East Grinstead — 24 June 2017
The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day
- College Lane,
The event commences with a short service of thanksgiving for all those who have died in giving service to our country. This will be followed by a display of marching, with military standards by the ATC Squadron. The ceremony will then be opened with a series of short addresses by civic and military leaders, followed by a presentation of Veterans Badges to three Ex-Service personnel. There will then be singing by the school choirs before luncheon is served, with a performance by the East Grinstead Town Band. After lunch, the Army Cadets will do an outside military exercise demonstration, before the event is closed with a marching-off of the military standards.
During the show the many stalls situated in the Main Hall, will be on display for anyone who may be interested. There will also be a static display of military vehicles and weapons.