Denton — 26 June 2021
Tameside Armed Forces Day 2021
Tameside’s Armed Forces Day 2021 will take place in Victoria Park, Denton.
This free event traditionally opens with a civic luncheon for specially invited ex-service/serving personnel with the Civic Mayor, Councillors, Aldermen and Freemen, MP’s and other civic and local dignitaries.
The remainder of the day will be hosted from a main bandstand within Victoria Park where key AFD messages will be relayed in addition to a wide range of high quality entertainment throughout the afternoon.
There will be a wide range of participatory activities from arts and craft to exciting and challenging physical activities for everyone participate in.
There will be displays by local service units including Reservists and various cadet branches. A wide range of welfare and support services will also be present on the day with a focus on service/ex-service support and the wider Armed Forces Community.
Displays of memorabilia, artefacts, military vehicles and Military reenactment groups. Including a designated Tameside Armed Services Community (T.A.S.C) area designed to encourage intergenerational dialogue and understanding.
The Local Studies and Museums teams will be available offering specialist local knowledge in relation to military history and genealogical research.