VE Day Commemorative Service and Parade: Knightswood Glasgow Saturday 12th May 2018

VE Day Commemorative Service and Parade: Knightswood Glasgow Saturday 12th May 2018

The Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch of the Parachute Regimental Association are once again co-ordinating the above event which will take place on Saturday 12th May 2018

A Church service will be held in Knightswood St Margaret’s Church, 2000 Knightswood Road, Knightswood, Glasgow G13 2HA.

The dress is as per Armistice day parades. Association Standards will be on parade.

73rd ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY / SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018

Detailed Timings:

• 10:00 – Church Hall open for Tea / Coffee etc. TOILETS ARE AVAILABLE
• 10:30 – Branch Standard Bearers and Wreath layers dress rehearsal at Vets monument
• 10:50 – Veterans etc seated for Church Service
• 10:55 – VIP’S seated
• 11:00 – Service commences
• 11:40 – Service ends approximately
• 11:41 – Standards and Veterans who plan to lay wreaths proceed to pre set positions at Monument, including Bugler
• 11:42 – Veterans etc proceed to Vets monument
• 11:55 – VIP’S arrive to pre set positions, including Piper
• 11:56 – Rev S Fraser conducts short service
• 12:00 – Last Post (Bugler)
• 12:01 – 2 minutes silence
• 12:03 – Reveille (Bugler)
• 12:04 – Wreath laying ceremony ( Lament – Piper)
• 12:15 – Service at Monument ends
• 12:20 – Band and Veterans form up, including Standards.
• 12:30 – March off
• 12:40 – Arrive at destination / Fall out / Lounge for Music and Finger Buffet etc

All Welcome!

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