Salehurst and Robertsbridge Parish Council


Robertsbridge Remembers...
8th November 2023

As always, the Robertsbridge Branch of the Royal British Legion will be leading the Remembrance commemorations for the village. Here is an outline of events:

Armistice Day - Saturday 11th November - 10:45 to 11:15 at the War Memorial, High Street - the 2 minute silence will be observed and there will be a wreath-laying ceremony.


Remembrance Day - Sunday 12th November - Parade to Salehurst Church for Remembrance Service, then afterwards to the War Memorial, for wreath-laying ceremony. Approximate times:


10:00 to 10:15 - Parade assembles at the Recreation Ground car park - form up and leave approx. 10:20 for Church. The Church service starts at 10:50. Following the service, the Parade will return to the village, via Northbridge Street, Clappers, High Street to the War Memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony at approximately 12:00, including 1 minute silence.


There will be road closures in place during the parades and wreath-laying. There will be traffic lights to allow the Parade to safely cross the A21 at the roundabout. All delays will be kept to the minimum necessary.


A reminder please to avoid parking near the War Memorial on both days. And that the Bonfire Society will be marking the start and end of of the 2 minute silence on Saturday (11:00), and 1 minute silence on Sunday (approx. 12:10) with a maroon (very loud bang!).