Denbighshire County Council have today confirmed the line up for the North Wales Armed Forces Day celebration, being hosted at Bodelwyddan Castle on Saturday, 18th June.
This is a free military themed event for the whole family and will be open from 11am-4pm. The event is being co-ordinated by Denbighshire on behalf of all North Wales authorities.
The line-up includes:
Parade with the Royal Welsh Band at 12pm followed by Drumhead Service
Military village with vehicles and displays
RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team
Flypasts by Dakota and Griffin military aircraft
East Coast FMX Bike Team
Rockwood dog display team
Closing flag ceremonies
Various family friendly activities including circus skills workshop and riders
Book of Remembrance exhibition in the Castle.
The closing flag lowering ceremony will be supported by two local cadet force bands to add a local flavour to the ceremony.
Free parking will be available, with catering and refreshments also on sale on site.
Councillor Hugh Irving, Denbighshire’s Cabinet Lead Member for Communities, who is also the Council’s Armed Forces Champion, said: “We are delighted to confirm the activities for the Armed Forces Day.
“The Council is working with a whole range of individuals and groups to make this a day to remember. The focus is very much on celebrating the dedication and commitment of our armed forces in a fun, family friendly atmosphere.
“There will be something for everyone at the event. The location is delightful – a great location for events of this kind and we look forward to welcoming people from all parts of North Wales and beyond to join us in our celebrations”.
For further information, please visit: www.armedforcesday.org.uk or use the hashtag #SaluteOurForces NW on twitter.