Remembrance Sunday Events

Fillongley Remembrance Sunday Events

6am Lone Piper, Andrew Keeling, will be standing at the War Memorial, Coventry Road, joining in with the Nations Tribute, piping the traditional Scottish lament played at the end of battle – Battle’s O’er.

10.00 – 10.45am Church Bells will ring out from St Mary and All Saints Church

10.45am Remembrance Day Church Service at St Mary and All Saints finishing with the laying of wreaths on the War Memorial.

12.00 – 12.30pm Church Bells will ring out from St Mary and All Saints Church

6.00pm Gates open for the Commemoration Beacon.

6.45pm Beacon commemorations start;

​​​​Tribute to the Millions read by

​​​Royal Navy Officer Cadet James Billington

​​​Mr Ron Siebert (Ex- United States Air Force)

Mr Mark Greenaway (descendant of Mr Frank Colver & Mr Derek Colver– both remembered on the War Memorial)

Mr John Sargeant (Ambulance man during the Coventry Blitz)

Mr Terry Onions (National Serviceman – Malaya)

​​​Mr Archie Badham (Army Cadet)

6.55pm The Last Post played by Mr John Truman



7.00pm Beacon Lighting by Mr Lance Judge-Porter (Ex- Territorial Army with active tours of duty in Bosnia and Iraq).

National Anthem accompanied by Mr John Truman

7.05pm  Commemorative Firework Display