Remembrance Sunday 2016

Remembrance Sunday services will be held at the following locations in Cheshire West and Chester on Sunday 13 November 2016. Have we missed your service? To have your event added to this page:

​​Chester Cathedral

The service will begin at 10am, please be seated by no later than 9.45am when the Civic Procession will arrive for the service. The service will last approximately 45 minutes the congregation will then move to the memorial garden for the two minutes silence at 11am and the laying of the wreaths.

Ellesmere Port Civic Square

Commencing at 10.40am at the War Memorial in Civic Square, the laying of wreaths will take place at 10.45am followed by a parade to St Thomas' and All Saints Church at 11.05am. The parade will return to Civic Square at 12.30pm and into the Civic Hall for refreshments after the church service.

Ellesmere Port Westminster

The parade will start at 9.30am at Westminster War Memorial. There will be laying of wreaths and a service led by Reverend Gordon Welsh.

Little Sutton

The parade will start at 1.30pm from Little Sutton British Legion. Laying of wreaths and the service will take place at 2pm at St Paul's Church.

Ince and Elton

A church service will be held at St James the Great, Parish of Thornton-le-Moors with Ince & Elton, starting at 6pm.


A service will be held at Neston Parish Church at 3pm followed by a wreath laying at the Cenotaph.  The parade will leave the Neston Royal British Legion at 2.30pm.


The Parade will form on Victoria Car Park (adjacent to the Police Station) and set off at 9.45am for the 10am Service at St. Helen’s Church.  Following the Service, the Parade will proceed down Church Road to the Cenotaph for 10.50am where the commemoration, wreath laying and two minutes silence will take place.  Following this, the Parade will reform and march to Memorial Court where the Town Mayor will take the salute.


The parade will start at 10.20am from Willaston British Legion. There will be laying of wreaths and a service at Christ Church at 10.30am.


The Parade will assemble on the drive to Wyvern House Council offices from 10.15am and will be led by the Everton Road Boys Flute Band. The service will be conducted by the Mayor’s Chaplain, Reverend Chris Moore and will commence at approximately 10.45am.

Following the Act of Remembrance, Deputy Lord Lieutenant Susan Sellers will lay a wreath on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen and the Town Mayor and Consort, Councillor Steve Smith and Mr Mark Smith will place wreaths on the War Memorial and the Boer War memorial respectively in memory of those Winsford men and women who gave their lives for their country.

At the conclusion of the service, the Civic Party will take leave to receive the March Past in Dene Drive.

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