Maidstone’s Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service


The annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Maidstone will take place on Sunday 10 November.  The day is marked by a parade and a Service of Remembrance, including the two-minute silence at 11.00am at the Memorial in The Broadway, followed by the laying of wreaths.

During the event, Maidstone’s Mayor – Councillor Marion Ring, will be joined by Lt Col M S Jones MBE RE, Commanding Officer of 36 Engineer Regiment and the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers to take the salute from the parade.

Maidstone Borough Council will be providing an order of service and Union Flags for those attending which will be available on the day in Jubilee Square.

The parade and service are well attended by military and civilian organisations, and members of the public.  In order to ensure the safety and security of participants and spectators of the event it is necessary to close roads along the route of the parade and around the Memorial.


Details of the day are as follows:

10:20 The parade will step off from County Hall along Week Street, the High Street and Lower High Street, to the bridge system.  The parade will cross the bridge and march to the war memorial in the Broadway (opposite Maidstone West Railway Station)

10:50 The Service of Remembrance will commence at the Memorial and will be followed by the laying of wreaths

11:15 The dignitaries’ party, followed by the parade, will process back across the bridge and into the High Street where the Mayor and Commanding Officer

11:25 The parade turns into Week Street and makes its way to its point of dispersal



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