Herefordshire 1916 Commemoration Day

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On 25 June 2016 Herefordshire’s commemoration of the centenary of the events of 1916 will take place in the centre of Ledbury. Today’s armed forces are planned to be represented in a parade by The Guard and Colours of HMS LEDBURY and detachments from the county’s Sea, Army and Air Cadets, accompanied by the West Mercia Fire Service Band and the Royal British Legion County Rally. Soldiers of yesteryear will be recalled by several living history groups including a working replica WW1 tank. The band will entertain the public along with local choral and brass ensembles. The public are invited, free of charge, with edge of town park and ride facilities and central disabled parking. There will be activities and exhibits for all the family to enjoy from 10.00 until 2.00 p.m., and food and drink outlets. A commemorative booklet describing the battles of Jutland and the Somme and remembering the fallen will be given out free of charge. The parade will be from 2.30 until 3.30 p.m. Visit @ledbury2016 for further details.

Further information

Opening Hours:

10.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 25 June 2016


Free of charge

Travel directions:

Train to Ledbury Station, then 5 minute walk to town centre. Free Park and Ride

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