South Shields — 20 June 2021
Armed Forces Day
This annual event is run by Badlanders Motorcycle Club with support from South Tyneside Council. The day starts with a cavalcade of approximately 500 bikes followed by a parade of troops, veterans and cadets accompanied by a pipe band. The Mayor and Lord Lieutenant inspect the troops which is followed by a short service. Once this is complete the Mayor opens the event. There is live music and entertainment including 100’s of motorbikes and scooters as well as a range of military displays.