Market Street — 27 June 2020
Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day
Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day celebrations will compromise of an Armed Forces ‘Faire’ which will be located on the Civic Sq in Leigh. Up to one hundred stalls and thirty military vehicle stands (past and present) will be located with boundary of the Town Centre area. A large parade will commence proceedings, allowing the public of the borough to show their support and thanks to both those who are serving and have served.
A staged concert of Armed Forces themed music and acts will take place throughout the day to provide entertainment to those attending the event. An application for a Flypast from the RAF has been applied for and local military units will be providing large scale displays to demonstrate their roles and capabilities, this also will include the setting up of a military field kitchen which will provide food for veterans and service personnel.