Lord Mayor attends Service of Remembrance at Exeter’s Higher Cemetery
Published: 10 November 2023
The Lord Mayor of Exeter Cllr Kevin Mitchell attended the Exeter Veterans Armistice Day service of Remembrance at Higher Cemetery in Heavitree.
A two-minute silence was observed following the Last Post and wreaths were laid during the ceremony, which included civic dignitaries, military personnel, veterans, charities and children from Ladysmith and St Michaels primary schools.
On Sunday 12 November, at 10.30am, the Lord Mayor of Exeter will join civic dignitaries, military personnel and veterans for the Remembrance Sunday service at Northernhay Gardens.
This service, on Sunday 12 November, at 10.30am, will mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic City War Memorial, which will be decorated with thousands of knitted poppies created in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
All are welcome to attend the event.
The order of service can be accessed at https://bit.ly/3QSjeYY. It can then be downloaded and printed in advance or accessed on a mobile device during the proceedings.
On Saturday 11 November, at 10.35am, the Lord Mayor, accompanied by his Consort, will attend a short service to Dedicate the Royal British Legion Field of Remembrance, at Cathedral Green.
On Sunday 12 November, at 11am, the former Lord Mayor Yolanda Henson, accompanied by her Consort, will attend the Devon County Service of Remembrance at Exeter Cathedral.