Brighton — 27 June 2015
Brighton & Hove Aremd Forces Day
- New Road,
11am Veterans and Cadets Parade with Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex Mr Peter Field, High Sheriff of East Sussex Mrs Juliet Smith, the Mayor of Brighton & Hove Cllr. Lynda Hyde and Lt Col Gary Britton. All veterans welcome to join the parade – muster at 10.30 in Jubilee Street, Brighton.
1.30 – 3.15 Performance and talks in the Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton – WW1 songs and poems performed by Stanford Junior School; talks ont he involvement of Indian troops in WW1 on the Western Front, the Royal Pavilion as an Indian hospital and the Chattri Memorial in Brighton; Readings of letter written by Indian soldiers hospitalised in Brighton.
12 noon – 4pm Music in New Road from ‘Vintage Hot 5’ and ‘Hoochie Toots’.
10 – 4pm Information tables from Royal British Legion and cadet organistions.