Southport Armed Forces Day

Local SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) Veterans based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold this years Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall on Sunday 1st July. They are very proud to be organising it again this year and are gearing up for the big day.

All Veterans are welcome including any in wheelchairs & scooters. If you have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces regulars and reservists of all ages can take part in the parade.

Starting the event off with a Drumhead Service at 10:00 in the Town Hall Gardens (Princess Diana memorial Gardens), this will then be followed with a Parade with Military band starting at 10:30 on Chapel Street and heading up Hoghton Street, Hill Street on to Lord Street Taking the salute at Southport Town Hall.

The SSAFA charity will have a stall selling merchandise to raise funds for veterans.

Additionally there will be modern and vintage military vehicles in front of the Atkinson as well as vintage live music from the George Formby Band, including The United Voices Choir, The Just Voices Choir and The Ukulele Minstrels.

 

For more details go to..

https://www.facebook.com/Southport-Armed-Forces-Day-334191536932578/

https://www.armedforcesday.org.uk/event/southport-armed-forces-day/

https://www.ssafa.org.uk/merseyside