Starting at The Nursery Lane Gates Linthorpe Cemetery the walk will be led by local historian Jenny Braddy who will talk about some of the many local people interred within the cemetery, reflecting on their place in society.
The Act of Remembrance will take place at The Cross of Sacrifice (just down from the lodge on Burlam Road) from 10.50am, with a short wreath laying ceremony and a minute’s silence at 11am.
Afterwards The Friends of Linthorpe Cemetery & Nature Reserve invite attendees to join them for light refreshments at The Hebrew Prayer House on Ayresome Green Lane (TS5 5DW).
At 1pm Brian Keogh will be giving a short talk about the British Army in the 20th Century. The talk is free and all are welcome.