19–25 June 2017
Armed Forces Day 2017
- Ards Arts Centre
Newtownards BT23 4NP
Armed Forces Day
Throughout the Week – 19-23 June:
An exhibition in The Museum recording Royal Visits to the area over the past ten years.
Friday 23 June:
Ards – Conway Square: Event
Saturday 24 June:
10.00 am Holywood – Event
12.00 noon – Bangor – Parade
12.30 Drumhead Service
17.00 Beating Retreat
Armed Forces Tented Village Programme:
Saturday and Sunday
Science Marquee: In keeping with the military’s preferred alignment with STEM a science marquee will be created with relevant items of interest for all the family. This will include interactive units from Port Welfare Committee.
Children’s Show: Again to complement the STEM theme we will be working with the Council’s recycling unit to produce a scientific based children’s show to be programmed throughout the day.
Sea Bangor Café: will invite key military personnel to participate in this fun, interactive element of the programme.
Shanty Shack: A mellow musical programme.
Eisenhower Pier: A programme of street theatre, tall ships, recruitment stalls, RNLI open day, coastguard display.