Liverpool’s Lord Mayor will lead the annual service of Remembrance which will take place on Sunday 11 November at the Cenotaph on St George’s Plateau.
The service starts at 10.55am, and will this year mark the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War. After The Last Post a firing gun at 11am will mark the start of a two-minute silence across the city, followed by the laying of wreaths at the Cenotaph.
The Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Sharon Sullivan, said: “Liverpool’s Remembrance Service is always a poignant occasion and an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the men and women from our armed forces, past and present.
“We should never forget the sacrifices made by others during times of conflict and I would urge everyone to wear a poppy and show their support for our service personnel and the work of the Royal British Legion.
“The British Legion work tirelessly for the benefit of service men and women and their families and the annual Remembrance Service is time to show our support and stand shoulder to shoulder with them.”
Following the two minutes silence, prayers of thanksgiving and re-dedication will be said by The Chair of the Liverpool District of the Methodist Church, Reverend James Booth. Singer Danielle Thomas and The Band of The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment will then lead the congregation in singing The National Anthem.
After the service there will be a short parade and march past, after which individuals will be invited to lay their own wreaths on the Cenotaph.