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Middlesbrough Council, Middlesbrough Town Hall, and Middlesbrough's Mayor

Civic events calendar

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we're continually reviewing our plans for this year's events. We'll be updating this page in the autumn with further details of how - or whether - events will be taking place.

Civic Community Awards

The awards ceremony is being held virtually this year due to coronavirus (COVID-19). You can find out more on the Civic Awards page.

Battle of Britain Parade (annual - September)

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) there will not be a parade by the RAF Cadets to mark the Battle of Britain this year. A small service will be held at the Cenotaph, where a wreath laying ceremony will take place.

The Battle of Britain parade forms up at the South African war memorial in Albert Park and marches to the Cenotaph for the service. Following the service, the parade marches through the park gates for the salute to be taken at the war memorial. The parade is then dismissed.

Trafalgar Day parade (annual - October)

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we're continually reviewing our plans for this year's events. We'll be updating this page in the autumn with further details of how - or whether - events will be taking place.

The annual Teesside District Trafalgar Day Parade is held in October. Cadets form up at the East Lodge and then march to the South African War Memorial and on to the cenotaph. Following a service, the parade marches through the park gates for the salute to be taken at the war memorial. The parade is then dismissed.

Letters patent ceremony (annual - October)

This is the official opening of the Law Courts, 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 | Thursday 5 November 2020

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we're continually reviewing our plans for this year's events. We'll be updating this page in the autumn with further details of how - or whether - events will be taking place.

The Mayor of Middlesbrough will be laying the first poppy on the Field of Remembrance at the cenotaph at 11.05am on Thursday 7 November 2019. The service takes place at the cenotaph from 10.45am.

Remembrance Sunday | Sunday 8 November 2020

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we're continually reviewing our plans for this year's events. We'll be updating this page in the autumn with further details of how - or whether - events will be taking place.

The elected Mayor of Middlesbrough will attend the Remembrance Sunday parade and service. The service takes place at the cenotaph at 10.45am.

Armistice Day | Wednesday 11 November 2020

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we're continually reviewing our plans for this year's events. We'll be updating this page in the autumn with further details of how - or whether - events will be taking place.

A two-minute silence will be held at the cenotaph from 10.45am. All are welcome to attend the service to observe the two-minute silence.

Nagar Kirtan parade (postponed until July 2021)

The festival, celebrated by Sikhs worldwide, marks the anniversary of the birth of the eighth Guru of Sikh faith, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji.

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