Tomorrow’s Armed Forces Day programme

Armed Forces Day, fly past aeroplanes that will be over the skies of Scarborough during the event

Armed Forces Day, fly past aeroplanes that will be over the skies of Scarborough during the event

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12.00 - 12.20

12.00 - 12.20

- Mayor officially opens event from St Nicholas Gardens Balcony

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers march to St Nicholas Gardens (SNG)

- Veterans Badge Presentations with citations

- SSAFA presentation to winning school “CAMO DAY”

- HMS Explorer in South Bay

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers plays static to entertain whilst waiting for Blades

12.30 - 12.45

- Blades display with commentary by James Cliff (Blades PR)

12.45 -12.55

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers perform and march off

13.00 - 13.30

- Joint exercise between HMS Explorer, Scarborough RNLI, Sea King Helicopter

13.35 - 14.10

- Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band march to St Nicholas Gardens and perform whilst waiting for Lancaster Bomber

- MC to inform about Lancaster Bomber statistics

14.10 - 14.25

- Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster Bomber display

14.25 - 14.40

- Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band perform then march off

14.25 - 15.00

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers perform on Sandside

15:16 - 15.30

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers play on West Pier

15:30 - 15.45

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers march to SNG to take up position on balcony

15:50 - 16.10

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers perform from balcony till Veterans parade gets to Aquarium Top

16.00 -16.15

- Veterans and Standards Parade step off from Spa led by Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band and 2Signal Regiment platoon, Halt at Foreshore St Nicholas Gardens

- Review of parade by the Mayor and Major General Michael Charlton-Weedy CBE

16.15 - 16.30

- Presentations (Citations by Nick Taylor)

- Armed Forces Day flag to CSgt David Lightfoot (to take to Afghanistan)

- HMS Explorer - Scarborough’s adopted ship

- Armed Forces Day flag to George Southern BEM

16.40 -16.55

- Service of Thanksgiving (at SNG) led by Revd Martyn Dunning, Vicar of Scarborough, includes The Epitaph, “The Last Post” (bugler), one minutes’ silence, “Reveille” (bugler)

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

Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band lead parade off

16.55

- Band of the Yorkshire Volunteers play out the event

17.00

- Scarborough Armed Forces Day ends.

(All times approximate and programme may be subject to change)