Vale of Glamorgan to mark Armistice Day

06 November 2015

Civic bodies across the Vale will be holding ceremonies to mark Armistice Day 2015.


The Vale of Glamorgan Council is continuing its support for the Royal British Legion by holding a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Armistice Day on Wednesday 11 November. A short service, along with a two-minute silence, will take place on the Civic Office Forecourt, Barry, in front of the Merchant Seamen Memorial, beginning at 10.45am.


The Mayor, together with political leaders and representatives of local organisations will lay wreaths to commemorate the fallen. The ceremony is open to all and members of the public are encouraged to attend and pay their respects. The start and end of the silence will be marked by the playing of the Last Post and Reveille.


Ahead of this a number of parades and services will be taking place throughout the Vale on Remembance Sunday, Sunday 08 November.


Barry - Marching from King Square at 10.30. Halting for laying of wreaths at the Merchant Navy Memorial outside the Civic Offices at 10.40. Outdoor service at the Memorial Hall cenotaph will commence at 10.50am. More information from: 01446 738663


Cowbridge - Outdoor service at the War Memorial (Town Hall), at 10.50 am. More information from: 01446 773835


Llantwit Major – Outdoor Service at the Cenotaph at 10.50 am. More information from: 01446 793707 or 01446 792862


Penarth - Marching from Station Approach at 10.10 am. Halting at Alexandra Park for laying of wreaths. Marching to All Saints Church for Remembrance Service at 10.50. More information from: 02920 700721