World War One commemorative events

Summary of memorial events in the borough 11am Sunday November 11, 2018 and civic attendees where known

Memorial events in Tower Hamlets
 EventOrganised by  Civic leaders attending
Garden of Remembrance Tower Hill

Trinity Square Gardens: VIPs and Commonwealth War Graves Foundation in attendance

Opposite Tower of London Adjacent to Tower Hill tube

The Honourable Company of Master Mariners  Speaker, Cllr Ayas Miah

Mayor John Biggs
Cllr Amina Ali
Cllr Peter Golds
Will Tuckley
Leslie Morgan OBE DL(TBC)
Freeman, Cmdr John Ludgate

Will Tuckley Chief Executive attending 

Bethnal Green Gardens (near Bethnal Green Library): the Mayor, Councillors and faith groups attend (organised with St John on Bethnal Green).

Cambridge Heath Rd E2 
Rector  at St John on Bethnal Green

Cllr Kevin Brady
Cllr Sirajul Islam
Cllr Victoria Obaze
Cllr Dipa Das
Cllr Eve McQuillan


War memorial, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (near the Soanes Centre Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park)

Southern Grove, London  E3 
 The TH Cemetery Park   

Cllr David Edgar
Cllr Rachel Blake
Cllr Asma Islam
Cllr Puru Miah

St George’s in the East (north east corner of the churchyard )

Cable Street, London E1 
Rector of  St Georges the East 

Cllr Muhammed HM Harun
Cllr Rabina Khan
Cllr Denise Jones


Victoria Park (Cadogan Terrace)

St Mark’s Gate, London E3  

Informal commemoration is observed rather than a full ceremony   

Poplar Recreation Ground (the angel memorial adjacent to circular garden)

Hale Street,  London E14 

 Site is used informally for laying of wreaths. No formal commemoration  

Island Gardens (within the walled garden) 

Saunders Ness Road, London E14 (adjacent to  Greenwich foot tunnel) 

Friends  of Island Gardens

From 10.30am

Open event at the Eastern end of Island Gardens, the walled ‘memorial garden’ will be open to the public.


Christ Church, Isle of Dogs

151 Manchester Rd, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3DR

 Rector of the church 

Cllr Candida Ronald

St. Luke’s, Millwall

Malabar street
Alpha Grove
E14 8LH

 Rector of the church

Cllr Kyrsten Perry

St. Anne’s, Limehouse

St Anne's Church, Three Colt Street, London E14 7HA
 Rector of the church

Cllr James King

Ion Square Gardens

Columbia Road London, E2 7DQ

 Rector of the church

Cllr John Pierce

Bell ringing

Bell Ringing: During the day, church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and government funding is supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 ringers – the number lost during the war.

Posted on Wednesday 7th November 2018