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November 11 @ November 11 - November 11
Armistice Day – Thursday 11 November 2021
Two minute’s silence will be observed at 11AM on the 11th Day of the 11th month of 2021, with the start and finish marked by a maroon flare. The nation will pause to reflect on the sacrifices of service men and women from conflicts past and present. Members of the public are invited to join the Mayor, The Royal British Legion and Council Members at the Cenotaph in Oakhill Park to mark the silence.
Prior to 11AM, there will be addresses and readings, these will be followed by the playing of The Last Post, before the commencement of the two minutes silence.
The Royal British Legion will then pause to reflect on the sacrifices made by The Accrington Pals. This will take place at the Monument within The Accrington Pals Memorial Garden, Church Street at 11.30AM