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Remembrance Sunday: Full list of parades and road closures in Black Country and Staffordshire

By James Vukmirovic | Dudley | News | Published: | Last Updated:

Communities across the region will gather to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country this weekend.

Parades will be held across the region on Remembrance Sunday

Parades, minute's silences and memorial services will be taking place as Britain remembers those who have lost their lives in conflict.

Wolverhampton will mark Remembrance Sunday with a service at the Cenotaph in St Peter’s Square, following a full parade of military and community groups through the city centre.

  • Scroll down for the full list of parades in your area

Towns across the borough of Walsall will hold parades on Remembrance Sunday with Walsall Town Centre, Aldridge, Willenhall, Short Heath, Darlaston, Brownhills, Pelsall, Walsall Wood, Bloxwich, and Streetly all closing to traffic at periods during the day.

Staffordshire’s place as the year-round centre for remembrance will be highlighted by two services at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, with services of remembrance also taking place at Lichfield Cathedral and at war memorials and churches in Rugeley, Stafford and Stone.

Other towns within the borough will hold services and parades alongside Dudley, with Gornal, Halesowen and Stourbridge among the towns holding services.

Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich will pay tribute as will Kidderminster Bewdley, Cookley, Enville, Kinver, Stourport and Wolverley.

Roads will close to accommodate the parades - scroll down for the full list of road closures, which follows the list of services below:

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Full list of services:

Wolverhampton

Saturday November 9

  • Dutch War Graves Service of Remembrance, Merridale Cemetary, Jeffcock Road at 10am

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Sunday November 10

  • Annual Observance of Remembrance at 10.35am. Parade starts at Wulfruna Street, followed by service at St Peter’s Square.
  • Remembrance service at 11.30am, Royal Air Force Museum, Lysander Avenue, Cosford
  • Bradley Remembrance Parade at 10.30am, St Martin’s Church, Slater Street, Bilston
  • Remembrance service at 10.45am, The Church of the Epiphany, Lymer Road, Oxley
  • Remembrance service at 11.30am, The Old Royals Association, Penn Road
  • Bilbrook Remembrance Sunday at 10am, Bilbrook Rd, Codsall

Monday November 11

  • 11th of the 11th Remembrance Service at the Cenotaph at 11am, St Peter’s Square

Walsall

Sunday November 10

  • Walsall Town Centre parade and service at 10am, starting at St Pauls Street and finishing at Walsall Cenotaph, Bridgeman Street
  • Aldridge parade and service at 10am, starting and finishing at Aldridge Community Centre, with service at the Aldridge cenotaph on The Green
  • Willenhall parade and service at 10am, starting at the Willenhall clock tower and finishing at the Willenhall War Memorial, Stafford Street
  • Short Heath parade and service at 10am, starting and finishing at the British Legion on Church Road, with service at the Short Heath War Memorial, Haley Road
  • Darlaston parade and service at 10am, starting at King Street and finishing at Darlaston War Memorial, Victoria Road
  • Brownhills parade and service at 10am, starting and finishing at Memorial Hall, Barnetts Lane, with service at St James’ Church, Church Road
  • Pelsall parade and service at 10am, starting at Pelsall High Street and finishing at Pelsall Cenotaph on Norton Road
  • Walsall Wood parade and service at 1.30pm, starting at junction between Salters Road/Brownhills Road and finishing at Walsall Wood War Memorial at St John’s Churchyard
  • Bloxwich parade and service at 10am, starting at Harrison Street and finishing at Bloxwich cenotaph on High Street
  • Streetly parade route and service at 10am, starting at Streetly Community Centre, Foley Rd East and finishing at Hundred Acre Road, with service at All Saints Church at Foley Road East

Staffordshire

Saturday November 9

  • Festival of Remembrance at 7pm, The Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Mary’s Place, Stafford
  • Gurkha Act Of Remembrance at 11.45am, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas

Sunday November 10

  • Remembrance Sunday at 10.45am, Victoria Square, Stafford
  • Remembrance Service at 10am, Lichfield Cathedral, 19A The Close, Lichfield
  • Remembrance Sunday at 10am, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas
  • Rugeley Remembrance Sunday parade and service at 9.15am, starting at St Augustines Church, Station Road, with the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial, Anson Street
  • Stone Remembrance Sunday parade and service at 9.45am, starting with at Whitemill Lane, with Services at Stone War Memorial and St Michael’s Church, Church Street

Monday November 11

  • Armistice Day at 10am, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas

Dudley

Sunday November 10

  • Dudley Remembrance Day service at 10.20am, starting at Vicar Street and finishing at Dudley cenotaph, Ednam Road
  • Woodsetton Service of Remembrance at 9am, Woodsetton War Memorial, Sedgley Road
  • Gornal Service of Remembrance at 10.50am, The Arcade, Kent Street
  • Stourbridge Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade at 11am, starting at Council House, Mary Stevens Park, Norton and finishing at Stourbridge War Memorial, Mary Stevens Park
  • Carters Lane Remembrance Service at 10.45am at Carters Lane Baptist Church, Lapal, Halesowen

Monday November 11

  • Dudley Armistice Day service at 10.50am, at First World War Clock Tower Memorial, Priory Street

Sandwell

Sunday November 10

  • Great Barr parade and service at 10.15, starting at Junction 7 M6, with service at St Margaret’s Church, Chapel Lane
  • Oldbury parade and service at 10.30am, starting at Low Town car park, West Bromwich Street, with service at the War Memorial, Oldbury Civic Square.
  • Rowley Regis parade and service at 10.25am, starting at Highgate Street car park, Old Hill, with service at Powke Lane Cemetery.
  • Smethwick parade and service at 10.35am, starting at Smethwick Labour Club, Coopers Lane, with service at Smethwick War Memorial, High Street
  • Tipton parade and service at 10.15am, starting at Tipton Sports and Social Club, Coneygre Road, with service at Tipton War Memorial, Victoria Park
  • Wednesbury parade and service at 10.15am, starting at Royal British Legion Wednesbury, Church Hill, with service at Wednesbury War Memorial, Walsall Street
  • West Bromwich parade and service at 10.30am, starting at New Square (Car Park B – Primark), with service at West Bromwich War Memorial, Dartmouth Park

Monday November 11

  • Oldbury Civic Square War Memorial at 11am
  • West Bromwich Heath Lane Cemetery service at 10.30am

Kidderminster and Wyre Forest

Sunday November 10

  • Bewdley Remembrance Sunday Parade at 10.40am, starting at Stourport Road and finishing at St Anne’s Church, Load Street
  • Cookley Remembrance Day Parade at 6.30pm, starting at Bulls Head Public House, Castle Road and finishing at St Peter’s Church, Lea Lane
  • Kidderminster Remembrance Sunday Parade at 8.30am, starting at New Road Car Park and finishing at St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Ringway
  • Kinver Remembrance Service at 10.45am at St Peter’s Church, Church Hill
  • Stourport-on-Severn Remembrance Day Parade at 10.20am, starting at Tesco, Severn Rd and finishing at Stourport Royal British Legion, Lichfield Street
  • Wolverley Remembrance Day Parade at 10.25am, starting at Wolverley Memorial Hall, Wolverley Road and finishing at Queens Head Public House, Blakeshall Lane

See which roads will be closed in your area on Sunday:

Wolverhampton (9am to 1pm)

  • City centre: Lichfield Street, Exchange Street, Wulfruna Street and Cheapside
  • Wednesfield: Graiseley Lane, Church Street and Vicarage Road

Dudley (6am to 1pm)

  • Coseley: Bayer Street, Castle Street, Vicarage Road, Central Drive, Bridge Street, Broad Street, Wall Brook Street, Peartree Lane and Church Road
  • Cradley: Colley Lane and Church Road
  • Gornal: Ruiton Street, Summer Lane, Abbey Street, Abbey Road, Zoar Street, Temple Street, Humphrey Street and Lake Street
  • Halesowen: Hagley Road, Queensway, High Street and Stourbridge Road
  • Kingswinford: Summerhill, High Street and The Village
  • Lye: Jackson Street, High Street and Clinic Drive
  • Netherton: Northfield Road, Crossley Street, Halesowen Road, Church Road, Hill Street, Simms Lane, St Andrew's Street and Castleton Street
  • Quarry Bank: Park Road
  • Sedgley: The Walk, High Street, Dudley Street, Vicar Street and Dean Street
  • Stourbridge: Swinford Road, Love Lane and Stanley Road
  • Wall Heath: Enville Road and High Street
  • Wordsley: High Street

Sandwell (10.30am to 1pm)

  • Oldbury: Low Town, Birmingham Street, Halesowen Street, Church Street and Freeth Street
  • West Bromwich: Congregation Way and Reform Street
  • Rowley Regis: Spring Meadow, Halesowen Road, Highgate Street, Garratt’s Lane, Powke Lane Island, Moor Lane and Cemetery Gates
  • Smethwick: Coopers Lane and High Street, between Coopers Lane and Newlands Green
  • Great Barr: Chapel Lane
  • Wednesbury: High Bullen, Church Hill, Walsall Street, Oakswell traffic island and Hollies Drive
  • Tipton: Coneygree Road, Mayfair Gardens and Victoria Road

Walsall (10am to 3.30pm)

  • Aldridge: Middlemore Lane, Leighswood Road and A454 Little Aston Road
  • Willenhall: Market Place, Stafford Street and Field Street
  • Short Heath: Church Road, Bloxwich Road North, A462 Lane Head Bridge, A462 High Road, A462 Sandbeds Road and Haley Street
  • Darlaston: King Street, St Lawrence Church, Victoria Avenue, New Street, Church Street, Waverley Road, Slater Street and Victoria Road
  • Brownhills: Barnetts Lane, B4155 Lichfield Road, Great Charles Street, Church Road, New Road, Vicarage Road, B5011 Ogley Road and B4155 Lichfield Road
  • Pelsall: High Street, B4154 Norton Road, Station Road and Chapel Street
  • Walsall Wood: A461 Lichfield Road and Boatmans Lane
  • Bloxwich: Harrison Street, A34 High Street, Somerford Place, B4210 Elmore Green Road and Station Road
  • Streetly: B4151 Foley Road East, B4151 Foley Road West, Grosvenor Avenue, Mayfield Road, Ferndale Road, Bridle Lane, Hundred Acre Road, Fordwater Roa, Silverstone Drive and Hundred Acre Road

Staffordshire (9.15am to 1pm)

  • Stafford: Greengate Street, Tenterbanks, Mill Street, Saint Chad's Place, Princes Street, Gaolgate Street, Broad Street, Mill Street, Water Street, South Walls, Mill Bank, Stafford Street, Greengate Street, Bridge Street, Earl Street, Broad Street and Market Street
  • Stone: Church Street
  • Rugeley: Priory Road and Brereton Road
  • Burntwood: High Street
  • Hednesford: Market Street
  • Lichfield: Bore Street and Beacon Street
  • Penkridge: St Michael's Square and Church Road
  • Shenstone: Main Street

James Vukmirovic

By James Vukmirovic
Community Reporter - @jamesvukmirovic

Community Reporter at the Express & Star, helping under-represented communities to find a voice in Wolverhampton. Contact me at james.vukmirovic@expressandstar.co.uk.

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