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Felixstowe War Memorial – located on the seafront at Undercliff Road West

Felixstowe Town Council, the Felixstowe branch of the Royal British Legion and local clergy jointly arrange Remembrance Services for the town.  

Remembrance Events this year include:

Saturday 27th October: Launch of the 2018 Poppy Appeal at the Triangle with a Parade (10.45am for 11am start) 

Friday 2nd – Sunday 18th November: Exhibition “WW1 Felixstowe” at the Library 
Thursday 8th November: Schoolchildren lay poppies at local cemeteries/churchyards 
Friday 9th November Schools’ service at the War Memorial (10.45-11.15am)
Saturday 10th November: Festival of Remembrance at St Johns Church, 7.30pm (details here: Festival of Remembrance)
Remembrance Day Sunday 11th November:
Civic Remembrance Service 9.45am, St Johns Church
Civic Act of Remembrance 10.45am, War Memorial
Remembrance service at the war graves, Felixstowe Cemetery 12 noon for 12.15pm start
Felixstowe Remembers and ‘Battles Over’ Beacon Lighting, 6.15pm – 7.00pm, War Memorial

During World War One 163 men from Felixstowe and surrounding villages died. To show our respects and remember these brave men a special commemorative event  will take place on on the evening of Remembrance Day Sunday 11th November marking the centenary of the end of the First World War with 163 volunteers representing each of Felixstowe’s fallen. To find out more visit the Felixstowe Remembers Facebook page: www.facebook.com/felixstoweremembers 

Please note that District Council run car parks will be free on Remembrance Sunday https://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/news/free-parking-announced-to-support-good-causes/ 

A booklet containing information about this year’s Remembrance events has been printed – collect yours from the Town Hall or Library – and can be viewed by clicking the image below: