More than 250 children from 11 schools attended the 'Two Minutes Batley' Remembrance event held in Batley Memorial Gardens

Remembrance: school pupils read poems for peace in Batley Memorial Garden

More than 250 school children from Batley and Birstall attended a special event called Two Minutes Batley, held in the town's memorial garden this morning (Thursday).

Thursday, 11th November 2021, 4:31 pm

Students read poems about peace, the two minutes' silence was observed and there was the playing of the Last Post.

The event was led by Rev Canon Mark Umpleby, co-chair of North Kirklees Interfaith.

Batley Business Association arranged the event, with the help of North Kirklees Interfaith.

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