Details of this year's remembrance events in Bolton, including the annual concert and civic services for Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.
Thursday, 11 November: Armistice Day Civic Service (10.55am, Victoria Square)
There will be a short service held on Victoria Square commencing at 10.55am and conducted by the Vicar of Bolton Rev Canon Dr Chris Bracegirdle and will include a two-minute silence and maroon fire.
Thursday, 11 November: Concert of Remembrance (7pm, The Albert Halls)
The Concert of Remembrance will take place in the Albert Halls, Bolton Town Hall at 7pm on Armistice Day, November 11.
The Lancashire Artillery (v) Military Band will be performing at the concert along with Phoenix Knights of Harmony, Taylor’s Theatre Academy, Bolton Music School, and an Emma Lori and Emma Monks duet.
Tickets are priced at £7.50 each and available from the Albert Halls website.
All proceeds from the concert go to the three Bolton Cadet Forces.
Sunday, 14 November: Remembrance Sunday (10.55am, Victoria Square)
The Remembrance Sunday Civic Service will be attended by civic dignitaries, military, veterans, cadets and youth organisations.
The service begins at 10.55am, conducted by the Vicar of Bolton and includes live gun fire to mark the start and end of the two minute silence.
There will be a wreath laying ceremony as part of the service and anyone wishing to lay a wreath is asked to register from 09.45am on the morning on Victoria Square and must bring their own wreath.
The military walk past at the War Memorial will take place immediately after the service.
Any queries, please contact the Mayor’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01204 331090.