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The Story of the Cardiff Castle Field of Remembrance 2022

A field of remembrance was opened today at Cardiff Castle to pay tribute ahead of Remembrance Day on Sunday. Despite the poor weather, many war veterans and members of the public visited to watch the service.

The event begun with the Military band marching through the Castle gardens and performing a number of musical pieces as people explored the layout of small crosses with names of those who died at the front.

First minister Mark Drakeford was among one of the people taking part in the service and read out The Exhortation in Welsh just before a two minutes silence was observed.

The Last Post was played by the Military band with a trumpet just before the ceremony ended leaving another opportunity for guests to have a look around and pay their respects.

https://youtu.be/JYXAVTfvySM (link for story video)

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