Remembrance Sunday

Published: Tuesday, 26th October 2021

Royal Borough of Greenwich is marking Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day between 12 and 14 November with a number of memorial events.

The Royal British Legion has organised the following wreath laying Remembrance events across Royal Greenwich. They have requested that anyone who attends wear a face covering.Remembrance Day at Plumstead Cemetery

Friday 12 November

Greenwich Cemetary

  • 3.15pm: War Memorial, Greenwich Cemetery, Well Hall Road, SE9 6UA 

Saturday 13 November


  • 10.45am: Thamesmead War Memorial, Thamesmead Clocktower 


  • 12pm: War Memorial in Plumstead Cemetery, Lodge Hill, SE2
  • 12.30pm: War Memorial in Woolwich New Cemetery, Camdale Road, SE18

Charlton and Blackheath

  • 10.45am: War Memorial at Maze Hill, SE3
  • 11.15am: War Memorial at St. Johns Church, Stratheden Road, SE3
  • 11.45am: War Memorial outside St. Luke’s Church, The Village, SE7
  • 12.15am: War Memorial in Cemetery Lane, SE7

Sunday 14 November


  • 10.40am: Parade of veterans, Ex-service, Cadets and Youth Organisations, with a wreath laying ceremony at Eltham War Memorial (junction of Eltham Hill and Eltham High Street, SE9 1DH)
  • 11am: two minutes silence followed by a Remembrance Service in St. John’s Church, Eltham Hill, Eltham, SE9 1DH.

Abbey Wood

  • 10.45am: Remembrance Service at St, Michaels and All Angels Church, Abbey Wood Road, SE2, then Wreathlaying service at the Abbey Wood Gardens, Rosedale Close, SE2.

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