"Please do join us and wear your poppy with pride to pay tribute to those who gave their lives for your tomorrow!" - The Mayor's message
Harrow’s Civic Remembrance Parade & Service
The annual parade is led by the Glen Trew Pipe Band - the second largest in London, after the Cenotaph
- 10am: parade marches from St Ann's Precinct to make its way to the Civic Centre – Servicemen past and present are invited to join the march with their medals – or perhaps relatives of those who have served would like to wear medals to show them off and join the Parade – please assemble 9.20am for 9.30am as the Parade forms up at St Ann’s Precinct
- 10.30am: parade arrives at the Harrow War Memorial outside the Civic Parade Ground
You are welcome to lay a wreath during the Service – please see the Wreath Marshal next to the Memorial by 10.30am who will guide all wreath layers.
- 10.45am: Harrow Remembrance Service starts at the Harrow War Memorial, Station Road with two minutes’ silence at 11am
- 11:00am: 2 minutes silence
Instructions for Wreath bearers
Wreaths or poppies can be obtained from the Royal British Legion, Harrow Branch, Northolt Road, South Harrow Tel: 07904 209905 (text and voicemail available) or phone British Legion HQ Direct: 01622 717 172 OR Order on-line: www.britishlegion.org.uk
Spectators are very welcome! Harrow is building upon its strong youth involvement with young people in uniform playing an active role in Harrow’s Parade & Service, and even more Harrow pupils have entered a Remembrance Poetry Competition, with winning poets reading their poems after the observed silence at 11am.