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Events for 24th Jun 2017

Rotherham Armed Forces Day

Date: 24th June 2017

Location: Town Centre

Time: 10:00 - 18:00

Rotherham’s Armed Forces Day will be an event for all the diverse communities in Rotherham to come together to show their appreciation of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

Rotherham Armed Forces Day

There will be a civic parade led by the Mayor and the South Yorkshire Police Band; veterans are welcome to take part.

Accompanying the Mayor of Rotherham at the event will be Air Marshall Baz North and, for the first time, representatives from 1 Royal Horse Artillery will be present on the day. (security alert allowing)

There will be a short service held along with the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag.

Family entertainment will be on throughout the day with face painters for all to enjoy. The main attraction will be a fly past (weather permitting) from the Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

Displays by the various Cadet Associations showing their levels of skill in many military focussed actions.

A variety of stalls covering military charities and information stalls to the many community organisations present throughout Rotherham.

Cost: Free