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Remembrance Sunday Parade 2023 at Leicester Cenotaph not dampened by the rain

The cold and wet rain that fell this morning did not dampen the spirits of the people of Leicester as they gathered together to remember its fallen service men and women in the annual Remembrance Day service.
The service involved a parade, led by the Seaforth Highlanders Pipes and Drums, made up of members of the Armed Forces, reservists, veterans and cadets, which left De Montfort Hall to arrive at the Arch of Remembrance ready for the service at 10.55am.
The Right Rev the Lord Bishop of Leicester, Martyn Snow, conducted the service with support from former BBC Radio Leicester presenter, Dave Andrews.
A bugler sounded the Last Post before the two minutes of silence, which was marked with the firing of a salutes at end of the silence.
A piper from the Seaforth Highlanders will play a lament and the service continued.
Official wreaths were laid by the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Mike Kapur OBE and The Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Dr Susan Barton, together with representatives from local emergency services, military units and faith representatives.
At the end of the service members of the public also lay wreaths and paid their respects at the memorial..
The service was supported by the Salvation Army band performing hymns, supported by the City of Leicester Singers and the Leicester Cathedral Choir.
The returning parade left through the War Memorial and back onto Centenary Walk at the end of the service, returning to the front of De Montfort Hall.