Remembrance events 2013

Below are details of the events being held at the city's memorials in October and November 2013. Council representatives including the mayor, chief executive and councillors will be attending the services.

There will be some road closures and bus diversions due to the services on Sunday 10 November. If you are planning to travel by bus you can get details of changes to bus services at

Saturday 26 October 2013

The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, Lewes Road, Brighton

Launch of the the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal at 10.30am

Sunday 3 November 2013

World War 2 Memorial Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton

Act of Remembrance. A wreath laying ceremony will take place at Bear Road Cemetery at 2pm.

The war memorial in the Old Steine being prepared for remembrance events - photo taken by Graeme Rolf

Thursday 7 November 2013

Blessing in the Garden of Remembrance

A short service will be held at the War Memorial in the Old Steine, Brighton, at 10.45am.

Sunday 10 November 2013

9am The Royal Sussex Regiment Memorial, Regency Square, Brighton

The Royal Sussex Regimental Association Remembrance Sunday Service. We ask participants to please assemble by 8.55am for this short service.

11am Brighton Parade and Service, War Memorial, Old Steine

A parade will depart from Madeira Drive and go to the Old Steine War Memorial. For a service and wreath laying beginning at 11am.

11am Easthill Park Memorial, Portslade

A parade will depart from Portslade Town Hall at 10.20am and proceed to Easthill Park for a ceremony and laying of wreaths at 11am

11am Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road

A short wreath-laying ceremony will take place first at the North Gate Memorial at 11am, followed by the same ceremony at the South Gate Memorial. 

2.30pm War Memorial, Grand Avenue, Hove continuing in All Saints Church, Hove

A parade will leave Hove Town Hall at 2.10pm and proceed to the War Memorial in Grand Avenue, Hove for a wreath-laying ceremony. The parade will then move on to All Saints Church, The Drive, for a full Service of Remembrance at 3pm. People are welcome to go directly to the church service if they are not taking part in the parade.

4.25pm Brighton & Hove Branch of the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women’s Service.

A service of remembrance will be held at the Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue. Ralli Hall Jewish Community Centre, 81 Denmark Villas, Hove.

Monday 11 November 2013

Two minute silence

Two minutes' silence will be attended by the Mayor at the Old Steine War memorial in Brighton and at the war memorial in The Drive, Hove by the Deputy Mayor.


If you would like any further information regarding any of these services please contact the Mayor’s office. Call (01273) 291225 or email