Service honours memory of war dead

A Remembrance Day Service and wreath-laying will take place at the University.

The event, held on behalf of the four Universities in the City, will be held in the University of Edinburgh’s Playfair Library Hall, Old College, at 10.15am on Sunday 13 November.

The Chaplains to all four participating universities - the University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University - will conduct the service.

Guests are asked to be seated by 10.10am.

Staff and students of each University and their families and friends are invited to attend, along with members of the public.

Military presence

The City of Edinburgh Universities Officers' Training Corps, the Royal Naval Reserve and the East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron will be on parade.

The Pipes and Drums of the Universities Officers' Training Corps will take part.

Earl Haig Fund

Following the Service, a two-minute silence and laying of wreaths will take place at the war memorial in the Old College Quadrangle.

A collection will be held in aid of the Earl Haig Fund, which supports veterans from the British Armed Forces.


Earl Haig Fund


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