LANCASHIRE'S fallen in two World Wars and other conflicts will be remembered on Sunday at Blackburn Cathedral.

The county's premier Anglican church will host a United Service of Remembrance at 9.30am followed by parade to the Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying.

A huge poppy will be projected on to Clitheroe Castle in the evening which will also see wreaths laid at its war memorial after services at St Mary's Church 1t 9.30am and at the town's Cenotaph at 10.35am.

The Bishop of Burnley the Rt Rev Philip North will lead a Service of Remembrance at the town's Peace Garden in Croft Street at 11am.

Accrington will see special act of worship at the Cenotaph at Oakhill Park at 10.45am followed by a procession.

Great Harwood will host parade from Town Gate to the war memorial in Memorial Park at 10.35am followed at 10.55am with service and wreath laying at the war memorial.

Oswaldtwistle will see a procession from Thwaites Street at 2.10am along Union Road to the war memorial on Rhyddings Street for combined service and laying of wreaths at 2.30 pm.

There will be a wreath laying at Darwen's Bold Venture Park at 11am followed by a service at St. Peter’s Church at 12:15am.

At 2pm the town's Library Theatre will host Blackburn and Darwen Band:'s Festival of Remembrance.

Padiham Unitarian Chapel in Church Street will hold a Service of Remembrance at 10am followed by a laying of wreaths at the town's war memorial and parade to the town hall.

Whalley Parish Church will host a special service at 9:45am followed by a short procession to the war memorial for a further act of remembrance.

Nelson will host a parade from Russell Street at 1.30pm to the Cenotaph for a Service of Remembrance at 2pm.

Colne will see a procession from the Legion Club in Keighley Road at 10.25am to the war memorial where a service will be held and wreaths laid at 11am.

Rawtenstall's parade will leave the Town Square at 2.30pm for a service at St Mary’s Church.

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Other Remembrance Sunday events include:


Altham – service at 10am at St James Church followed by Act of Remembrance at the war memorial.

Church – parade departs at 10.30am from Bank Street.followed by service and wreath laying at war memorial in Gatty Park at 11am.

Huncoat – procession from the junction of Burnley Lane and Lowergate Road at 2.10pm. to the war memorial for wreath laying at 2.30pm.

Baxenden – St John’s Church service at 3pm.

Clayton-le-Moors – procession at 9.30am from the Arthur Wilson Centre followed by service at All Saints Church and wreath laying at memorial.

Rishton – 9.45am service at St Peter and St Paul’s Parish Church followed by parade to war memorial at 10.30am.


Mellor . 9.30am service at St Mary's Church then wreath laying ay the Cenotaph.

Longridge - procession at 9.45 am from the Civic Hall.

Wiswell - event at War Memorial at 9am.

Billington Gardens - service at 2,45pm.


Barley - procession from the Village Hall at 10.30am to the Memorial Stone for a service at 11.00 am.

Barnoldswick - service of Remembrance at 3.00 pm in the Town Square followed by a procession to the Cenotaph for the wreath laying.

Barrowford - service at 10.45 am at St. Thomas' Church, followed by a wreath laying service at the Memorial Garden at Barrowford Memorial Park.

Brierfield and Reedley - service and wreath-laying at the Cenotaph at 10.30 am.

Blacko - service and wreath-laying at the Cenotaph at11am.

Earby - parade from he New Road Community Centre at 1.45pm to the Cenotaph at the Memorial Grounds, Sough for a Service of Remembrance at 2.30 pm.

Fence - Service and wreath--laying at the Cenotaph at 12.15 pm.

Foulridge - services at the Parish Church at 10am and Cenotaph at 11am.

Higham - service and wreath-laying ceremony will be held at St. John’s Church, Higham Hall Road, at 10.30 am.

Laneshaw Bridge - parade will assemble at the Memorial Garden at 9.00am fo0llowed by service and wreath-laying.

Newchurch - service and wreath-laying ceremony at St. Mary’s Church at 9.15 am.

Salterforth - service and wreath-laying at the Memorial at 10.30am.

Trawden - services at the Parish Church in Church Street 10am and the Cenotaph at 11am where wreaths will be laid.


Bacup - parade from Bacup Fire Station at 2.30pm to the war memorial for a service and wreath laying ceremony.

Helmshore - parade at 9.15am from Broadway in front of the Post Office to St Thomas Musbury Church for a service before proceeding at 10.30am to Helmshore War Memorial.

Whitworth - parade from junction of Market Street and Acre Street at 10.20am to the memorial gardens for a Remembrance Service at 10.40am.

Haslingden - service at the war memorial in Greenfield Gardens at 1pm followed by parade along Manchester Road at 1.30pm..