Calendar of Events

William Harvey Sunday

William Harvey Statue, The Leas

4 Jun 23 - 14:30

Commemoration Ceremony in honour of William Harvey's influential work.

D-Day (Normandy Veterans Association)

Methodist Church Hall and Garden of Remembrance

6 Jun 23 - 11:00

Commemoration for all those who fought and died in June 1944 in the Normandy Campaign

Armed Forces Day

The Leas

25 Jun 23

Celebration of Armed Forces

Blessing of the Fisheries

St Peters Church

25 Jun 23 - 14:45

Canada Day

Military Cemetary, Shorncliffe

30 Jun 23 - 11:00

Commemorates the Canadian Soldiers who fought and died in WWI

Town Sunday

St Mary & St Eanswythe Church

2 Jul 23 - 10:30

A service to honour the recently elected Mayor

VJ Day Anniversary

Garden of Remembrance

15 Aug 23 - 11:00

The celebration of the surrender of Japan, ending combat in WWII

Battle of Britain Wreath Laying

RAF War Memorial, The Leas

15 Sep 23 - 17:45

A wreath laying service will take place to commemorate the Battle of Britain in 1940.

Dedication of Garden of Remembrance

Garden of Remembrance

5 Nov 23 - 14:00

A service will be held to Dedicate the Garden of Remembrance and crosses are laid in the Garden.

Machine Gun Corps

Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) Memorial, Cheriton Cemetary

11 Nov 23 - 11:00

A customary service organised by the Royal British Legion

Remembrance Sunday

War Memorial, top of the Road of Remembrance

12 Nov 23 - 10:30

A service and parade will take place after the silence and wreath laying.

Holocaust Memorial Day

26 Jan 24 - 11:00