Morley WW1 Remembrance Weekend 2014


Come down to Morley this weekend to see Queen Street transformed into 1914 with a street market and live entertainment.

On Queen Street there will be:

  • 1914 tram 173 (why not have your photo taken on board?)
  • Recrutement Tent – next to Morley Town Hall
  • Morley community archives
  • Street market selling ONLY Yorkshire produce
  • Donkey rides
  • Punch and Judy shows
  • Traditional races outside Luppy’s Diner
  • There will be live entertainment Outside Luppy’s Diner and The Town Hall

Outside the Town Hall will be:

  • Tingley Brass Band
  • Salvation Army Band
  • Performance from Churwell Community Choir

On Sunday there will be a parade outside the Town Hall at 10.30am it will then go up to war memorial at Scatcherd Park where a service will take place and on Monday, August 4, at 9.30pm – Lights Out

Morley WW1 is hosting a special gathering outside Morley Town Hall at 9.30pm with The Last Chimes of the Town Hall clock at 10pm followed by two minutes silence led by the Mayor of Morley, Councillor Wyn Kidger. Everyone is welcome and is encouraged to bring a candle.

So come on down and remember 100 years of the First World War in Morley.


This article was written by Jonathan Chapman using our Community Reporters website