Saturday 24 June 2017

Armed Forces Day

Banbury — 25 June 2016

Banbury Armed Forces Day Tattoo

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cherwell Drive,
OX16 2AY

The afternoon will be a celebration of all that is good and exciting about the Army Reserves, Banbury and District Sea Cadets, Banbury Army Cadet forces and Air Training Corps Cadets.

All forces will showcase their organisation. The Army Reserves will stage a logistics battle scene, the Sea Cadets hope to stage a Gun Run plus canoe demonstrations on the Banbury Canal. The Army Cadets will show off their skills on a climbing wall and obstacle courses with the Air Training Corps are hoping to show-case a static helicopter display, a fly-past and a parachute display. Still to be confirmed is a robotic bomb disposal display.

As well as arena of demonstrations, all forces will have stands and displays and will be supported by Help for Heroes and Royal British Legion. The afternoon will conclude with a Trooping The Colour ceremony in the main arena and Beating the Retreat.

This will be a free event and members of the public will be able to ‘have a go’ at many elements.

Spiceball Park is situated close to Banbury Bus Station and Banbury Railway Station with plenty of car parking close by.

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