CIVIC EVENTS

Cyngor Tref Llandudno Town Council

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

The Mayor of Llandudno
The Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr David Hawkins laying a wreath on Remembrance Sunday
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The Parade led by Llandudno Town Band

On Sunday 11th November 2018, Remembrance Services were held in both Llandudno and Penrhynside. In this the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I, record numbers attended both services to pay their respects.

Llandudno
The day commenced with a Service at Trinity Church, where the Revd Andrew Sully and the Mayor’s Chaplain, Revd Neil Kirkham conducted a Service to a church of over 600. The Service was followed by a Parade to the War Memorial on the Promenade, led by Llandudno Town Band, the Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr David Hawkins, representatives of the Royal British Legion, Town Councillors, military personnel, veterans, civilian and community organisations. They were joined at the war memorial by hundreds of residents and visitors for a reflective and poignant service and wreath laying to remember those who have lost their lives in the service of their country.

Penrhynside

The Penrhynside Service was also well attended by over 100 people. A Service conducted by Reverend Canon W D Jenkins took place at the Village Hall in Penrhynside followed by a Parade to the war memorial, led by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Miss Angela O’Grady, military personnel, Penrhyn ward members, Penrhyn residents and community groups.

The Mayor of Llandudno
The Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno
Penrhynside War Memorial
The Deputy Mayor, Cllr Miss Angela O’Grady laying a wreath at Penrhynside

Beacon Lighting

On the evening of Remembrance Sunday, Llandudno Town Council in partnership with the Great Orme Summit complex and Holy Trinity Church played its part in Battle’s Over, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I. At 6.55 pm the Llandudno Town Band bugler sounded last post before at 7.00 pm a beacon was lit by the Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr David Hawkins to signify the light of peace that emerged from the darkness of four years of war. Town Crier, Billy Baxter gave a Cry for Peace whilst down in the town the church bells at Holy Trinity Church rang out for peace.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno
Beacon Lighting


Civic Sunday

The Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr David Hawkins held his Civic Sunday celebration on Sunday 29th July 2018. The day commenced with a Parade, led by Llandudno Town Band including the Mayor, Councillors, Civic dignitaries, military, civilian and community organisations, to the war memorial for a wreath laying. The Parade then proceeded to Gloddaeth United Church for the Civic Service, presided over by the Mayor’s Chaplain, The Reverend Neil Kirkham. After the Service, the Parade reformed and returned to the Town Hall, where the Mayor took the salute, before proceeding to the St George’s Hotel for luncheon. As well as Councillors and Civic dignitaries, representatives from a number of voluntary and community organisations within Llandudno also attended the luncheon as a thank you for all the work they undertake throughout the year within the community. The Mayor was particularly delighted to welcome Mr A Rigby and Mr C Cody, Aberconwy Mind, as his guest speakers.

The Mayor of Llandudno
The Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno
The Mayor of Llandudno laying a wreath at Llandudno War Memorial on Civic Sunday
The Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno, Cllr David and Mrs Amanda Hawkins


On Sunday 13th November 2016 Remembrance Services were held in both Llandudno and Penrhynside. Record numbers attended both services to pay their respects.

Llandudno

The day commenced with a Service at Trinity Church, where the Revd John Nice and the Mayor’s Chaplain, Revd Beverley Ramsden conducted a Service to a church of over 600. The Service was followed by a Parade to the War Memorial on the Promenade, led by Llandudno Town Band, the Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr Miss Carol Marubbi, representatives of the Royal British Legion, Town Councillors, military personnel, veterans, civilian and community organisations. They were joined at the war memorial by hundreds of residents and visitors for a reflective and poignant service and wreath laying to remember those who have lost their lives in the service of their country.

Penrhynside

The Penrhynside Service was also well attended by over 100 people. A Service conducted by Reverend Canon W D Jenkins took place at the Village Hall in Penrhynside followed by a Parade to the war memorial, led by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Francis Davies, military personnel, Penrhyn ward members, Penrhyn residents and community groups. A moving wreath laying ceremony was held as Ysgol John Bright pupil, Fu Lian Doble played the Last Post and Reveille on the bugle.


Civic Sunday 2016

Sunday 31st July 2016

The Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr Carol Marubbi held her Civic Sunday celebration on Sunday 31st July 2016. The day commenced with a Parade, led by Llandudno Town Band including the Mayor, Councillors, Civic dignitaries, military, civilian and community organisations, to the war memorial for a wreath laying. The Parade then proceeded to St John’s Church for the Civic Service, presided over by the Mayor’s Chaplain, The Reverend Beverley Ramsden. After the Service, the Parade reformed and returned to the Town Hall, where the Mayor took the salute, before proceeding to the St George’s Hotel for luncheon. As well as Councillors and Civic dignitaries, representatives from a number of voluntary and community organisations within Llandudno also attended the luncheon as a thank you for all the work they undertake throughout the year within the community. The Mayor was particularly delighted to welcome Mr Ken Finch and Ms Anna-Marie Munro, the daughter of the popular Llandudno entertainer, Alex Munro, as her guest speakers. As well as speaking at the Luncheon Anna-Marie also sang during the Church Service and at the Luncheon

The Mayor and the Town Council would like to express their thanks to all those involved in the arrangements for this year’s Civic Sunday.


Civic Sunday 2015

Mayor leaving Wreath
The Mayor of Llandudno laying a wreath at Llandudno war memorial on Civic Sunday
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The Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno, Cllr Frank & Mrs Margaret Bradfield

The Mayor of Llandudno, held his Civic Sunday celebration on Sunday 26th July 2015. The day commenced with a Parade, led by Llandudno Town Band including the Mayor, Councillors, Civic dignitaries, military, civilian and community organisations, to the war memorial for a wreath laying. The Parade then proceeded to St John’s Church for the Civic Service, presided over by the Acting Mayor’s Chaplain, The Reverend Noel Carter. After the Service, the Parade reformed and returned to the Town Hall, where the Mayor took the salute, before proceeding to the St George’s Hotel for luncheon. As well as Councillors and Civic dignitaries, representatives from a number of voluntary and community organisations within Llandudno also attended the luncheon as a thank you for all the work they undertake throughout the year within the community. The Mayor was particularly delighted to welcome Mr Guto Bebb MP and Mr Jonathan Morgan, Headteacher, Ysgol Gogarth as his guest speakers.

The Mayor and the Town Council would like to express their thanks to all those involved in the arrangements for this year’s Civic Sunday.

 


Civic Sunday 2014

May leaving Wreath
The Mayor laying a wreath
at the war memorial
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Civic sunday parade
The Civic Parade on the Promenade 2014
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The Mayoral Party 2014

The Mayor of Llandudno, held his Civic Sunday celebration on Sunday 27th July 2014. The day commenced with a Parade, led by Llandudno Town Band including the Mayor, Councillors, Civic dignitaries, military, civilian and community organisations, to the war memorial for a wreath laying.  The Parade then proceeded to St John’s Church for the Civic Service, presided over by the Mayor’s Chaplain, The Reverend Beverley Ramsden.  After the Service, the Parade reformed and returned to the Town Hall, where the Mayor took the salute, before proceeding to the St George’s Hotel for luncheon.  As well as Councillors and Civic dignitaries, representatives from a number of voluntary and community organisations within Llandudno also attended the luncheon as a thank you for all the work they undertake throughout the year within the community.  The Mayor was particularly delighted to welcome Mr Alfred Davies, one of the last survivors of the Wormhout massacre as one of his personal guests and also Lord Roger Roberts and Cllr Mike Priestley as guest speakers.

The Mayor and the Town Council would like to express their thanks to all those involved in the arrangements for this year’s Civic Sunday.

(left) The Mayor, Cllr Malcolm Bullock, JP, The Mayoress, Mrs Freda Bullock, The Deputy Mayor, Cllr Frank Bradfield, The Deputy Mayoress, Mrs Margaret Bradfield, The Immediate Past Mayor, Cllr Garry Burchett and the Immediate Past Mayoress, Cllr Mrs Patricia Burchett

 

 


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Contacts

Address:
Llandudno Town Council
Town Hall
Lloyd Street
Llandudno
LL30 2UP

Tel & Fax: 01492 879 130
Email: towncouncil@llandudno.gov.uk

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