Remembrance services in Brighton and Hove

The mayor of Brighton and Hove paid her respects on Thursday
The mayor of Brighton and Hove paid her respects on Thursday

Residents of Brighton and Hove will pay tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country.

Residents of Brighton and Hove will be paying tribute this week to those who lost their lives fighting for their country.

Services, two-minute silences, and wreath-laying ceremonies are being held across the area on Remembrance Sunday (November 8) and Armistice Day (November 11) to remember the sacrifices of those killed in wars.

A short service was also held at the Garden of Remembrance and the War Memorial at Old Steine yesterday (Thursday), where a wreath was laid by the mayor of Brighton and Hove Lynda Hyde.

War veterans were in attendance, and members from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service also paid their respects.

Other services that will take place in the coming days across Brighton and Hove include:

On Sunday (November 8), The Royal Sussex Regimental Association will hold its remembrance service at Regency Square from 9am.

A parade will depart from Madeira Drive and process to the Old Steine Memorial for a service and wreath laying ceremony at 11am on Sunday.

In Portslade, a service will be held at Easthill Park Memorial on Manor Road, from 11am.

In Hove, there will be a ceremony at Hove Cemetery on Old Shoreham Road, at the North Gate Memorial, followed by the same ceremony at the South Gate Memorial.

On Sunday afternoon, a parade will leave Hove Town Hall at 2.10pm, and proceed to the War Memorial at Grand Avenue, for a wreath laying ceremony.

From there the parade will process to All Saints Church for a full service of remembrance starting at 3pm.

At 4.25pm on Sunday, the Brighton and Hove branch of the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women’s Service, will hold a service at Hove Hebrew Congregation Synagogue at 79 Holland Road, Hove.

And on Armistice Day (Wednesday, November 11), a two minute silence will be observed at the War Memorial at Grand Avenue, Hove, and at the War Memorial at Old Steine, Brighton, at 11am.