Manchester — 26 June 2021
Manchester Armed Forces Day – A Big Thank You
Manchester will honour the outstanding contribution of the nation’s armed forces with a special day of activities and entertainment for the whole family.
The celebration will take over St Peter’s Square on Saturday 26 June – from 11am until 4pm – to thank current serving members of the armed forces as well as veterans of all ages.
A ceremonial march past will begin the day at 11.30am through St Peter’s Square and the cenotaph to the sounds of the Lancashire Artillery Band and Scots Guards pipe band, and both will continue to perform throughout the day.
There will be military displays including photographs and personnel recounting their involvement . These displays will cover various campaigns and focus on the diversity of Armed Forces personnel. Military equipment such as tanks and transporters will be on display along with an interactive elements RAF cockpit