Armed Forces Day 2015
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Plymouth Armed Forces Day Flag Raising– Monday 22 June
There will be a Flag raising ceremony in front of Plymouth Guildhall at 10am on Monday 22 June to raise awareness for Armed Forces Day. Following the raising of the flag the Lord Mayor of Plymouth will present veteran’s badges to new veterans.
Armed Forces Day Saturday 27 June 9.30am-5pm
It is expected that over 15,000 visitors will visit Plymouth’s Armed Forces Day located on Plymouth Hoe with spectacular panoramic views out over Plymouth Sound.
See showcase villages from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Veterans and Emergency Services which will include interactive equipment, displays and military vehicles.
Many different types of aircraft will feature in our Air Display programme; the Arena displays will include the Royal Navy Field Gun Challenge, Marching Bands and Un-Armed Combat displays. Veterans and Cadets will process along the Hoe Promenade; all veterans are invited to join in our parade.
The Veterans village will host over 50 organisations, charities and historic vehicle displays supporting serving personnel, their families and veterans. There will be a dedicated stage for children and young people to perform on throughout the day and a family play zone.
A free outdoor music concert will follow the daytime activities continuing into the late evening with the first act confirmed as the amazing Beatles tribute band Beatlemania
The Beatlemania show superbly recreates the legendary live performances of The Beatles from their early 'moptop' roots, through the psychedelia of Sgt. Pepper then on to the final years of Abbey Road and Let It Be.
Beatlemania, are established as one of the leading Beatles shows in the world andhave performed for many famous people including David and Victoria Beckham, Sir Richard Branson, Madonna and numerous film, T.V. And sports stars.
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