Downham Market Poppy Appeal launch

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The Poppy Appeal in Downham will be launched later this month.

Members of the Downham and district branch of the Royal British Legion will be starting the annual fundraiser in the town hall car park from 10am on Friday, October 23. The branch will also be running a coffee morning.

Hilgay Silver Band is supporting the appeal with a fundraising concert on Sunday, November 1, in the town hall from 3pm. Entry is £6 on the door.

Remembrance parade will muster at the town square at 2.15pm on Sunday, November 8, to march to the war memorial where wreaths will be laid from 2.30pm. A service will be held at St Edmund’s Church at 3pm.

A two-minutes’ silence will be held at the war memorial on November 11 at 11am.