Remembrance Day: London services to attend

When November marks the month in which we commemorate all those lost in wars and conflicts, a series of services will take place throughout the city.

Many of the services are open to the public, but there are a select few that are only for soldiers and women and the families of those we remember.

To make sure you are up to date with some of the most important in all of London that you can attend, we have put together a quick list for you.

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Memorial

Where: Royal Albert Hall

When: Saturday, November 13th

The Festival of Remembrance is organized by the Royal British Legion and this year will mark 100 years since the collective national remembrance traditions came together.

This year will also be the first time they will commemorate the military and civilians, the old and young, the British and Commonwealth men and women who fought in wars, disasters and pandemics to protect Britain.

Tickets for the event are now on sale for all members of the Royal British Legion.

Memorial service at the RAF Museum

Where: Royal Air Force Museum London

When: Sunday, November 14th

The RAF Museum is holding a service on Sunday to show respect for the soldiers and women who lost their lives during their duties.

Along with the service, there will be readings and performances by the North London Military Wives Choir.

Tickets for the service are free and available now.

Westminster Abbey Field of Remembrance

Where: Westminster Abbey

When: Thursday 11 November to Sunday 21 November

The Field of Remembrance is organized by The Poppy Factory and has been a tradition since 1928.

The field is a place where people can lay poppies and reflect on the victims given in past conflicts.

Tickets for the event are free, but you may need to book a time for peak days.

Garden of Remembrance

Where: St Paul’s Cathedral

When: Monday, November 8th

The event is a time for people to reflect and remember those who have been lost in conflicts and wars.

With breakfast available in the crypt followed by a memorial service and a lunch buffet.

The Moring service also raises money for the Royal British Legion, where those who participate have the opportunity to donate.

Remembrance Day: A Call to Mind

Where: Queen’s House, Greater London

When: Sunday, November 14th

The service is held to commemorate the armed forces, their families from Britain and the Commonwealth through a mix of personal stories, letters and performances.

It will also include a reminiscence workshop and an exhibition of World War I and World War II memorabilia from the museum’s collection.

Tickets for the event are free and available now.

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