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Celebrating Armed Forces

Posted onPosted on 21st Apr
Celebrating Armed Forces

Mansfield Market Place is hosting a special celebration of the Armed Forces in June.

Mansfield’s Armed Forces Day — Thanks And Fun is a free event on Sunday, 25th June, from 10.30am to 3pm.

There will be representation from all the Forces and other groups including: Help For Heroes, HMS Sherwood, The Royal British Legion, 384 Cadets, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy Reserve, Mercian TA Regiment, Mansfield Sea Cadets, Police Cadets and more.

There will be a short parade from The Buttercross on West Gate (near the library entrance) to the Market Place, led by St Edmund’s Drum and Bugle Corps, and a display of Army vehicles.

Visitors can make a paper Spitfire and paint a toy soldier, wave free flags, browse a vintage, craft and food market, and enjoy a sing-a-long with songs from the past.

The event has been organised by Mansfield Business Improvement District (BID), on behalf of town centre businesses, and Mansfield District Council.