Remembrance Day Services in Swale 2019
All Remembrance Day Services take place on Sunday 10th November 2019 in Faversham, on the Isle of Sheppey, Sittingbourne and surrounding villages, timings were correct at time of posting - please check locally for any variations.
Faversham Remembrance Day Services
Church of St Mary of Charity, Church Road, Faversham. ME13 8GZ
10.30am for 11am Laying of wreaths at the War Memorial, Stone Street where the Reverend Ros Parrett will officiate at a short Remembrance Service. Following this Service, there will be a parade to the Church where a full Service will take place at approximately 11.30am with additional wreath laying.
Church of St Barnabas, 118 The St, Boughton-under-Blean, Faversham. ME13 9AP
10.50am Service and wreath laying at the War Memorial, The Street, Boughton followed by a service at the Church. Reader Keith Clark will officiate.
St Mary’s Church, Vicarage Lane, Selling, Faversham. ME13 9RD
10.30am for 10.45am Firstly at the War Memorial for an Act of Remembrance to the accompaniment of a trumpeter, then the Sunday Service will be taken in the Church by Reverend Peter Newell.
Doddington and Newnham War Memorial
2.50pm for 3pm The Service will be taken by Reverend Steve Lillicrap.
Isle of Sheppey Remembrance Day Services
The Lychgate, St Clements, Leysdown Road, Leysdown-on-Sea, Sheerness. ME12 4AB
1.50pm for 2pm Act of Remembrance lasting about 20mins will be officiated by Reverend Joe Gregory.
Abbey Church of St Mary and St Sexburgha, Minster.
10.45am A Remembrance Service will be held officiated by Reverend Cindy Kent.
All Saints Church, 3 High Street, Eastchurch, Sheerness. ME12 4BN
10am Parish Mass and 10.50am Service of Remembrance at the Lychgate with wreath laying and Act of Remembrance. Father Tim Foreman will officiate.
The Cenotaph, Bridge Road Sheerness.
10.30am for 11am Royal British Legion Sheppey Branch - The Parade will muster in the car park adjacent to Tesco car park at 10.30am in readiness for the laying of the wreaths. Following the ceremony the Parade will march to the Holy Trinity Church, The Broadway, Sheerness for the Church Service.
War Grave, Harty St Thomas’ Church, Harty Ferry Rd, Leysdown-on-Sea, Sheerness. ME12 4BQ
3pm A Service and Act of Remembrance will be officiated by Father Tim Foreman.
Sittingbourne And Surrounding Villages Remembrance Day Services
Church of St Bartholomew, Sheppey Way, Bobbing, Sittingbourne. ME9 8PN
10.45am An informal Service of Remembrance will be led by Reverend Sue Samson, Team Curate for Holy Trinity Sittingbourne with Bobbing.
Church of St Mary the Virgin, 116 Church Lane, Newington, Sittingbourne. ME9 7JU
10.15am This Service, followed by an Act of Remembrance at 11am, will be officiated by Lay Reader Lis Willmet.
Church of St Mary the Virgin, 3 Horsham Lane, Upchurch, Sittingbourne. ME9 7AL
10.15am The Service of Remembrance will be officiated by Reverends Julian Staniforth & Simeon Nevell, with an Act of Remembrance at 11am.
Church of St Michael & All Angels, Hartlip, Sittingbourne. ME9 7TL
10.15am The Service and Act of Remembrance at 11am will be officiated by Lay Reader George Hulme.
St Margarets Church, Lower Halstow, Sittingbourne. ME9 7PN
10.30am This Service and Act of Remembrance will be officiated by Reverend Ron Partridge.
All Saints Church, 14 The Street, Iwade, Sittingbourne. ME9 8SJ
10.30am This Service and Act of Remembrance will be officiated by Reverend Amanda Lane. After the Service, there will be an official dedication of the 'World War One Cairn' in memory of those from Iwade who lost their lives in the Great War.
Holy Trinity Church, (Milton Regis) Green Porch Close, Kemsley, Sittingbourne. ME10 2HA
10.45am This service will be taken by Reverend George Rogers and at the conclusion of the Service there will be wreath laying at the Memorial in the Church grounds.
All Saints Church, 24 Church Rd, Murston, Sittingbourne. ME10 3RU
10.15am The Service will be officiated by Mrs Angie Daniels LLM and followed by wreath laying and The Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial outside the Church at 11am.
War Memorial, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne.
Sittingbourne and Milton Branch of Royal British Legion
10.30am for 10.50am The Service will be led by Mrs Pat Tatchell, Chaplain to the Sittingbourne and Milton Branch of the Royal British Legion. After the Service the Deputy Mayor will take the Salute as the Parade marches past the front of the Police Station Central Avenue.
St Giles Church, Church Rd, Tonge, Sittingbourne. ME9 9AR
10.30am. The Service will be officiated by Mrs Anne Holton ALM.
St. Mary’s Church, Teynham, Sittingbourne. ME9 9ET
10.40am The Service of Remembrance will be taken by the Reverend Canon Dr Steve Lillicrap.
St Laurence Church, 25 School Lane, Bapchild, Sittingbourne ME9 9NL
10am for 10.30am A Church Service will be officiated by Revd Simon Young.
St Michael’s Church, High Street, Sittingbourne. ME10 4PG
9.30am for 10am The Service of Remembrance will be taken by the Reverend Lesley Jones followed by a wreath laying at the War Memorial Window in the church during the service.
Sittingbourne twinned with the Belgian town of Ypres has acknowledged the significant part the 'Last Post' has played in The Act of Remembrance over the years and You Tube videos produced in 2015 show how the act of the 30,000 Last Post was marked in Sittingbourne.