Glasgow will commemorate those who have died in conflict during Remembrance events this weekend. 

Parades and services will be held at war memorials throughout the UK as the country pays tribute to the armed forces community, veterans, and the fallen. 

In Glasgow, people will gather for a two minute silence in the city centre on Remembrance Sunday, before a poppy wreath laying and march by military personnel and veterans. 

Read more: The Edinburgh services to honour the fallen on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day

City landmarks will be lit up red to pay tribute to Remembrance in the run up to the day. Last year, this included the Glasgow Science Centre and Kelvingrove.

Meanwhile, Armistice Day takes place on Saturday (November 11), with a two minute silence held at 11am.

When and where is Glasgow's Remembrance Sunday service?

Glasgow's Remembrance Sunday service will be held in George Square on Sunday (November 12) from 11am to 11.45am.

The ceremony will be held at the Cenotaph with a wreath laying and then a parade and salute in front of the City Chambers.

Glasgow Garden of Remembrance 2023

Meanwhile, Glasgow's Garden of Remembrance will give people a focal point to pay their respects and remember the fallen from conflicts. 

It is found in George Square and will be open from October 24 to November 13, 2023. 

Glasgow road closures for Remembrance Sunday

A number of roads in Glasgow will be closed between 5am and 4pm while the Remembrance service takes place in the city centre on Sunday (November 12). According to the city council, these are:

  • Anchor Lane for its whole length

  • Cochrane Street for its whole length

  • Dundas Street between West George Street and Dundas Lane

  • George Square

  • George Street between George Square and Montrose Street

  • Hanover Street full length

  • Montrose Street (northbound) between Ingram Street and Cochrane Street

  • Nelson Mandela Place for its whole length

  • North Hanover Street between George Square and Cathedral Street

  • South Frederick Street for its whole length

  • West George Street between Nelson Mandela Place and George Square