Memorial Carol Service at Colchester Crematorium

PUBLISHED: 4 December 2023

This year’s Memorial Carol Service is set to take place in the Colchester Crematorium Chapel on Thursday, 14 December at 2pm.

All are welcome to this informal and friendly service led by Rev Peter Evans and Russell Gadsby. The festive proceedings will include readings, poems and traditional carols, supported by organist Stephen Evans and soloist Graham Long.

Following the service, attendees can enjoy refreshments, generously provided by the Starlight Tea Room.

Cllr Natalie Sommers, Portfolio Holder for Communities, said: “The Memorial Carol Service at Colchester Crematorium is a cherished tradition, bringing together our community in a spirit of remembrance and celebration. It's inspiring to witness the togetherness and support shared during this festive gathering. I encourage everyone to join us for a memorable afternoon filled with warmth, music, and reflection, as we honour our loved ones.”

The Crematorium Chapel, inaugurated in 1957, is situated within the Garden of Remembrance at Colchester Cemetery, Mersea Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RU. Visitors are recommended to use the gate entrance near the mini-roundabout junction with Abbott’s Road and park in the Crematorium Car Park.

Page last reviewed: 4 December 2023


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