A number of remembrance parades will be held across the Wakefield district to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice this weekend.
Unless, otherwise stated, all parades will take place on Sunday, November 11.
Pontefract’s remembrance parade will depart from the Town Hall at 10.30am, for an 11am service at St Giles’ Church. A marching band will accompany the parade.
In Castleford, the parade will begin at the Royal British Legion Club on Powell Street at 10,30am. There will be opportunities to lay wreathes and a two minutes silence will be held, before the parade processed to a service at All Saints Parish Church on Church Street.
The Featherstone Parade will begin at 10.45am outside the Featherstone Hotel before progression to the War Memorial Gardens on Station Lane for the 11am service.
In Normanton, the annual parade will assemble outside the Town Hall at 10.20am and march to the cenotaph in Haw Hill Park for a service at 10.30am.
The Horbury remembrance parade will meet outside the Kings Arms, on New Street, from 9.45am and will progress to St Peter and St Leonard’s church for a memorial service at 11am.
Wakefield’s annual wreath laying service will take place at the War Memorial, close to County Hall, at 10.55am.