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25 Jun

Mansfield's Armed Forces Day - 'Thanks & Fun'

Posted On: 25/06/2017 11:42:00

Join us in the Market Place for a fantastic day on Sunday 25th June from 10.30am to 3pm
There will be representation from all the armed forces and groups including:
Help for Heroes
HMS Sherwood
The Royal British Legion
384 Cadets
Royal Air Force
Royal Navy Reserve
Mercian TA regiment
Mansfield Sea Cadets
Police Cadets
There will be lots to see and do with:
A short parade from The Buttercross on West Gate (near the library entrance) to the Market Place lead by St Edmund's Drum & Bugle Corps
Make a paper Spitfire & paint a toy soldier - free Children's activities
Authentic Army vehicle display
FREE waving flags
A vintage, craft and food market
Free face painting
Enjoy a good old sing-a-long with songs from the past!
Leave a message of thanks for anyone you know who has served in the forces now and in the past. Some of these will be read out on Mansfield 103.2 who will be with us on the day.
it's all FREE so bring the family along and have a picnic or treat yourself to something to eat in one of the town centre's pubs, cafes, coffee bars, restaurants or take-aways.
This event has been organised by Mansfield BID on behalf of the town centre businesses and Mansfield DC.