At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month – we will remember them.
Armistice day: Saturday 11 November 2023
To this day we mark Armistice Day (the Armistice: an agreement to end the fighting of the First World War as a prelude to peace negotiations) around the United Kingdom with a Two Minute Silence at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month.
Remembrance Sunday: 12 November 2023
This is a national opportunity to remember the service and sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protected our way of life.
In Elmbridge Remembrance parades with road closures are due to take place on Sunday 12 November in:
Thames Ditton have opted for a smaller event not requiring a road closure.
For the 2023 Poppy Appeal the Royal British Legion have introduced a new plastic-free poppy, made entirely from paper.
Events taking place at our Centres for the Community
Poppy Mosaic Workshops
Make your own commemorative plaque. £5 per person, all materials included.
- Claygate: Tuesday 7 November, 10-11:30am.
- Molesey: Wednesday 8 November
Hersham Centre Remembrance Morning
A short talk followed by the last post being played at 11am. In partnership with Hersham Baptist Church.
Molesey and Claygate Centres for the Community Remembrance Day Lunches
Thursday 9 November, 11:30am. £10 per person.
Cobham Centre Remembrance Day Afternoon Tea
Thursday 9 November, 1-2:30pm £3 per person.