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Remembrance Day – Information

The Provost will attend a Remembrance Sunday service at St John’s Kirk on 10 November at 10.45am.

The Council party, also consisting of Councillors and Chief Officials, will meet at Perth Concert Hall at 10.15am. The parade will set off at 10.25am via Mill Street and will process from there to St John’s Kirk, escorted by the Society of High Constables of the City of Perth.

At the end of the Service, the Civic party will process back to High Street/Tay Street viewing point. The Lord Lieutenant, Provost and Military representatives will take the salute at the viewing point on Tay Street.

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There is an important change to this year’s Remembrance commemorations in Perth. Poppy Scotland’s wreath-laying usually takes place on the Friday before Remembrance Sunday. However, this year the ceremony will take place on Armistice Day itself, Monday 11 November, at Mercat Cross, at 10.50am with two-minute silence at 11am.

The Garden of Remembrance will be laid out at Mercat Cross from Friday 8 November.

Also on Monday 11 November St John’s Kirk will be open to the public from 10am-4pm. Visitors can view wreaths laid during the Remembrance Service on Sunday 10 November.

(Courtesy from Perth & Kinross Council)

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