Beverley, England HU17 9AH

Beverley Armed Forces Day 14th June 2009

Beverley Town Council is proud to present Beverley Armed Forces Day.
A free entry family/community event celebrating our Armed Forces – past present and future.

The open air event will take place in Saturday Market Place in the beautiful historic market town of Beverley. Andy Comfort from BBC Radio Humberside will be opening the event with a live radio broadcast. There will be armed forces static and vehicle displays, climbing wall, paintball range, 150th (Yorkshire) Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers) Band, Driffield Silver Band, Beverley Pipe Band, East Yorkshire Cadet Band, Beverley Male Voice Choir, SSAFA Forces Help and Army Benevolent Fund ‘Big Curry’ and charity BBQ. Professor Fiddlesticks circus skills family entertainment, face painter and much more.

All events will take place in Saturday Market Place. Throughout the day there will be a large range of family-friendly displays and attractions.


10.00am Official Opening Cllr David Elvidge (Mayor of Beverley and Event Chairman) Live on Radio Humberside
10.30am Military Parade (starting in School Lane Car Park, marching along New Walkergate and Toll Gavel,and concluding in Saturday Market Place)
11.30am Salute and Traditional Drum Head Service
11.45am Veterans Badge Presentation
12.00pm Musical Interlude
1.00pm Rourke’s Drift Live Interpreters
1.20pm Beverley Male Voice Choir
1.40pm Great War Live Interpreters followed by World War I Medley
2.10pm World War II Live Interpreters followed by World War II Medley/Reminiscences
2.40pm Musical Interlude
3.10pm Remember Rationing! World War II Cookery Challenge with the Land Army Girls
3.50pm Conflict in South East Asia Introduction of Gurkhas followed by Traditional Dance Troupe
4.10pm Music of the Era Band Interlude
4.30pm Modern Theatres of War Ration Pack Cookery Challenge
5.10pm Last Night at the Proms with the 150th (Yorkshire) Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers)
6.00pm Formal Closure and Mass Band Playing

Come and enjoy a fantastic family day out and join in the celebrations!

Name: Helen Watson
Phone: 01482 308311
Email: [email protected]

Official Website:

Added by Armed Forces Day on May 6, 2009

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