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Service of remembrance

In the United Kingdom, Remembrance Sunday is the second Sunday in November, the Sunday nearest to 11 November (Remembrance Day) which is the anniversary of the Armistice that ended the hostilities of World War I in 1918 at 11am.

The National Ceremony takes place at the Cenotaph (it means “empty tomb”) on Whitehall, London with the Two Minute Silence at 11am. The Queen leads the Remembrance laying the first wreath of red poppies, followed by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal Family, the Prime Minister and major political party leaders.

South Ayrshire services of remembrance

All Remembrance Ceremonies are free and open to anyone to attend.

Acts of Remembrance take place at the War Memorials at these locations:

  • Ayr:
  • Troon:
  • Prestwick:
  • Maybole:
  • Girvan:

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