Remembrance in Epsom and Ewell 2021


Monday, 25 October, 2021

Epsom & Ewell Borough Council is proud to be involved in, and to be arranging events, to honour those who have died in the service of their country and to give thanks to all those past and present from the armed forces.

With restrictions around the pandemic easing, we are reintroducing the events the council arranges:

  • Garden of Remembrance in Bourne Hall Park
    From Wednesday 10 November 
    The small Garden of Remembrance will be in place for the month of November. It will be opened by the Mayor, aided by local school children, on Wednesday 10 November at 10.30am.
    Members of the public are welcome to place crosses to remember loved ones that died in the service of their country.
  • Armistice Day Service
    Thursday 11 November from 10.50am
    The borough’s main Armistice Service is organised by the council and will be held as usual at the Clock Tower, Epsom. This service will be attended by the Mayor and Councillors, Royal British Legion, 135 Geographic Squadron Royal Engineers, Surrey Police, various schools and representatives of different faiths. The two minute silence is marked at this service at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in memory of those who gave their lives for their country.
  • War Memorial wreath laying
    Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 November
    The Mayor will lay wreaths at the various war memorials across the Borough on behalf of residents.

Remembrance Day Concert
Sunday 14th November
The Epsom Playhouse will be hosting The Central Band of the Royal British Legion as they celebrate the centenary of the founding of The Royal British Legion in 1921.There will be music to celebrate Sir Captain Tom Moore, popular show and stage tunes, pop classics and favourites from the classical world. Tickets from £10.

Remembrance Day services
Sunday 14th November
The various places of worship within the borough will be holding services – please check details locally. The Deputy Mayor will be attending the service and laying a wreath at St Martin’s, Epsom.

The Royal British Legion will be organising the traditional wreath laying at St Mary’s, Ewell. The Mayor will be attending and laying a wreath on behalf of the borough.