Lest we forget - Remembrance Day parades across Fife

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Acts of remembrance take place across Scotland on Sunday (November 8), and on Wednesday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the nation will observe two minutes silence to mark the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War.

Members of the Royal Family, political leaders and veterans themselves will all lay poppy wreaths, symbolic of the poppy strewn battlefields of World War I.

Local Parades

Kirkcaldy: Gather at the Town Square at 10.30am to march via Wemyssfield through the War Memorial Gardens for service at 11am.

Aberdour: Gather at the War Memorial at 11am. Traffic is requested to stop at the Woodside Hotel and the top of Shore Road.

Burntisland: Form at Harbour Place at 10.15am then via High Street and Kirkgate to Parish Church, back to the High Street then War Memorial.

Cardenden: Form at Bowhill Club at 10.40am then via Station Road and Main Street to War Memorial.

Kinghorn: Church service at 10.30am then to War Memorial at noon.

East Wemyss: Form at The Haugh at 10.45am to the War Memorial then back via Main Street, up West Brae to the Bowling Club.

Kennoway: Form at the shopping centre at 10.50am to the War Memorial then on to the Parish Church.

Methil and Buckhaven: Form at Randolph Wemyss car park at 10.15am to Wellesley Road then on to Sea Road.

Leven: Form at the health centre at 10.50am to Victoria Road and the War Memorial.

Kilconquhar: Static service at the War Memorial at 11.45am.

Anstruther and Cellardyke: Form at Cellardyke Church at noon to East Forth Street to the War Memorial then return via the same route.

Methilhill: Form at the Ladies’ Legion Main Street at 10.15 am to Grieve Street, to Pirnie Street to Institute Row to the War Memorial. Then back via Main Street, Chemiss Road to the church then the Legion Hall.

Glenrothes: Form at the Golden Acorn at 10.30am, then march to the War Memorial for a wreath laying cermony, later on to a service at St Columba’s Church.

Kinglassie: Form at Kinglassie Miners’ Welfare at 10.45am before marching up the Main Street to the War Memorial.

Leslie: Form at former post office building, High Street at 10.30am before march to War Memorial at Greenside.

Markinch: Form at Markinch Primary School at 10.45am, then via the War Memorial to St Drostan’s Church.

Thornton: A service at the parish church at 10am followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorai. Park Place at 10.55am.

Star of Markinch: Wreath laying ceremony at 10.55am at the War Memorial, service takes place at 11.15am with refreshments at Village hall afterwards.

Coaltown of Balgonie: A service and wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial at 10.45am, refreshments thereafter at URC Hall.

Strathkinness: Form at Strathkinness Parish Church at 12.30pm to proceed to the War Memorial.

St Andrews: Form at Church St at 11.30am then to Market Street, Union Street, North Street to the War Memorial then back via South St to Church St.

Newport: Form at Blyth St at noon then via Cupar Road to Tay St to the War Memorial and return the same route.

Ladybank: Form at Well Road at 10.45am then to Church St and Commercial Road.

Cupar: Form at Fluther’s car park at 10.30am then to the park and War Memorial.

Newburgh: There will be no parade, but a service of Remembrance will take place at the War Memorial. Muster at 10.30am. The primary school will hold its service on November 11 in the Parish Church at 9.30am and following this the British Legion will hold a short service at the War Memorial, prior to the two minutes silence at 11am.

Kinross: Form at Kinross Parish Church at 10.45am and then along Station Road to the war memorial at the County Buildings.

Milnathort: There will be a wreath-laying ceremony at Orwell War Memorial.