The Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service will take place this Sunday 14th November. Marching from the Legion car park, led by Parade Marshal, Staff Sergeant Mark Blackburn, where those taking part in the parade should muster at 10.30am.
Uniformed Services and Organisations, led by Staff Sergeant Mark Blackburn, will parade with the North Tyneside Pipe Band along Front Street, giving ‘eyes left’ at the Royal British Legion plaque on The Glade. The parade will continue into Kepwell Court to the Lychgate War Memorial at St Mary Magdalene Church. The service will start at around 10.55am with the Act of Remembrance at 11am and wreath-laying to follow. Please wrap up warm and remember that a road closure will be in place. Further details of which can be found by clicking on the links below:
Road Closure Notice Prudhoe
Road Closure Order Prudhoe – Sealed
Following a church service with members from uniformed services and organisations, the parade will return march to the Legion. On their march they will give ‘eyes left’ salute to Deputy Lieutenant Rodrica Straker, representing the Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, Mayor Cllr Bryan Futers and Rev. Dan Freyhan.
Every poppy counts, and any donation will make a substantial difference to the lives of the Armed Forces community, who have given so much for their country. In 2020 the Prudhoe & District Branch raised £16,726.11, there is no doubt this will be topped in 2021.
The Prudhoe & District Branch is actively seeking new members. Anyone can join the Royal British Legion; they don’t have to have served in the military. Membership is £18 per year, for more information visit https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/things-to-do/membership/become-a-member