Remembrance Day

Local events


On September 11 th there will be a service at the Langstone Memorial and in the Village Hall. At 7.05 pm. The bells of St John's Church Penhow will be rung and a beacon will be lit followed by fireworks- final details and timings to follow as this will be part of a nation wide remembrance.

*. Flowers for the fallen

Local resident Susan Waters is organising a four day World War One exhibition entitled Flowers for the Fallen. The exhibition will be at Nash Village Hall and St Mary’s Church, Nash to commemorate the 70 soldiers who went to fight in the war from the villages of Whitson, Goldcliff and Nash and to honour the six soldiers who did not return

The exhibition is on from 11am to 4pm Thursday, 8 November to Saturday, 10 November and from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Sunday, 11 November with a Service of Remembrance in Nash Church at 2.30pm on Sunday (11 November) to be followed by a ‘Peace Tea’ in the adjoining Village Hall.

*. Walking Tour

On Wednesday, 10 October there will be a walking tour of St Woolos Cemetery visiting war graves with local historian Richard Frame,. Meet at the main gate on Bassaleg Road at 10am.

*. St Cadoc's Church

Caerleon Remembers is a commemoration of the 1918 Armistice in words and music which will take place on Saturday 10 November, 7.30pm at St Cadoc’s Church, Caerleon. Tickets are available from Caerleon Arts Festival and Caerleon Post Office

*. St Woolos Cathedral

hosts a day of exhibitions and activities featuring Newport’s role during the First World War, including music, archive documents, short talks and music. Entry is free and all are welcome on Saturday 10 November, 10.30am-4.30pm

*. Newport City Centre

The city’s annual Remembrance Sunday parade takes place from High Street followed by a service of remembrance at the Cenotaph on Sunday 11 November, 10.30am

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