Armistice & Remembrance

The city of Salisbury is set to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country at its Annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the War Memorial in soldiers saluteSalisbury Market Place on Sunday 8 November from 11am.

Everyone will gather at the War Memorial for a 2 minute silence at 11am followed by prayers.

Following this, the parade will march along New Canal, where the Mayor will take the salute. The parade will then process to St. Thomas’s Church for the Sunday Service at 11.40am. All are welcome to attend this service.

Remembrance Poppy Project

Salisbury City Council are inviting residents of Salisbury to knit, crochet or get children involved by creating felt poppies for this year’s poppy display. 

If all goes well the display will be installed from Monday 26th October at the Guildhall Square and in and outside of The Guildhall. We aim to use all poppies received within the display.

Patterns and templates are available to download here:

Crocheted Poppy
Felt Poppy
Felt Poppy 3D
Knitted Poppy

We will have a limited stock of materials available for those do not have the funds to purchase or are unable to source them. Depending on where you live in Salisbury we can deliver or post the materials to you. Please either email the Communities Team via or leave your details with the Information Centre on 01722 342 860.

Please submit your poppies by Friday 16 October. We ask that you either keep hold of your creations until the lockdown has been lifted or post them to Salisbury City Council’s Information Centre in Fish Row.