Saturday 30 June 2018

Armed Forces Day

Caerphilly — 24 June 2017

South Wales Armed Forces Day

10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Crescent Rd
Caerphilly CF83

The day will start with a military parade through the town centre, and will include representatives from all the Armed Forces plus Standard Bearers, Veterans and youth organisations. 4 marching bands will be participating.  In addition:

  • A Drumhead service, in the shadow of Caerphilly Castle, will immediately follow the parade.
  • Static displays from all Arms will be in place across the whole event site, allowing the general public to see current equipment, and speak to serving personnel.
  • During the day, within the arena, serving personnel will demonstrate some of their capability. A parachute drop is scheduled for late afternoon and the Sea Cadets will carry out their ever popular Gun Run competition throughout the afternoon.
  • A separate entertainment area will be established where all those attending may enjoy performances from local artists whilst partaking in refreshments.
  • Information stands from military charities will be available to offer advice where needed.

It is planned to be a fun day for the public to show their appreciation of Armed Forces personnel, current and past, whilst allowing them to see some of the work the Armed Forces carry out.

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