Remembrance Day Plans

November 11th 2021

Robertson Memorial Br #17

· There will be a City Transit bus for pick up at the Legion at 10:20 for those who cannot walk to Veterans Memorial Park. Drop off and pick up at Veterans Memorial Park.

· All those wanting to march from the Esplanade to the Cenotaph must be at the Esplanade by 10:40 to form up.

· Public will stand behind the cordoned off area being sure to social distance

· Parade will march to the Cenotaph

· Ceremony will begin at 11:00am. Service of Remembrance will begin.

· Laying of Wreaths by the Dignitaries

· Singing of the Royal Anthem marks the end of the Remembrance Service.

· Dismissal of Parade.

· Laying of Wreaths by the public

There will be chairs and blankets available for those who cannot stand during the ceremony for any length of time.

Both Schooners Pub and the Legion Canteen will be open for those who are on parade including the band and colour party, veterans, fire and police, members.

Please bring your exemption card, ID. Legion cards required by members. Everyone will be checked at the door.

The Remembrance Ceremony will be lived streamed thanks to Cooks Southland.