Remembrance parades to resume

Posted on: Friday 5 November 2021
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Taking place on Sunday 14 November, Remembrance Day is an important date in the nation's annual calendar.

This year, Remembrance Day parades will resume in Blaenavon, Cwmbran, New Inn, Pontnewydd and Pontypool. 

Full details of each parade can be found below:

Blaenavon: 

10.40am – Parade from Broad Street Car Park, marching via Broad Street and Ivor Street to the

11.00am – Cenotaph at Church Road - Wreath laying and service at the Cenotaph.

Cwmbran:

10.30am – Parade assembles in car park at the rear of Natale’s Barbers & Son off Wesley Street.

10.35am – Parade forms up on Wesley Street.  Marching contingent will proceed down Wesley Street and head for Cwmbran Park, halting at the lights before Henllys Way. Parade will fall out for marchers to enter the park for the Act of Remembrance.

10:50am – Service of Remembrance at Cwmbran Park; a two-minute silence will be observed, and wreaths laid.

11.15am – The Parade will then reform to return to Wesley Street where they will fall out and return to St Gabriel’s Church.

New Inn:

9.45am – Parade assembles at St Mary's Church Hall, The Highway, New Inn.

10.00am – Parade moves off to St Mary's Church.

10.30am – Church Service at St Mary’s.

11.20am – Parade returns to St Mary’s Church Hall.

Pontnewydd:

10.25am -  Parade assembles at Royal British Legion Club, Station Road, Pontnewydd.  Report to Parade Marshall Lt Ben Yuille RMR.

10.30am – Parade  moves off via New Street and Brooklands Terrace, Pontnewydd for wreath laying ceremony and service at the Cenotaph. 

10.45am – Parade arrives at Pontnewydd Cenotaph for Service accompanied by music from Cwmbran Band. A two-minute silence will be observed at 11.00am.

11.10am – Parade marches off, led by Corps of Drums, via Richmond Road, Station Road, halting at the Royal British Legion Club.

Pontypool:

11.45am – Parade assembles on Commercial Street, Pontypool Town Centre. Report to Parade Marshall, Major Neil Edmunds

12.00pm – Parade moves off.

12.05pm – Arrive at the War Memorial Park Gates for service and wreath laying ceremony.

12.30pm – Parade to re-assemble and proceed along Hanbury Road to the Clarence, returning to War Memorial for Eyes Right.  Proceed to Commercial Street, Pontypool Town Centre for dismissal.

Road closures will be in operation for a period of 30 minutes before and after the parades finish.

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