Welwyn Village Remembrance Service 2018 in pictures
- Credit: Archant
Crowds gathered in Welwyn at a beautifully decorated church to pay their respects on Remembrance Day.
Many showed up yesterday to honour 100 years since World War One and the guns falling silent.
Welwyn Scout Group led a parade to St Mary’s Church where a service by vicar Dominic Holroyd Thomas was held.
He said: “It was such a privilege and honour to lead Welwyn in their Act of Remembrance in this centenary year since the signing of the Armistice.”
At the Parish Eucharist, a altar cloth was placed on the altar which was used by the father of a member of the congregation.
The man had been a chaplain in the army in World War One, and the cloth had been used during Mass behind the trenches in France.
Stuart Carnegie, who attended and took these stiking photos, said: “The day went really well with what is believed to be a record turn out.”
- 1 Overgrown country lane 'is danger' to users, says mother
- 2 LIVE: Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield A-level results 2022
- 3 Hunt for stolen labrador puppy from Welwyn Garden City
- 4 Crane hire company with Welwyn Garden City depot goes into administration
- 5 Police 'concerned for welfare' of missing Hertfordshire teenager
- 6 Campaigners hit out at Spectator’s ‘the folly of garden cities’ piece
- 7 Kaiser Chiefs to perform extra show at Pub in the Park 2022 in St Albans
- 8 Disney's Encanto, The Greatest Showman and Spider-Man movie set for free outdoor cinema in Welwyn Garden City town centre
- 9 Recap: Thameslink passengers urged to delay travel due to 'incidents'
- 10 Red panda Tilly gives birth to ‘miracle’ cub at Paradise Wildlife Park one month after passing of partner Nam Pang
For the occasion, the church door was painted by local artist Bryan Parkes and all the decorating was done by a team at the church led by Jane Carr.