2019 local Remembrance events – let’s make a list – can you help please?


Brownhills always puts on a sombre, dignified event. Local children paid their respects in 2015, as captured by the good folk of St. James Church.

This is just a quick request for help – in past years, we have crowdsourced from readers a list of local Remembrance parades and events taking place throughout the area, that was popular and useful to many of the readership.

I’d like to match last year’s list if I can.

There are always huge range of local services taking place, at towns and villages throughout the area.

If you contribute details I’ll wrap them all up into a big post during the week before Remembrance Sunday.

If you can supply details for any local event in Walsall or South Staffordshire, please comment here or mail me. I know people tend to travel to their home Remembrance event, and we have a wide audience, so stuff in the wider area is very much welcome.

Any help is welcome.

I’d also like readers to take photos of their local events if they can and I’ll feature them here; particularly after photos of Brownhills, Walsall Wood and Norton if possible.

If you’d rather, feel free to mail me: BrownhillsBob at Googlemail dot com. Cheers.

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4 Responses to 2019 local Remembrance events – let’s make a list – can you help please?

  1. Paul Westbury says:

    Hi Bob

    Coalpool Methodist Church, Coalpool Lane Walsall (not sure of the postcode) Sunday 10th November at 10:50 – service includes the Act of Remembrance including The Last Post & Reveille

  2. D Powell says:

    Parade from the Memorial Hall to St James church and cenotaph. Service follows

  3. Ray Smythe says:

    Hi Bob,

    Ray Smythe, Heath Hayes and Wimblebury Council Clerk.

    Sunday 3rd November – Meet 10.40am at Wimblebury War Memorial, John Street. Service and silence at 11am. Coffee and biscuits at Wimblebury Community Centre afterwards.

    Sunday 10th November. Services at Bourne Methodist and St John’s Churches at 10am. Assemble at 10.40am at Memorial Gates, Five Ways Island for service and silence at 11am.

    There will be no organised parade on the roads nor any road closures this year.

    I can be contacted on clerk@heathhayes.staffslc.gov.uk.

    Thanks for your help again


  4. Phillip Fairbrace says:

    Barr Beacon memorial Friday 9:11 2019 10:30
    veterans and school children from local schools

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