Remembrance Day events taking place in Lincoln 2016

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Lest we forget. Remembrance Day commemorates soldiers who lost their lives in wars across the world.

Remembrance Sunday, which is on November 13, marks the day World War One ended.

At 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, back in 1918, WWI came to an end.

Here are just some of the Remembrance Day events taking place in Lincoln:


Armistice Day Service

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  • When: Friday, November 11, 10.30am
  • Where: Lincoln High Street War Memorial

Remembrance Service

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  • When: Friday, November 11, 1pm
  • Where: Newport Cemetery, Lincoln

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Band Concert in aid of Poppy Appeal

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

  • When: Friday, November 11, 7pm
  • Where: Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School, Wragby Road

City of Lincoln Act of Remembrance

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  • When: Saturday, November 12, 10.30am
  • Where: Lincoln High Street War Memorial

Remembrance Sunday Service

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  • When: Sunday, November 13, 10.30am
  • Where: Lincoln Cathedral

Guided Tour: International Bomber Command Memorial

Photo: Stefan Pidluznyj for The Lincolnite

Photo: Stefan Pidluznyj for The Lincolnite

  • When: Sunday, November 13, 10.30pm-3.30pm
  • Where: Internation Bomber Command Memorial, Canwick Hill

People will be able to place poppies, have guided tours and meet the archive team.


‘We will remember them’

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Multi-agency commemoration

  • When: Friday, November 11, 10.30am
  • Where: Scampton Church

This will entail the erection of arches along the pathway to the church which will be covered in poppies of all sizes.

These have been made by the children under the supervision of ‘Curiosity Creators’, who bring art and curiosity to new spaces.

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Afternoon of reflection

  • When: Saturday, November 12, 2pm-4.30pm
  • Where: Scampton Church

Visitors are invited to view the historical building, poppy displays and the Commonwealth war graves adorned with poppies. Refreshments will be available.

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Special Remembrance service

  • When: Sunday, November 13, 10.15am
  • Where: Scampton Church

This will see a special service of remembrance amongst multitudes of poppies, which will be held in the church and around the war memorial.


For more Remembrance Day events taking place across Lincolnshire, see the roundup on Lincolnshire Reporter here.

Do you know of any other Remembrance Day events taking place in Lincoln? Let us know about them by emailing [email protected]