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Middlesbrough Council, Middlesbrough Town Hall, and Middlesbrough's Mayor

Civic events calendar

Nagar Kirtan parade (annual - July)

The festival, celebrated by Sikhs worldwide, marks the anniversary of the birth of the eighth Guru of Sikh faith, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji.

Battle of Britain Parade (annual - September)

The Battle of Britain parade forms up at the South African war memorial in Albert Park and marches to the Cenotaph for the service. Following the service, the parade marches through the park gates for the salute to be taken at the war memorial. The parade is then dismissed.

Trafalgar Day parade (annual - October)

The annual Teesside District Trafalgar Day Parade is held in October. Cadets form up at the East Lodge and then march to the South African War Memorial and on to the cenotaph. Following a service, the parade marches through the park gates for the salute to be taken at the war memorial. The parade is then dismissed.

Letters patent ceremony (annual - October)

This is the official opening of the Law Courts, attended by the High Sheriff and the Mayors of Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton, and Hartlepool.

Laying of the first poppy and turning a page in the Book of Remembrance | Thursday 5 November 2020

The Mayor of Middlesbrough will be laying the first poppy on the Field of Remembrance at the cenotaph at 11.05am on Thursday 7 November 2019. The service takes place at the cenotaph from 10.45am.

Remembrance Sunday | Sunday 8 November 2020

The elected Mayor of Middlesbrough will attend the Remembrance Sunday parade and service. The service takes place at the cenotaph at 10.45am.

Armistice Day | Wednesday 11 November 2020

A two-minute silence will be held at the cenotaph from 10.45am. All are welcome to attend the service to observe the two-minute silence.

Civic Community Awards - 23 April 2020

An awards ceremony will be held to honour the community champions who have been shortlisted for an award.

VE Day celebrations - 8 May 2020

A town wide celebration for VE Day is being planned – further details will be available in due course.