Saturday 29 June 2019

Armed Forces Day

Barrow-in-Furness — 22 June 2019

Armed Forces Week Flag Raising Parade

9:30 am to 4:00 pm
A Tri Service Parade, a Service of Blessing the Armed Forces Day Flag and a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Town Hall followed by a March through Barrow with bands to the Royal British Legion in Holker Street for a Social Afternoon with Entertainment and Refreshments. The March through Barrow will combine with the Barrow Carnival Parade for part of the route. The Parade and Flag Raising Ceremony is intended to showcase the Armed Services and the Veterans Associations to the people of Barrow and the surrounding area. Organisations taking part include the Submariners Association and retired Submariners, the Royal Air Force Association, the Duke of Lancaster's Regimental Association, The Royal British Legion and Cadets from all three services, Royal Navy personnel from the Crews of Submarines building in the BAe Shipyard, the Mayor & Officers from Barrow Town Council and surrounding towns, Bands, a Trumpeter and a Piper.