Barking and Dagenham's Remembrance Weekend Events
Barking and Dagenham will remember those who died in the line of duty and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms, with a series of remembrance events taking place across the borough from 8 to 11 November.
Friday 8 November
10.30am Dagenham Royal Naval Association will be holding a short service at the War Memorial at Dagenham Village, Church Street, Dagenham.
Saturday 9 November
10.30am The Dagenham Branch of the Royal Naval Association will be holding a short service at the War Memorial on the corner of the Heathway and Church Elm Lane.
Sunday 10 November
10.00am Wreaths will be laid at the War Memorial in Barking Park at 10am (Attendees are requested to arrive by 9.45am).
10.20am Barking and Dagenham Council Remembrance Parade – This will leave Barking Park at 10.20am and will walk through Barking Town Centre to arrive at St. Margaret’s Church for the service at 10.50am, with a 2 minutes silence at 11.00am. (Guests who do not want to participate in the parade from Barking Park are requested to join at the Church at 10.45am).
10.50am Remembrance Service at St. Margaret’s Church
11.40am After the Church service refreshments will be served in the hall at St Margaret’s Church.
10.50am Dagenham Parish Church Remembrance Service will take place at the Parish Church on Church Lane at 10.50am. (Guests who want to participate in a parade that will march from the Social Club at the bottom of Rectory Road to the Church should assemble at the Club by 10.30am.) A two-minute silence will be held at the church at 11.00am. After the service refreshments will be served at the social club on Rectory Road
3.00pm A Becontree Royal British Legion service will commence at 3pm at the Royal British Legion Chadwell Heath, 541 Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, for one hour followed by refreshments.
Monday 11 November
11.00am Barking and Dagenham Council will be holding a short service at the Job Drain Memorial Statue, adjacent to the Broadway Theatre in Barking. (Attendees are requested to arrive by 10.45am).