Monday, 5 November 2018

RUYTON BEACON programme for 11th November

Message from Avril Sanders Royle, organiser of the Ruyton Beacon on 11th November.

Centenary of end of WWI

As well as the church service in the morning on Sunday 11/11/2018 the following is planned in the field at Rock House SY4 1LR (directly above the war memorial:


Parking at Rock House only available for blue badge holders

Others may park at St John's Primary School

6.45pm               Assemble in the field

6.55pm               Charlie Rutherford, pupil at Packwood Haugh will sound: 'The Last Post'.

7.00pm               Beacon lighting. (Along with at least 1000 others nationwide)

Symbolising an end to the darkness of war and a return to the light of peace.

7.05pm               Over 1000 churches will ring their bells across the nation and beyond as a celebration of peace. St John's in Ruyton will ring until 7.15pm.

7.05pm               A Cry for Peace Around the World.

7.10pm               Wendy Lowdon will recite a WWI poem

7.20pm               Rev Lucinda Burns: "A Tribute to the Millions"

                             This will be followed reading the names of the fallen and then a medley of songs.

7.40pm               End of event.  Optional visit to the war memorial to pay personal respects.

7.50pm               All welcome at The Talbot Inn: Hot Pot Supper (must be pre-booked)

--   Yoland Brown  Brownhill House B&B & Garden, Ruyton XI Towns nr. Shrewsbury SY4 1LR  Tel:  01939 261 121 uk  ShACC - Shropshire Alternative Car Club -  MAILING LIST  for Ruyton XI Towns area  Yo`s blog: