Remembrance day: Find out what events are being held in Milton Keynes


The city will mark 100 years since the start of the First World War with a number of events next week.

Milton Keynes Mayor, Councillor Derek Eastman, will lay a wreath and lead the two-minute silence to commemorate Armistice Day at the MK Rose in Campbell Park on Tuesday, 11 November 2014.

The event will start at 10.50am, and members of the public are invited to attend.

Information on MK Rose and a location plan can be found on the following link:

Councillor Eastman said: “This is a time for reflection, when we pay respect to those who fought and lost their lives in conflicts past, as well as thinking about those who are currently risking their lives in conflicts around the world.

“It is a time to take stock - a sombre time, but it is also a time to celebrate some of the very best about humanity.”

On November 9 there is a host of events taking place around the borough, to mark Remembrance Sunday including:

- 9.30 am - Service and wreath laying at the War Memorial in Wolverton

- 9.45 am - Royal Naval Service and wreath laying at the Queensway Memorial, Bletchley

- 9.45 am - Woburn Sands will hold a church service at St. Michael’s Church, followed by a parade to the War Memorial , High Street for 10.45am Wreath Laying ceremony with The Woburn Sands Band

- 10.30 am - Bletchley Royal British Legion Service at St Mary’s Church, Bletchley Park

- 10.30 am - Service at St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Newport Pagnell

- 2.15 pm - Wreath laying at Clock Tower Memorial, New Bradwell