Watford Will Remember


There are a number of Remembrance Day Services and events taking place across the town as well as the poppy displays to mark the end of the First World War.

Saturday 10th November:

11am: Vicarage Road Cemetery.

Vicarage Road cemetery has no official car park, but there is space for a maximum of two vehicles that can be parked at the cemetery entrance.  Parking on nearby roads is limited.

Sunday 11th November:​

9am:  All Saints Church, Horseshoe Lane. 

10.15am:  St Matthew’s Church, Eastbury Road.  A Service of remembrance proceeding out to the War Memorial at 10.58am where the Act of Remembrance and 2 minute silence will be observed, followed by wreath laying by church representatives and scouts at 11am.  Hot drinks served afterwards in the church hall.

10.45am: St Mark’s Church, Leggatts Way

10:45am:  Christ Church, St Albans Road.  The service will start at the war memorial in the car park including the 2 minutes silence at 11am

11am:  Leavesden Memorial, High Road This service will be followed by refreshments in Dale Court, Haines Way.

11am:  War memorial, Lammas Road

2.15pm:  Oxhey Village Green  Starting in the village their will be a walk through the village to Watford Heath Memorial where a service will be held at 3pm

3pm: Civic Service, Watford Town Hall  This will be followed by a Remembrance tea in the committee rooms.

Watford Beacon Lightning Ceremony at Watford Museum.


Watford Museum will be open between 5pm and 9pm on Sunday 11th November for refreshments and a chance to look at the WWI Exhibition before proceeding into the garden at 6.55pm where the Last Post will be played followed by the beacon being lit at 7pm.

This will be a chance to pay your personal and community tribute to those millions that gave their lives for their country during the dreadful darkness of four years of War.

1,000 Beacons of Light will be lit at 7pm on Sunday 11th November throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories – a century after the guns fell silent.