Remembrance services across the district

Laying of wreaths in Crowland last year. Photo: SG111112-140NG
Laying of wreaths in Crowland last year. Photo: SG111112-140NG
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Those who have given their lives in past and more recent wars will be remembered at services throughout the district on Sunday.

In Spalding, the Royal British Legion will muster at Spalding Cemetery’s war graves at 10.30am on Saturday.

On Sunday, members will muster in the Market Place at 10.15am before parading to Ayscoughfee Gardens for a service at 11am.

Remembrance services will also be held at Donington parish church (10.30am); St Margaret’s Church, Quadring (3pm); St Bartholomew’s, West Pinchbeck (10.30am); St Guthlac’s, Market Deeping (10am); St Mary’s, Pinchbeck (10.45am); St Laurence, Surfleet (10.30am); and St John the Baptist Church, Whaplode Drove (10.55am).

The Royal British Legion will parade to services in a number of villages, including Gedney Drove End, where the local branch will muster at 9.30am at Dawsmere Bank/Church Street corner for a 10am church service.

The Remembrance ceremony in Crowland is at the cenotaph (3pm) followed by a service in the abbey.

Gosberton and the Clough and Risegate parades start at the Risegate Memorial at 2pm followed by a service at Gosberton memorial at 2.30pm. A service follows at St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Gosberton, at 3pm.

Long Sutton’s Act of Remembrance will start at the memorial at 2.15pm, followed by a service in St Mary’s Church. In Holbeach, the Remembrance parade will form up at the boxing academy in Fleet Street to move off at 2.05pm, arriving at the war memorial in All Saints’ Churchyard for the Act of Remembrance and wreath laying before a church service.

Remembrance will start at Weston war memorial at 10.50am and at Fleet war memorial at 2pm, followed by a service at 2.30pm in the Baptist church. On Armistice Day, November 11, there is a service at Gosberton war memorial at 10.45am for 11am; Long Sutton war memorial at 11am; and Springfields Memorial Tree at 10.30am, mustering by the Information Point.