Saturday 29 June 2019

Armed Forces Day

Bradford — 24–29 June 2019

The Armed Forces ‘Remember Us.’

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

We will be celebrating the collective contribution of people who served in the British Armed Forces. To show our appreciation for the Great sacrifices made for Great Britain we will also be remembering allied efforts from all parts of the British Commonwealth. On this day there will be an Armed Forces Band, presentations and displays on the role of the Armed Forces and the different type of jobs they do. There will be an opportunity to speak to serving members of the Armed Forces. Full-time staff and reservists personnel from our local Armed Forces units will be present to share stories and experiences of serving and ex-serving personnel. We will also invite local serving personnel who may be stationed far away from Bradford to come and share the day with us. An Armed Forces Historian will give a talk on WWII and an Exhibition of artefacts and memorabilia from World War 1 & 2 will show how wars were fought all over the world by British Forces to appreciate our freedom today. RAF Air Cadets will be present to d the drum head ceremony and cake/food stall and other activities such as STEM and Armed Forces-based theoretical and physical challenges will be available to participate in led by local cadets.