The 73rd Bradford Festival of Remembrance to be held at Bradford Cathedral

The Dishforth Military Wives Choir who will be singing at the service.

On Sunday 3rd November the annual Festival of Remembrance will be held at Bradford Cathedral.

The Festival will include entertainment, community singing, and the Parade of Standards, alongside the main Service of Remembrance.

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Doreen Lee will also be in attendance at the service.

There will be music from the Bradford Cathedral Choir, the City of Bradford Brass Band and the Dishforth Military Wives Choir.

There will also be statues of soldiers around the cathedral and represented amongst the seats, as well as a poem by our centenary poet in residence Diane Pacitti on display, commemorating the Bradford Pals regiment who died in the First World War.

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Doreen Lee, said:
“The Festival of Remembrance is a very special annual event and I know that people across the district will turn out to support it.

“The event provides an opportunity to remember all those who have lost their lives, been wounded, have suffered or are still suffering in any way, due to past and present conflicts around the world.”

The Festival of Remembrance will begin at 5pm on Sunday 3rd November.

Reverend Canon Paul Maybury, Precentor at Bradford Cathedral, will also be leading a short ceremony at the Bradford Cenotaph on Armistice Day, Monday 11th November, at 11am.

The poster for this year’s event

Booking ahead is advised either by visiting festival-of-remembrance.eventbrite.co.uk, by coming to Bradford Cathedral, or by calling the cathedral on 01274 77 77 20 during office hours.

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