29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day

Mansfield — 30 June 2024

Mansfield’s Tribute to the Armed Forces 2024

When
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location
8 Regent St
Mansfield NG18 1SS
UK

This annual event in the Mansfield Town Centre is our ‘Thank you’ to all the armed forces, past, present & future, and to recognise the part they play to keep us safe.
The day starts with a parade, led by Mansfield District Corps of Drums, followed by Armed Forces Representatives, flag bearers, cadets, and associated charities. Flags are handed to the public to wave as the parade leaves from The Buttercross area, next to the library on West Gate down to the main event on the Market Place.

The official opening ceremony follows the parade. This raises the awareness of importance of the armed forces and is given by the Nottinghamshire Armed Forces champion and Mansfield Mayor.

The day is an opportunity for the public to engage with many Armed Forces groups and associated charities who have given their time to be present on this important day.

Also on display are vintage army vehicles, a Top Gun flight simulator activity, free flags & glider planes.

There’s live music from a 1940’s trio and Rat Pack singer, and many different foods to enjoy.

Groups who have been invited include:
Help for Heroes
HMS Sherwood
Royal Navy Reserves
The Royal British Legion
Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force
Royal Air Force
Grenadier Guards
Mercian TA regiment
Mansfield Sea Cadets
Mansfield TA’s
Girl Guide Groups

Stroll around the food & craft market with over 40 stalls and enjoy lots of things to see and do. Please support the armed forces and enjoy a FREE fun day out in the Mansfield town centre.

This event is organised by Mansfield BID on behalf of the town centre businesses and supported by Mansfield District Council.