Remembrance Services in Blackburn and Darwen

Published Friday 12 November 2021 at 9:00

Services of remembrance commemorating those who have served their country in wars past and present will be held across the borough.

Remembrance Services are a time to remember the members of the armed forces who have died on duty in the two World Wars and other conflicts.

Many services are returning in person this year after they were held virtually in 2020 due to the pandemic restrictions.

This year people are invited to join the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council at these Remembrance Services:

Saturday, November 13

Darwen Market Square

A short service will be held outside the Town Hall, Darwen at 11am, followed by a wreath laying at the Boer War Memorial, Belgrave Square, Darwen

Sunday, November 14

Blackburn Cathedral

A United Service of Remembrance at Blackburn Cathedral at 9.30am. Following this service, a parade will form on King William Street Moving at 10.25am to the Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service.

Please note that due to Covid-related seating restrictions in place at Blackburn Cathedral, there will be a reduced number of seats available for the service.

The service will be relayed outside by audio speakers near the main entrance. A bus to Corporation Park will be available from Blackburn Cathedral at 10.10am to depart at 10.20am


Bold Venture Park, Darwen

A service and wreath laying will be held at the War Memorial at 10.45am. A bus will be available from Darwen Bus Station at 10.10am to depart at 10.20am

Wreaths and poppies may be purchased from the Royal British Legion.

Telephone Enquiries: (01254) 267620 or

Darwen Poppy Appeal: Mr S Potter on 07756 257484 or

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