Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day

Askern — 26 June 2021

Askern Says Thanks to the Armed Forces and NHS

12:00 am to 6:00 pm

An outdoor community event, coincident with exit from Covid-19 Lockdown restrictions. Invitations will be sent to all serving and veteran members of the Armed Forces living in Askern, Campsall, Norton and surrounding villages. Armed Forces and NHS staff will be granted free access to the days events. Community at large may be charged a nominal fee. We propose to have a fairground, supported by 5-aside football and cricket competitons managed by the sports arms of the AMWC. A BBQ and “veggie” option food stations, with general refreshments, will be set up and run by the AMWC. The Hatfield & Askern Colliery Band will perform an afternoon concert.

We are engaging with the Askern Town Council and plan to invite Armed Forces, NHS and local Civic dignitaries. Should the scale of the event (which is still emerging) exceed our capacity, there is potential to relocate the venue and hold the event around the Lakeside in the centre of Askern.