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Remembrance 2018: Where you can join services and wreath-laying in Camden

A guide to Armistice Day events

08 November, 2018

There will be a series of events held across the borough to commemorate the brave sacrifice of war heroes who gave their lives during the world wars and other conflicts.

Camden mayor, Councillor Jenny Headlam-Wells, and deputy mayor, Councillor Maryam Eslamdoust, will be among those laying wreaths.

Friday November 9

There will be wreath-laying services at:

* Whitestone Pond war memorial in Hampstead, NW3, from 10.30am.

* Hampstead Cemetery in Fortune Green, NW6, from 10.30am.

* St Michael’s Church in Camden Town, NW1, from 11.45am.

* Eversholt Street memor­ial at St Mary the Virgin Church, NW1, from noon.

* St Mary Magdalene Church, Munster Square, NW1, from 12.15pm.

* Chenies Street war memorial, WC1, from 12.45pm.

* All Hallows Church, Savernake Road, NW3, from 1.30pm.

Sunday November 11

There will be a special Remembrance Sunday service at the Far East Prisoners of War memorial in Mornington Crescent, NW1, from 10.30am. Cllr Headlam-Wells will be joined by civic, faith and community leaders, council officers and members of the police and armed forces for this year’s Remembrance Sunday civic service at St Pancras Church in Euston Road, NW1.

It will be followed by a procession to the Euston station memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony. The service gets under way at 10am.

There will also be an act of remembrance at the war memorial outside Christ Church in Hampstead Square, NW3, from 10.50am. The Rosslyn Chapel Choir will be performing a special concert, Fauré Requiem, at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, NW3, from 10.55am.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War armistice, Cllr Headlam-Wells will be lighting a beacon as part of a nationwide act of remembrance in Bloomsbury Square, WC1, from 6.40pm and is expected to last until 7.15pm.

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