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Seaforth Highlander Vimy Ridge Laying-Up Ceremony and Regimental Parade

Ninety-four years ago, the Battle of Vimy Ridge took place from April 9 to April 12, 1917 in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. The Canadian Corps fought valiantly against the German Sixth Army and the ensuring battle and victory became an enduring symbol symbol of Canadian achievement and sacrifice. On April 16, 2011 the Seaforth Highlanders invites the public to two events, the laying-up of the old Regimental Colours and watch the Parade back to the Seaforth Armoury along Burrard Street to commemorate the Highlanders' role in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Commemorate the anniversary of Vimy Ridge with the Seaforth Highlanders on April 16, 2011.Inside Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver - location of the Laying-Up Ceremony to commemorate Vimy Ridge.British Columbia's Seaforth Highlanders will commemorate their role in the Battle of Vimy Ridge with the Laying-Up of the Old Regimental Colours and afterwards, a Regimental Parade back to the Seaforth Armoury along Burrard Street. Honour the soldiers who valiantly fought to protect the freedoms we enjoy in Canada today:

DATE: April 16, 2011
TIME: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LOCATION: Christ Church Cathedral: 690 Burrard Street, Vancouver (map)

DATE: April 16, 2011
TIME: 1:00pm
PARADE ROUTE: Christ Church Cathedral: 690 Burrard Street to the Seaforth Armoury: 1650 Burrard Street, Vancouver (route map)

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