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King’s Lynn Remembrance Day 2017

PUBLISHED: 09:16 14 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:50 14 November 2017

The Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

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Thousands attended the Remembrance Sunday wreath laying at King’s Lynn’s Tower Gardens.

Borough Mayor Carol Bower laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtBorough Mayor Carol Bower laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Veterans and serving service personnel marched into the park from the Town Hall, led by a civic procession.

West Norfolk Mayor Carol Bower read the exhortation: “They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them or the years condemn.”

Sir Henry Bellingham laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtSir Henry Bellingham laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

After a bugler played the Last Post and the crowd observed two minutes’ silence, dignitaries, representatives of the armed services, veterans’ associations and other groups laid their wreaths.

After a hymn and prayers led by the Revd Canon Christopher Ivory, vicar at Lynn Minster, the parade marched to the minster for a Remembrance service.

The High Sheriff James Bagge laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtThe High Sheriff James Bagge laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Group Captain Cab Townsend laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtGroup Captain Cab Townsend laid a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The band playing at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtThe band playing at the Remembrance Sunday service in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtThe Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian BurtThe parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian Burt

The parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian BurtThe parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian Burt

The parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian BurtThe parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian Burt

The parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian BurtThe parade marches to the King's Lynn Minster after the Remembrance Sunday service. Picture: Ian Burt

Wreaths were laid at the King's Lynn War Memorial on Remembrance Sunday. Picture: Ian BurtWreaths were laid at the King's Lynn War Memorial on Remembrance Sunday. Picture: Ian Burt

Wreaths were laid at the King's Lynn War Memorial on Remembrance Sunday. Picture: Ian BurtWreaths were laid at the King's Lynn War Memorial on Remembrance Sunday. Picture: Ian Burt

Hundreds of people paid their respects on Remembrance Sunday in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtHundreds of people paid their respects on Remembrance Sunday in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

A cadet speaking at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtA cadet speaking at the Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtThe Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian BurtThe Remembrance Sunday service held at the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt


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