Armed Forces Day
Saturday 22nd to Friday 28th June 2013
The 2013 Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Day Celebrations will be held from Saturday 22nd to Friday 28th June 2013.
Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Weymouth & Portland Armed Forces Day Celebrations will provide a focus on the tireless work carried out by Veteran Associations, individuals and today’s Military Forces. With a host of displays and information available during the week, veterans will be able to discover and receive support available from the various agencies and charity organisations; whilst visitors to the event will be able to appreciate the important role played.
With many uniquely nostalgic, social and commemorative experiences together with attractions, Weymouth and Portland is the ideal location for one of Britain’s largest Veteran’s Festival.
The week will include:-
Historic Military Vehicle Display static Display – Pavilion Forecourt -10 am to 2 pm.
Beach Assault and Bridge Building by Royal Engineers – Weymouth Beach from 12 noon.
Ex – Service Association awareness & fund raising stalls / units together with Welfare and information units i.e. SSAFA / Veterans Agency Advise Bureau etc (All Day on the Esplanade)
Regimental recruitment and promotional awareness stands – Pavilion Forecourt
Service and Parade on the esplanade on 23rd June at 11am.
For further information and guidance on National Armed Forces Day visit http://www.armedforcesday.org.uk or 0800 169 2277 Freephone, 0800 169 3458 Textphone or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org