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Village Celebration of Remembrance


  • Parking for those with mobility difficulties on Avenue Field, Burgmanns Hill on Sunday pm for the Armistice Event.
  • Please bring your own chair and torch.

09.45 Service in Parish Church – jointly with Methodist congregation.
10.50 Village act of remembrance – Wreath laying at war memorial. Read out names on the memorial.
11.00 Exhibition & Refreshments in Village Hall. We will stream Memorial Services and Remembrance Day features from TV in the Main Hall
11.00 – 15.00 Ceramics Exhibition – Gulliford Burial Ground on the theme of War & Peace : Love, loss, pain, grief, friendship, courage – A chance to see work from Exmouth Ceramic Group members
14.30  Devon Peal of 120 changes – Church Bells rung for 20 minutes
15.00 – 1600 Everyone invited to bring their poppies to Cliff Field for display.
16.00 onwards Refreshments and entertainment on Cliff Field To include roast meat rolls, hot drinks, soft drinks, bar with wine, beer and hot toddies.)
16.32 Sunset
18.45 Read out names of 27 men – Royal British Legion
18.55 Playing of The Last Post
19.00 Lighting of Beacon – Mary Truell
19.00 Town Crier reads ‘Ode to peace’
19.05 Singing of God Save the Queen
19.05 Peal of Church Bells Ringing out for Peace –to celebrate the end of World War 1

Later – Celebrations continue on Cliff Field


A beacon of light will be lit on Cliff Field at 1900 on Sun 11th November

  • In the evening there will be entertainment and refreshments on Cliff Field, before lighting the Beacon.

If anyone has any War stories we would love to have them included in the exhibition in the Village Hall. We also need more volunteers, even if just for an hour or so, to help provide this memorable weekend for the village. Any profits from the sale of refreshments will be shared by the Royal British Legion, the Royal Marines Association, Lympstone Scouts and Lympstone School PTFA. Please contact Jenny Clark (merryfield@etcpm.com) or Linda Lyon (malcandlinda@aol.com) with offers of support or more information.

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