A number of Remembrance events are planned to take place across Cambridge this weekend:
Friday 10 November: The mayor, Councillor George Pippas, will attend the Veterans’ Day service at the Cambridge American Military Cemetery in Madingley at 11am, and will lay a wreath on behalf of the city.
Saturday 11 November: The mayor will lead the two-minute silence from the steps of the Guildhall at 11am, accompanied by employees of the city council. Hal Bartlett, a student from the Perse School in Cambridge and an accomplished trumpeter, will play the Last Post.
Remembrance Sunday 12 November: The mayor will attend the Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial on Hills Road at 10.30am, and will lay a wreath on behalf of the city.
The deputy mayor, Councillor Nigel Gawthrope, will lead a civic procession of councillors, honorary councillors and officers to the Service of Remembrance at Great St Mary’s Church, which commences at 10.55am.
The Mayor will also be attending the Remembrance service at the Cambridge Salvation Army on Tenison Road, which commences at 6pm.