Civic Community Awards
This year will be the third Civic Awards, which are held to honour the community champions who have been shortlisted for an award. The date of the awards ceremony is still to be confirmed, but you can find out more on the Civic Awards page.
Battle of Britain parade (Sunday 12 September 2021)
This year marks the 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain and in commemoration of the event, 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron Air Training Corps will be on parade. The cadets will form up at the Cenotaph at 11:30am where the service and wreath laying ceremony will be held. Following the service, the parade will then be dismissed.
Trafalgar Day parade (annual - October)
The annual Teesside District Trafalgar Day Parade is held in October. TS Erimus Sea Cadets form up at the East Lodge and then march to the Cenotaph for the service.
Letters patent ceremony (annual - October)
This is the official opening of the Law Courts, and is usually attended by the High Sheriff and the Mayors of Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton, and Hartlepool.
Laying of the first poppy and turning a page in the Book of Remembrance - Armistice Day (Thursday 11 November 2021)
The Mayor of Middlesbrough, Andy Preston, will be laying the First Poppy on the Field of Remembrance at the Cenotaph. Pupils from Middlesbrough's primary and secondary schools are invited to lay a poppy cross in the field of remembrance, before invited guests attend the Town Hall to turn a page in the Book of Remembrance.
Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 14 November 2021)
The Mayor of Middlesbrough, Andy Preston, will attend the Remembrance Sunday parade and service. A parade will form up and march to the Cenotaph for the service which will take place at approximately 10:45am.
Holocaust Memorial Day (Thursday 27 January 2022)
Holocaust Memorial Day is the international day on 27 January to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi persecution and in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.
Nagar Kirtan parade (2022)
The festival, celebrated by Sikhs worldwide, marks the anniversary of the birth of the eighth Guru of Sikh faith, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji.