Packed programme for Armed Forces Day
24th June 2015
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The Mayor of Bolton will be leading Bolton’s celebrations for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27 June.

Bolton’s tribute to those who have served in the armed forces, both past and present, begins with a short service and a wreath laying ceremony led by the Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Carole Swarbrick.

The day will include displays from the armed forces and cadets, vintage vehicles, charity stalls and live music, plus an appearance by the Duke of Lancaster Regiment and inter cadet challenges.

Councillor Carol Swarbrick, Mayor of Bolton said: “I am looking forward to leading the service and seeing all of Bolton represented. Armed Forces Day is an important date in the year's calendar as it gives us all a chance to commemorate all our armed forces who have served in any conflict. I would encourage all Boltonians to show their support and come along to the event."

 

The programme is as follows:

10.40am - Air cadets raise their flag

11.00am - Short service and wreath laying

11.20 & every hour - Inter Cadets challenge

12noon & every hour - Air Cadets Band performs

12.40pm & every hour - Cadets interviewed by MC following their experience on WW1 warship

2.40pm - Presentation of certificates to all cadets

3pm - Sunset ceremony and lowering of the Armed Forces Flag

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