Birmingham City Council

Remembrance Sunday

The next Remembrance Sunday will be held in Centenary Square on Sunday 10th November 2013

A History of Remembrance Sunday is attached at the foot of this page.

FREE PROGRAMMES ARE DISTRIBUTED AT THE EVENT OR DOWNLOAD A FREE PROGRAMME FROM THIS WEB PAGE. If you do not manage to get a programme at the event or cannot dowload and would like a programme for Remembrance - just telephone the Lord Mayor's Parlour on 0121 303 2040 and we will provide one in any format that you request.

Brief overview of the 2013 programme

  • 10.00am - The Salvation Army Band commences to play on Centenary Square.
  • 10.20am - Uniformed contingents march on.
  • 10.40am - The Band of The Prince of Wales's Division. The West Midlands Fire Service Pipe Band, Standards and Association March on.
  • 10.50am - The Lord Mayor's party will process out of the ICC.
  • 10.55 am - Service commences as follows:
    Act of Remembrance
    Act of Commemoration
    Bugler - The Last Post
    11.00am - Volley rifle fire by soldiers from 37 Signal Regiment.
    Two Minutes Silence
  • 11.02am - Volley of rifle fire by soldiers from 37 Signal Regiment.
    Bugler - Reveille
    Hymn - O God our Help in Ages Past
    Act of Commitment
    The Lord's Prayer
    Wreath Laying
    March Past

The full programme is attached below.

Traffic Restrictions

Broad Street from Paradise Circus to Sheepcote Street, 09.30am -12.00noon.

Cambridge Street from Brindley Drive to the island at the rear of the Repertory Theatre, 7.00am - 12.30pm.

First part of Cambridge Street to Brindley Drive. 11.20 - 11.50 am.

Please see map attached below.

Postal Address Lord Mayor's Office
Council House
Victoria Square
West Midlands
B1 1BB
Email Address
Telephone (0121) 303 2040
Fax Number (0121) 303 4809