Local Remembrance Parades and Services 2021

Remembrance Parades and Services are major events in our local towns and regularly attract thousands of people who wish to pay their respects.

Further information on the Remembrance Parades and Services can be found in this week’s Newbury Weekly News (issue for 11 November 2021, p.10).

If you would like to provide information about the arrangements in a town or village not mentioned below, or are aware of any information that needs to be changed, please email brian@pennypost.org.uk.


St Mary’s Church, Aldermaston will host the village’s Remembrance Sunday service on 14 November, starting from 10.30am.


The Aldworth Remembrance service will start at 10.50am from the village’s war memorial, then move into St Mary’s Church, Aldworth.


Ashampstead’s Remembrance service starts from the War Memorial in the village at 10.50am, then will move to St Clement Church, Ashamstead for the remainder of the service on Sunday 14 November.


Bradfield’s Remembrance Service is to be held at Bradfield College Chapel on 14 November and starts from 10.15am.


Remembrance Sunday Parade will start at approximately 10.15am at The Six Bells pub, Burghfield. A raffle will be held also to raise funds for The Royal British Legion.


Chaddleworth Parish Council will lay a wreath for Remembrance Sunday at Chaddleworth War Memorial with the service starting from 11am.

Cold Ash

This year’s Cold Ash Remembrance Parade will sadly not be taking place due to “current COVID 19 figures, in West Berkshire”, however an Act of Remembrance will be held in the churchyard of St Mark’s Church, Cold Ash from 10.50am on 14 November.


Combe’s Remembrance Sunday service will start at 10.30am from St Swithun’s Church on 14 November.

East Garston

East Garston’s Act of Remembrance will take place on Saturday 13 November at The War Memorial commencing at 10.45am.

The Wantage Silver Academy Brass Band will be present, and we look forward to welcoming the full band once again playing suitable music including The Last Post.  To secure this popular band for the benefit of all the village, the PCC pays for it upfront.

However, if anyone would like to donate towards the cost of the band, all contributions would be most welcome.  Please contact either the Churchwarden, Paul Tame on 01488 649895 or the PCC Secretary, Karen Sperrey on 01488 648365.  On Sunday November 14th there will be a 9 a.m. Service in Church as usual.


St Michael & All Angels Church, Enborne host their Remembrance Service from 9.45am on Sunday 14 November.

Hamstead Marshall

Remembrance Sunday proceedings will start from 9.15am on 14 November with a meeting at the War Memorial Stone, Hamstead Park which is followed by a Remembrance service at St Mary’s Church, Hampstead Marshall from 9.45am.

Hampstead Norreys

Hampstead Norreys Church will host it’s Remembrance Sunday service on 14 November starting from within the church at 10.45am around the war memorial. Those attending have been asked to “wear face coverings inside the Church building” and that this will be the church’s only service of the weekend, meaning that there will be no ‘All Age Praise’ afterwards.


St Michael & All Angels Church in Highclere will host this year’s Remembrance Sunday service on 14 November, starting from 10.55am at the war memorial. After the Act of Remembrance the service will continue inside the church.


Hungerford Town Council is delighted to say that the annual Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service will take place this year.  Soldiers from 6th Armoured Close Support Battalion REME will be taking part, joining together with Ex-Service personnel, HTC councillors and representatives from local organisations.

The parade will form up outside the Corn Exchange at 10.30am and will march down to the War Memorial in Bridge Street for a service which will take place from 10.55am to approx. 11.30am. The usual road closures will be in place for the parade and during the service.

Everyone is welcome to attend the service but please note that entrance to the memorial area will be restricted to invitees only. This is to reduce crowding in the area and to maintain social distancing. The service will also be available to view via the St. Lawrence’s Church YouTube channel at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/StLawrences

We hope you will join us for this special event to remember those who gave so much to protect our lives and freedom.


St Michael’s Church, Inkpen are holding their Remembrance Sunday service from 10.30am on 14 November.


Remembrance Sunday service for Kintbury starts at 10.45am on 14 November from the War Memorial outside of St Mary’s Church, Kintbury and continues inside the church afterwards.


Remembrance Sunday Service at 10.45am on  Sunday 14 November at the War Memorial St Michael & All Angels. All welcome to this act of remembrance which will be held in the graveyard this year, with the Exhortation recited, the reading of names of the fallen, the Last Post sounded on the trumpet, the 2 minute silence, Reveille and Kohima Epitaph, God Save the Queen . . . all with amplification.


Marlborough’s traditional Remembrance Sunday commemorations return in 2021 with a parade forming from 10:00h in the High Street to arrive at the Cenotaph for the 11:00h 2-minute silence and laying of wreaths, followed by a Service of Remembrance.


The Remembrance Sunday service will start at St Matthew’s Church, Midgham from 10.45am on 14 November, with the spire of the church being lit up on 13 November at 6pm until the following morning at 8.30am.


The Remembrance Sunday service for Mortimer is to start just before 11am at The War Memorial, Mortimer.


Newbury’s Remembrance Sunday proceedings will commence with the main parade stepping off at 10.25am from Pelican Lane and marching the length of Northbrook Street turning into Mansion House Street where the Mayor of Newbury, Cllr Billy Drummond, will take the salute prior to continuing to the Market Place where the Remembrance Service will take place at 10.50am.

Please see more details here from Newbury Town Council.


Remembrance Sunday service is being held at St Mary’s Church, Shaw, Newbury on 14 November starting at 10.15am.


Speen’s Remembrance Sunday service will start from 9am at the War Memorial and continue from St Mary’s Church, Speen, Newbury starting at 10.30am, both on 14 November.

Stanford Dingley

A Remembrance Sunday service will be held at St Denys Church, Stanford Dingley on 14 November from 10.55am.


Thatcham Remembrance Sunday Service at Thatcham War Memorial at 10.30am. More information on the service can be found here.

For more information please contact the Town Council on: enquiries@thatchamtowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01635 863592.


Theale’s Remembrance Sunday procession will be followed by a service at Holy Trinity Church, Theale. Further information can be found here.


Wantage Band’s Remembrance performance will be at Wantage Parish Church on Saturday 13 November starting from 7.30pm. Money raised at the event will be for Royal British Legion.

Wash Common

A Remembrance Service will be held at Wash Common Park, following a parade down towards the park along Battery End, Newbury, from 10.45am on Sunday 14 November.

West Woodhay

Remembrance Sunday service is to be held at St Laurence’s Church, West Woodhay from 11.15am on 14 November.



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