Saturday 30 June 2018

Armed Forces Day

19 June 2017

Armed Forces Day Celebration

10:30 am to 1:00 pm
High St
Blackwood NP12 1AA

Guests and members of the public will be invited to attend the Armed Forces Day in Blackwood. Led by the Royal British Legion Standard Bearers and Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council, a small parade will travel through the streets of the town and come to a halt in front of the dais. The Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, Mayor of Caerphilly and a representative from the RBL will be invited to speak. Pupils from a local school will then offer a poem of thanks. The band will then play the anthems followed by the last post for the official raising on the Armed Forces Day flag. Following the ceremony a number of stalls will be available for the community to browse, which include:
– Royal British Legion
– 203 Welsh Field Hospital
– Royal Welsh 1st Battalion
– Army Cadets
– Sea Cadets
– Air Cadets

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