 11 at 11am.

Thursday, November 11 services:


Tomorrow (Thursday), a short service will take place at the Memorial Gardens off the A1000, Great North Road in Hatfield, and on Howardsgate in WGC, as the country falls silent to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.


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Sunday, November 14 services:

Welwyn Garden City

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Welwyn Hatfield mayor Howard Morgan will attend the service at the war memorial on Howardsgate, WGC, which begins at 10.50am.

This will be preceded by a parade of ex-servicemen and women and youth organisations.

The parade route has this year changed and will begin and end on The Campus.

Members of the public are reminded not to cross through the parade.



There will be a service of remembrance again at the Memorial Gardens from 10.45am, which will be attended by deputy mayor, Carl Storer.

The Act of Remembrance will be followed by a service in St Etheldreda’s Church in Old Hatfield.



The leader of the council John Dean will join the crowds at the war memorial from 10.50am.

A service will then take place inside St Mary’s Church.


Potters Bar

Representatives assemble at the war memorial in High Street at 10.45am and the wreaths are announced by the parade marshal.

The two-minute silence will start and finish with a drum beat.

A parade will proceed to St Mary’s Church for the service.

Hertsmere’s deputy mayor Peter Knell will be present.

After the service, the parade leads off to the High Street.

There will be refreshments at the Royal British Legion headquarters at the village hall in Cotton Road, Potters Bar, after the service.


South Mimms

The service begins at the war memorial at 10.45am.

Following the laying of wreaths, everyone is invited to St Giles’ Church for a service of remembrance at 11.15am.



Meet at the memorial hall for 10am to depart 20 minutes later.

The procession stops at the war memorial for laying of wreaths before arriving at the church at 10.45am. There is no return march.



A parade and service will be held at the war memorial in Old Knebworth at 12.30pm.



Procession commences at 10am from the Memorial Hall in Codicote High Street and travels to St Giles’ Church in Bury Lane.

The service is entirely off road and there is no return procession.

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