Nailsea Remembrance Day Parade Sunday 12th November, 2023.

James Packman, Rector of the Holy Trinity Church, led the ceremony with a moving speech about the need for peace and restraint in today’s world.

Wreaths were laid by Nailsea Air Cadets. Nailsea Army Cadets, 1st and 2nd Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Guides, Avon Fire Service, Nailsea Police, Councillor Mike Bird Chairman of Nailsea Town Council, and Chris Broughton on behalf the Nailsea & Backwell Rotary

This parade was much larger than those previous, with members of the Army and Navy Cadets, Scouts, Beavers, Guides and Brownies with the Brass Band of the Scouts leading the march. The procession started at the Scout Hut, located on Hannah More Road at 10:15am and finished at the Holy Trinity Church on Church Lane, for wreath-laying.

They shall grow not old

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. – Laurence Binyon