Alder Valley Brass led the Remembrance Service parade through the streets of Farnham this morning. It was an opportunity for the community to come together to reflect and remember those who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces.
The event began with the Mayor of Farnham Councillor Mike Hodge and local dignitaries joining the parade and assembling at the War memorial for 10.45am. The Last Post was played by principal cornet player, Steve Burgess. At 11am, everybody paused for a two-minute silence. This was followed by Reveille also played by Steve Burgess.
After the service, representatives from the services, armed services and youth organisations took part in a march past led by Alder Valley Brass. The salute was taken outside Farnham Town Council’s office in South Street by the Mayor of Farnham and visiting dignitaries including Vice Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Bill Biddell. The morning concluded with a service at St. Andrew’s Church.