Plymouth News

Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27 June.

The Branch Stand will be in the Veterans Village Marquee all day. Do drop in to say hello and maybe buy  some Xmas cards or one of our few remaining RFA Veterans Car Stickers.

The Veterans Parade takes place with the Royal Marine  Band at 1100. All veterans welcome. No need to register –   just turn up and muster about 1030.

Here is the rest of the programme:-

10amto 5pm – Veterans marquee and village open – behind RN memorial

10am to 5pm – Tri Service Static displays open – Hoe      Promenade10am to 5pm –
10am to 5pm – BBC Digital Exhibition opens – Elliot  Terrace grass
10am to 5pm – BBC Experience Exhibition opens – War  Memorial
10am to 5pm – Static helicopter displays open – Belvedere

9.30am to 10.30am – RAF & Allied Air Force Memorial Service – Arena
10.45am – HMS Hurworth sail past
11am to 3pm – PYMS Music programme starts – Lockyer St Stage
11am – Parade of standards, cadets and veterans – Arena

11.15am – Sea Cadet display – Arena
11.30am – Devonport Royal Naval Volunteer Band – Arena
11.45am – Plymouth and Cornwall Wing ATC Corps of  Drums – Arena
12pm – Community Covenant and Military Kids Choir –  Main Stage
12.15pm – Military Wives Choir – Main Stage
12.35pm – Raleigh Training School Arms Drill Display –  Arena
1pm – Air Show including Eurofighter Typhoon, RAF  Tutor and Bulldog

1.30pm – Field Gun Competition Heat One (HMS Raleigh V 29CDO RA) – Arena
2.20pm – City of Plymouth Pipe Band – Arena
2.40pm – Field Gun Competition Heat Twp (HMNB Devonport V HMS Raleigh) – Arena
3.20pm – Junior Field Gun Run (Pennycross Primary School V Royal Marine Cadet Corps.)
3.45pm – Field Gun Competition Heat 3 (29CDO RA V HMNB Devonport) – Arena
4.30pm – Hawker Hunter Jet Fighter, RN Blackcat Wildcat and DR 101 Aerobatic Display
5pm – The Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth – Main Stage
6pm – Jay James from the X Factor – Main Stage
7.15pm – Beatlemania – the ultimate Beatles experience – Main Stage
9.30pm – ZU2, the worlds most authentic U2 tribute band – Main Stage