Giffnock — 18 June 2016
Armed Forces Day
- Glen Walks,
Our event will commence at 12 noon with the raising of the AFD flag. Thereafter, a parade will depart at 12.45 pm. This will comprise of Veterans Associations, Cadet Associations, serving detachments – both regular and reserve – accompanied by a military band. The parade will march through the park, entering the event field where the senior military officer present along with the Provost and Lord Lieutenant, will review the parade.
An afternoon of family activity will then take place with input from all three services with interactive demonstrations including displays of military vehicles, performances by military bands and local cadets attending, climbing walls and bivouacs. We will also host a number of military charities and have a large range of family entertainment including music, dance, archery, puppet shows, street entertainers, a farmers’ market, birds of prey and a mountain bike display.