Every year on 11 November, we mark Remembrance Day across East Sussex. Many events are also held on the second Sunday of November (Remembrance Sunday), where people lay wreaths, attend services and watch local parades to pay their respects. If you’re looking for a service or parade, we’ve got you sorted with a round-up of events across the county.



Saturday 11 November 2023, 11 am

A short service will be held by Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council and joined by the Willingdon branch of the RBL, meeting at the Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council offices at the Willingdon Triangle.


Sunday 12 November 2023, 10:15 am

The Willingdon Branch have been invited to parade their Standard in the parade by Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council, starting at Upper Kings Drive Eastbourne.


Sunday 12 November 2023, 3 pm

A commemorative service at The Ruthless Memorial (American Bomber lost WW2) Butts Brow remembering the American Bomber Ruthless that crashed into the hillside on Butts Brow Eastbourne.

Find out about RBL events across Sussex.



Sunday 12 November 2023, 10:30 am

Seaford Town War Memorial

Find out more about Seaford’s wreath laying and remembrance service, joined by the RBL Seaford branch.


Sunday 12 November 2023, 9:30 am

Hailsham Parish Church

Find out more about the remembrance parade and service in Hailsham.



Sunday 12 November 2023, 10:40 am

Adams in the High Street

Find out more about the Rye remembrance service and parade.



Sunday 12 November 2023, 9 am

St. Michael’s Church, Church Hill


Sunday 12 November 2023, 10:45 am

The war memorial in Meridian Park


Saturday 11 November 2023, 10.30 am

War Memorial at Chapel Green, Crowborough

Find out more about the remembrance service and parade in Crowborough.



Sunday 12 November 2023, 14:15 to 16:00

White Lion car park on Westgate Street

Learn more about the remembrance service and parade in Lewes.


If you think we’ve missed an event, please let us know in the comments and we will add it in.