Remembrance Plans in the Borough for this Sunday

Jane Witherspoon


Jane Witherspoon

Remembrance Sunday will be held this week (November 11) across Ballymena.

There are many acts of remembrance planned in the main town and memorial garden as well as at war memorials in local villages.

Furthermore, in 2016 and 2017 Council agreed to light up the civic buildings in red over Remembrance weekend to mark the occasion.


In Ballymena, Councillors will robe at the Braid at 9.45am and the bus for elected members will leave the Braid at 10.20am for the Memorial Park.

The parade steps off at 10.25am from the Services Club to walk to the Memorial Park for 10.45am. The service of remembrance at the War Memorial will commence at 10.50am and afterwards a church service at West Church will be held.

The parade salute will be given at Wellington Street at 12.30pm before a fall out at the Services Club at 1pm.


In Broughshane people are asked to assemble at the Community Centre from 10.15am to march off at 10.40am to the war Memorial.

The service at the war memorial will commence at 11am and be followed by a church service at First Broughshane Presbyterian Church.


In Cullybackey the parade will form at the Reformed Church car park at 2.30pm and then proceeds to the War Memorial.

There will be a service of remembrance at the war memorial at 2.30pm following the parade.

A service in Cunningham Presbyterian Church will follow after.

Kells and Connor

In Kells and Connor the parade will leave the Community Centre at 10.30am for the Remembrance Garden service.

A church service in Connor Presbyterian Church will follow the act of remembrance.

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