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The Royal British Legion is recognised as the national custodian of Remembrance.

Remembrance Sunday, the second Sunday in November, is the day traditionally put aside to remember all those who have given their lives for the peace and freedom we enjoy today.

Lest We Forget

Armistice Day

Remembrance Day/Armistice Day falls on Sunday, 11th November 2018.

There will be a procession in Greenhead park, commencing at 10:30 am, followed by a short service at the War Memorial at 10:45 am. Two-minutes silence will take place at 11:00 am.

Remembrance Sunday

In 2019, Remembrance Sunday falls on Sunday, 10th November (before Remembrance/Armistice Day).

There will be a parade through Huddersfield town centre, commencing at the Town Hall at 10:30 am, proceeding along New Street and past the Market Place to St Peter's Parish Church. This will be followed by a short service in the church before the parade returns to the Town Hall. The mayor will speak to assembled groups from the Town Hall steps.

View our News & Events page for details of local Remembrance events.