Southport — 30 June 2019
Southport Armed Forces Day
- Lord St
Southport PR8 1DA
Sunday 30th June Local Veterans from SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold this years Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall.
Starting the event off with a Drumhead Service at 10:00 am in the Town Hall Gardens (Princess Diana memorial Gardens)
Parade starting at 10:30 am on Chapel Street. Taking the salute at Southport Town Hall.
There will be modern and vintage military vehicles in front of the Atkinson Centre, Army, Air and Sea cadets & their band, There will also be vintage live music and living history groups. A military field kitchen serving hot food.
A full size WWI Sopwith Camel Biplane along with recruitment stalls and much more.
All Veterans and Standard Bearers are welcome including any in wheelchairs & scooters. If you have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces regulars and reservists of all ages can take part in the parade. No need to be part of an ex services organisation to take part in the parade.