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Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial is currently closed as it undergoes a full restoration, the Memorial will be closed until approximetly 21 June. 

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The Royal British Legion Field of Remembrance at the National Memorial Arboretum

Friday 3 November 2023 

An image of  Black Voices

Live Music

10.45am

Black Voices - 'Way Over Yonder'

Welcome

10.50am

Philippa Rawlinson

Director of Remembrance, Royal British Legion

Dedication

Vic Van Den Bergh

The Exhortation

Read by: The Lord Lieutenant

 

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: 

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning 

We will remember them. 

Response: “We will remember them” 

 

 

The Last Post

 

Two Minutes Silence

11.00am

 

The Reveille 

 

Kohima Epitaph

Read by: Anny Reid

When you go home, tell them of us and say, 

For your tomorrow, we gave our today. 

 

Poetry Reading

Judith Norman

 

 

Closing Words

Vic Van Den Bergh

 

 

Planting of the Remembrance Tributes

Accompanied by Black Voices singing 'The Water is Wide'

Canopy of Trees