Islington marks Remembrance Day

Islington residents are invited to attend Islington’s annual Remembrance parade and wreath laying ceremony on Sunday, 10 November, to honour those who lost their lives in two world wars and more than 70 other conflicts.

The parade of service units and veterans will gather from 9.30am outside Union Chapel in Compton Terrace, before marching down Upper Street, reaching the Town Hall at around 10am.

The Mayor of Islington, Cllr Rakhia Ismail, councillors and other officials will join the parade at the Town Hall, which will then proceed to Islington Memorial Green for an inter-faith service, starting at 10.40am.

Residents are also invited to attend other services and community commemoration events around the borough on Sunday, 10th November:

  • Spa Green Garden, Finsbury – Remembrance Day Service at 12noon. Residents are invited to assemble near the war memorial, near the corner of Roseberry Avenue and Gloucester Way.
  • Manor Gardens, N7 ­– Remembrance Day Community Event in the Royal Northern Gardens, Manor Gardens, at 1.30pm.

There will also be a two-minute silence at 11am on Monday, 11 November, with a short ceremony on the Town Hall steps.

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