Here’s the information you need if you are interested in attending or viewing them.

Armistice Day Service: Saturday 11 November, 10.52am 

Legion Scotland will deliver the short service of Remembrance at the Scott Monument in Princes Street Gardens East, Edinburgh on Armistice Day. 

The service is followed by the firing of the one o’clock gun at 11am to mark the start of a national two-minute silence, and it will fire again to mark the conclusion of the silence. Representatives of veterans and Armed Forces community charities, as well as Edinburgh’s Lord Provost, will lay wreaths. 

Should the weather be inclement, participants will be moved to New Haig House for the service. 

If you have any queries, contact William Millar on 0131 550 1583 or email [email protected]

Dumfries Festival of Remembrance: Saturday 11 November, 7pm

All our members are welcome to purchase tickets of our Dumfries Festival of Remembrance which is organised by the local branches of the Royal British Legion Scotland in the area. This will be held in the Crichton Memorial Church Dumfries. 

Tickets are available to order for £10 through contact with the Veterans Garden at [email protected]

National Event: Sunday 12 November, 10am 

All are welcome to join the Scottish national event on Remembrance Sunday at the Stone of Remembrance in Edinburgh City Chambers. 

Events get underway from 10am, with parade personnel meeting at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. VIPs and those laying wreaths on behalf of veterans and associations will be gathering at City Chambers. 

Everyone will be in position shortly before 11am, at which point a two-minute silence will be held. 

If you have any queries, contact William Millar on 0131 550 1583 or email [email protected]


London Event: Sunday 12 November 

Representatives of Legion Scotland will attend the Festival of Remembrance at Albert Hall, London, and the march past the Cenotaph. Both are formally arranged and managed by The Royal British Legion. 

The information on the BBC’s coverage of the Cenotaph march has yet to be released at the time of writing; typically, the broadcast begins on BBC One at 10.15am on Remembrance Sunday morning.