Remembrance 2020 – Welsh Government guidance regarding safe delivery of Remembrance activity in Wales

The Remembrance period is vitally important to us all, in order that we can honour the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces community.

The Welsh Government fully appreciates that local authorities, town and community councils, along with charities and the Military, will be planning Remembrance activity for November 2020 and they want to ensure organisers have as much information available to them in order to plan Remembrance activity safely.

Given the current situation with Covid 19, it is clear that Remembrance this year will look somewhat different to previous years and will have to take account of the current situation, reflecting the regulations in place at the time to limit the spread of the virus.

Welsh Government will be marking the occasion, albeit in amended format, with participation at the opening of the Wales Field of Remembrance and Festival of Remembrance (led by the Royal British Legion) and the National Service of Remembrance which will take place in a limited capacity.

In order that organisers can adhere to guidelines and safely plan Acts of Remembrance, they are sharing the current national and local guidance for Wales regarding Covid 19.

Download FAQ sheet for Remembrance 2020 – Guidance regarding safe delivery of Remembrance activity in Wales here

They urge organisers to regularly check and monitor announcements regarding permitted activity relevant to the area.

Please check Welsh Government regulations here:

gov.wales/health-protection-coronavirus-restrictions-no-3-wales-regulations-2020  

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