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Published: Thursday, 10th October 2019

Royal Borough of Greenwich is marking the lead up to Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day on 10 and 11 November with a number of memorial events, all of which are free to attend.

A veteran lays a wreath at an Eltham war memorial in 2018

Saturday 9 November, 2019

Plumstead and Thamesmead

Wreath laying ceremonies organised by the Royal British Legion’s Abbey Wood and Thamesmead Branch

  • 10.55am - Thamesmead Clocktower
  • 12:00pm approx. - Plumstead Cemetery, Lodge Hill, SE2 0PB
  • 12:30pm approx. - Woolwich New Cemetery, Camdale Road, SE18

Charlton and Blackheath

Wreath laying ceremonies organised by the Royal British Legion’s Blackheath and Charlton Branch

  • 10.50am - Memorial at Maze Hill, SE3
  • 11:15am approx. - St. John’s Church, Stratheden Road, SE3 7TH
  • 11:30am approx. - The Memorial in Charlton Village, SE7
  • 11:50am approx.- Charlton Cemetery Memorial, Cemetery Lane, SE7 8DZ

Sunday 10 November, 2019

Eltham

  • 10.45am - Parade of veterans, ex-service groups and youth organisations, with a wreath laying ceremony at Eltham War Memorial, Junction of Eltham Hill and Eltham High Street, SE9 1DH
  • 11.00am - St. John’s Church, Eltham Hill, SE9 1DH. Two minutes silence organised by the Royal British Legion’s Eltham and Well Hall Branch. Followed by a Remembrance Service in 

Abbey Wood

Remembrance Service organised by the Royal British Legion’s Abbey Wood and Thamesmead Branch

  • 10.40am - St. Michaels and All Angels Church, Abbey Wood Road, SE2. Then on to Abbey Wood Gardens Memorial, Rosedale Close, SE2

Monday 11 November, 2019

Woolwich

  • 11:00am - Woolwich Town Hall, Wellington St, SE18 6HQPlease join the Mayor for a two minutes silence in memory of those who fought and died or were injured in the causes of peace and freedom.