29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day

Cleethorpes community cheers troops

This year’s Armed Forces Day National Event was held in Cleethorpes with more than 120,000 people showing their support for the Armed Forces.


A military parade down Cleethorpes seafront was cheered on by enormous crowds, accompanied by displays from the Red Arrows, the Royal Marines. and the RAF Falcons.

Later, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, a Chinook and the Royal Navy Black Cats Helicopters entertained the lively crowds, with appearances from the RAFC Cranwell Band, the Queens Colour Squadron and the Military Wives Choir.

2016 Armed Forces Day National Event (AFDNE) at Cleethorpes