Scarborough Armed Forces Day events programme

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TiMETABLE OF EVENTS

12noon

Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers arrive at Formal Area Event opened by Town Crier Hon Freeman Alan Booth MBE

Welcome by the Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough, Cllr Andrew Backhouse

Response by Air Cdre W Gambold DL RAF (Rtd)

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation to Service 
Associations

12.30pm

Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers performance

1pm

RAF Typhoon Display

1.15pm

Beach Boot Camp Display on the beach

2pm

RAF Red Arrows Display

2.25pm

Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers performs at RNLI, marching to the Formal Area

2.45pm

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly past Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber

3pm

Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers performs on Foreshore

3.25pm

Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers performs at Sandside Tourist Information Centre

3.30pm

Ravens Parachute Display Team lands on the beach in front of the Formal Area

3.45pm

The Yorkshire Regiment, Kings Division, army assault course display on the beach

3.55pm

Standards and Veterans form up at RNLI, Foreshore Road

4.10pm

Standards and Veterans parade step off, eyes right at Dais, around Aquarium Top roundabout to arrive at Formal Area

4.25pm

Review of Parade at Formal Area

Parade Marshal to invite the Mayor & Air Cdre W Gambold DL RAF (Rtd) to review Standards and Veterans

Cllr T Fox, Leader of Scarborough Borough Council and Maj Gen C Callow CB OBE (Rtd) to inspect Cadets and Uniformed Youth

4.40pm

Presentation of Armed Forces Day flag with Citation, to honour WW2 Dunkirk veteran George Wilson, Green Howards

4.45pm

Service of Thanksgiving led by Revd Martyn Dunning, Vicar of Scarborough

5pm

Town Crier Hon Freeman Alan Booth MBE gives three cheers to the Armed Forces

RAF SEA KING helicopter flypast to close the event

The Formal Area is below the balconies at the bottom of St Nicholas Gardens, between the Futurist and the Olympia, Foreshore Road