Events to mark the 2nd anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine

Tomorrow marks the 2nd anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine. Local community groups in Adur & Worthing, Crawley, Horsham and Chichester are holding events to mark the anniversary.


Release date: 23 February 2024


  • 1 minute silence at the Band Stand at the Memorial Gardens at 10.45am. Followed by meeting at the Library from 1pm till 3pm with refreshments.
  • Melting pot- Crawley Youth and Community Centre, Longmere Road, Crawley, RH10 8ND event on Saturday Melting Pot Project Community Interest Company


  • Horsham St Mary’s church- The Vicar is doing a special service at 11am with some words and prayers. Then all will be invited to the lent lunch in the barn afterwards.  Lent Lunches (24-Feb-2024) · ChurchSuite Events
  • Brotherhood Hall, 9 Church Street, Steyning, BN44 3LB throughout the day. Moments of silence & reflection. Laying flowers by candlelight. Celebrating the start of Spring by making and burning a scarecrow. Food and drink. Organised by Steyning Ukrainian Refuge 

Adur & Worthing ​

  • Worthing Tabernacle, 64 Chapel Rd, Worthing, BN11 1BN from 10.15 to 10.45am. Quiet prayer for all those affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. There will be candles to light should you wish to pray for a particular person.  The session will close with a united prayer for peace. Organised by Worthing 4 Refugees
  • The War Memorial, Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1HA from 10.50 to 11.30am. A prayer, a short speech, a moment of silence and the laying of flowers. Organised by Worthing Ukrainians Friends Network
  • Shoreham War Memorial, Church Street, BN43 5DQ from 9.00am to 12.00pm. ‘Thank you Flower’ and Ukrainian Living Library: ‘readers’ can read ‘human books’ that share their stories. Organised by Adur Ukraine Support Association


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