Armed Forces Day-June 17th 2017

Armed Forces Day 2017-Middlesbrough

 

Middlesbrough will again show its support for the UK’s service personnel and veterans on Armed Forces Day, Saturday June 17th

This year, Armed Forces Day will take place in the heart of the town centre a fitting venue for this fun-filled family day, including a parade, band performance and a variety of demonstrations, activities and entertainment. Armed Forces Day is a national celebration of local support for the military.

The day runs from 10.00am to 16:00pm and is open to all, from families and local groups to veterans and potential new recruits. The celebration – formerly known as Veterans’ Day – has been developed to reflect the wider role of the UK Armed Forces in the life of the nation and its local communities, and their involvement in ongoing conflicts around the globe. Highlights of the day will include a parade of service veterans, Air, Sea and Army Cadets, the military standards, veterans, local army and cadet units.

This event is supported by:
Middlesbrough Council – Middlesbrough And Teesside Philanthropic  and The St Johns Ambulance service.

Middlesbrough celebrates Armed Forces Day in Centre Square. Images © Doug Moody Photography

Middlesbrough celebrates Armed Forces day with a bang this year, in the very heart of the Town Centre. Corporation Road and Linthorpe road will be alive with activity from 10:00 till 16:00. The Town Centre is a fitting venue for this fun-filled family day, including a parade, band performance and a variety of demonstrations, activities and entertainment.

The event is open to all, from families and local groups to veterans and potential new recruits. The celebration – formerly known as Veterans’ Day – has been developed to reflect the wider role of the UK Armed Forces in the life of the nation and its local communities, and their involvement in ongoing conflicts around the globe. Highlights of the day will include a parade of service veterans, Air, Sea and Army Cadets, the military standards, veterans, local army and cadet units.

 

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

LocationCorporation Rd
Middlesbrough

TS1 1LT