Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved, from attending an event or joining us online to throwing a party or local event. On Saturday 29th June we will be celebrating Armed Forces Day, with a parade and open air service in Southend High Street.
Armed Forces Day – the list of activities to be shown are:
Normandy Veterans will have their stall and historical artefacts, look out for their jeep to be located under the bridge.
Military vehicles including the Green Goddess will be located at the top of the High Street on the London Road near the Gun
Royal Engineers and their sandpit
We are looking to have some fun fair rides outside the Forum and the use of their screen;
Face painting and stilt walkers
Rossi Ice Cream and Rossi Bear
Sea Cadets and their boats
Live bands playing during the afternoon
Service and parade in the morning which will include the band and choir
Saturday 29th June 2019
Saturday 29 June 2019 from 10.30am 10:30 till 17:00
Southend High Street – Victoria Circus, The Forum down to The Royals
Local buses, trains (Southend Victoria on the Liverpool Street line and Southend Central on the c2c line) and parking facilities throughout the town