Rossendale’s Schedule of Remembrance Services, Parades and Concert for 2022

Published October 26, 2022 at 13:06

There will be numerous Remembrance services, parades and concerts taking place in Rossendale between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th November. 


Friday 11th November, 7.30 p.m. St Philip’s Church, Stubbins.  

The concert will include performances from Rossendale Ukulele Band and Valley Aloud Choir and will raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.  

To be attended by the Mayor & Mayoress.  

Contact: Stephanie Carroll, Civic Services Officer & Leader’s P.A.  

Tel: 01706 252427 or email:


FRIDAY 11 November 2022  

STACKSTEADS 10.45 a.m.  

Peace Garden, Toll Bar, Stacksteads.  

Annual Remembrance Service Organised by the Stacksteads Countryside Park Group  

Contact: Jackie Oakes Tel: 07876 844263 or email:  

Official Council representatives – Deputy Mayor 


SATURDAY 12 November 2022  

EDENFIELD 10.40 a.m.  

Memorial Gardens, Market Street, Edenfield.  

Remembrance Service conducted by The Rev Richard Selby, followed by refreshments at the community centre, off Exchange Street.  

Organised by Edenfield Village Residents’ Association  

Contact: Paul Bradburn Tel: 01706 828507 or email:  

Official Council representatives – Mayor & Mayoress 


SUNDAY 13 November 2022  

HELMSHORE 9.15 a.m. Service and Parade participants meet at Broadway shops at 9.15 a.m. for parade to St. Thomas’s Church for a 9.45 a.m. service start.  

On completion of the church service, the parade will assemble on Helmshore Road and march to the Memorial Gardens, where a service of commemoration and wreath laying ceremony will be held at 11.00 a.m..  

Following this, the parade will then form up at Bridge End on Helmshore Road and march up to Sunnybank Social Club where refreshments will be provided.  

End time approximately 11.40 a.m.  

Organised by the Helmshore Branch of the Royal British Legion  

Contact: Alan Woods Tel: 01706 213123 email:  

Official Council representatives – Mayor & Mayoress 


CRAWSHAWBOOTH 10.00 a.m.  

Rakefoot Methodist Church – Service led by Reverend David Burrow Followed by Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial at 11.00 a.m.  


Official Council representative – Councillor Alyson Barnes 


WHITWORTH 10.20 a.m.  

Assemble at the corner of Tong Lane and Market Street, then parade along Market Street to the Cenotaph in Whitworth’s Memorial Gardens. 10.40 a.m.  

Service of Remembrance, including a two minute silence at 11.00 a.m.  

Following the Service of Remembrance everyone is welcome to cross the road for light, warm refreshments outside the Civic Hall (The Ashcroft).  

Organised by Whitworth Town Council  

Contact: Town Clerk Tel: 01706 852018 or email:  

Official Council representative – Councillor Andrew Walmsley 


COWPE 10.45 a.m.  

Service at Cowpe Sunday School  

Organised by Ann Elmer  

Contact: 01706 224461 or email:  

Official Council representative – Councillor Jackie Oakes 


WATERFOOT 12.30 p.m.  

Trickett’s Memorial Ground, Burnley Road East, Waterfoot.  

Organised by Waterfoot Forward . 

Contact: Tim Nuttall Tel: 01706 226857 or email:  

Official Council representative – Councillor Alyson Barnes 


HASLINGDEN 1.00 p.m.  

Assemble at the War Memorial in Greenfield Gardens for a Service of Remembrance and Wreath Laying Ceremony. 1.30 p.m.  

Form up outside Memorial Gardens. Parade down Manchester Road, turn left at the junction onto Bury Road (after Green Squirrel), along Bury Road (passing Veterans in Communities), left onto Deardengate and dismissing on Higher Deardengate (outside Cissy Greens)  

Organised by Amy Thompson.

Contact: Amy Thompson Tel: 07815054977 or email:  

Official Council representatives – Mayor & Mayoress 


RAWTENSTALL 2.25 p.m.  

The parade will assemble and form up on the Town Square, then exit on to Kay Street and proceed into Bank Street before crossing Burnley Road and Mount Terrace to the Cenotaph. 3.00 p.m. Service and Wreath Laying.  

Following this the parade will return via Mount Terrace, Bacup Road and James Street to dismiss on the Town Square. On completion, guests will be welcomed at St Mary’s Church and Rawtenstall Cricket Club for refreshments.  

Organised by the Rawtenstall Remembrance Parade Committee  

Contact: Dawn Taylor Tel: 07812 303856 or email:  

Official Council representatives – Mayor & Mayoress, Leader of the Council, Chief Executive, Deputy Lieutenant, and Armed Forces Champion. 


BACUP 2.30 p.m.  

Assemble at the Fire Station (Pennine Road / Rochdale Road) and parade along Rochdale Road and Burnley Road to the Cenotaph for the Service of Remembrance and Wreath laying at 3.00 p.m. 

 Following the service, the parade will return to the Maden Centre car park.  

Organised by the Bacup Remembrance Parade Committee  

Contact: Andrew Walmsley 07786 151021 or email:

Official Council representative – Deputy Mayor 

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