Time to gather for remembrance services

Poppies to remember
Poppies to remember

Residents are preparing to remember those who bravely sacrificed their lives during war.

The Leighton Buzzard Royal British Legion has organised a schools’ service on Friday, November 11.

Groups will be gathering at 10.45am by the cenotaph in Church Square ready for the Last Post and the two-minute silence.

On Sunday, November 13, residents are invited to meet at the town’s Market Square between 10am – 10.15am.

The Royal British Legion will then march from the Market Square to the Church Square cenotaph. The wreath laying will commence from 11am onwards followed by a service in All Saints Church.

Meanwhile, on Sunday 13, St Mary’s Church, Woburn, will be holding a Remembrance service at 10.30am.

Afterwards, The Woburn Estate’s World War I archive collection of Bedfordshire soldiers’ letters will be on display at The Sculpture Gallery.

The gallery will also be holding a traditional two course lunch and Lili la Scala will be singing vintage songs.

To buy tickets, call Kirstin Taylor on 01525 292172 or email: sales@woburn.co.uk.