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Find Cardiff Remembrance services and parades near you

THE second weekend of November means one thing – Remembrance Sunday – the time of the year when we pay our respects to those who fought for, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Remembrance Sunday falls on November 12 but there are services and parades across Cardiff and the Vale across the week.

This list will be updated throughout the week.

Cardiff city centre

A service opening the Field of Remembrance at Cardiff Castle will take place tomorrow, November 8, starting at 11.00am.

On Remembrance Day, November 11, the two-minute silence will be held in all civic buildings. In City Hall, wreaths will be laid by council staff.

Cardiff also hosts the National Service of Remembrance for Wales at Cathays Park War Memorial. This will be held on Sunday at 10.30am.

Wreath layers at Cathays Park on Sunday will include First Minister Carwyn Jones. Photo: David Dixon

The National Museum of Wales is providing a family element to Remembrance Sunday with poppy-making crafts and story-telling from actors in First World War battle garb.

Barry Island

Outside Barry Library, Kings Square, 10:30am.


Grangetown War Memorial, Grange Gardens, 10.45am.

An autumnal Grange Gardens. Photo: Sam Ferguson


Lisvane Cenotaph, 10.45am. Followed by service at St. Denys church.


Llandaff Cathedral, 11.00am.

Dedicated to alumni of the Cathedral School, this memorial stands near Llandaff Cathedral. Photo: Colin Smith


Service at All Saints Church, Victoria Road at 11.00am. Wreath laying, 13.45pm.

The Garden of Remembrance was formally opened on Remembrance Day 1934. Photo: Jaggery


Pentyrch War Memorial, Heol Goch, 3.00pm.

Twenty-nine men from Pentyrch were killed during the First and Second World Wars. Photo: Jaggery

Radyr, Morganstown and Tongwynlais

Radyr War Memorial, King’s Road, 10.30am.

Alfred Turner, sculptor of Radyr’s war memorial also created the statue of Owain Glyndŵr in City Hall. Photo: Jaggery


Whitchurch War Memorial, Whitchurch Library, 10.40am.

A Grade II listed monument since 2002, Whitchurch’s War Memorial is distinguished by its soldier sculpture. Photo: Mick Lobb

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