This is a free of charge event taking place in a large open park. A drumhead service will follow a parade of standards, veterans, serving personnel, cadets, youth organisations and schools. There are numerous stands promoting the various aspects of service life today and days gone by. A lone piper, musical entertainment, military vehicles of yesteryear, a diorama of a Normandy D Day cottage used as a casualty collecting station. Local school children are encouraged to wear with pride medals of family members. Last year approx. 4,000 people attended.
Added by Armed Forces Day on March 21, 2012