ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
A Two Minute Silence in remembrance of all those who have died in the service of their country will be observed in the Castletown at 11.00am on:-
Saturday 11th November 2017 (Armistice Day)
Sunday 12th November 2017 (Remembrance Day)
Arrangements have been made to give warning of the precise moment at which the Two Minute Silence will begin and end.
The full co-operation of the public in the observance of the Two Minute Silence is requested. The suspension of all vehicular traffic between 11.00am and 11.02am on the designated days is also requested and it is especially hoped that drivers of motor vehicles will stop the engines of vehicles during the periods of silence.
On Saturday a brief service will be held in the Market Square followed by the unveiling of plaque on Queen Street to recognise the contribution that the 40 the residents of Queen Street made to the war effort.
On Remembrance Sunday a parade will leave the Town Hall at 9.40 for a service in Arbory St Methodist Church. This will be followed by the laying of wreaths at the war memorial.
Further afield, The Isle of Man National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Royal Chapel of St John’s at 3.00pm on Sunday 12th November 2017. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and the Chief Minister will be present. Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to be seated in the Church no later than 2.45pm.