Family Fun Day and Armed Forces Day Celebration just weeks away.
The annual Armed Forces Day is taking place on Saturday 24 June 2023 from 11am – 4pm at Broadoaks, Donnington with family activities, entertainment and displays to celebrate the occasion.
Visitors will be able to watch Madness Events with their spectacular trampoline show and take part in the have-a-go sessions after the show as well as the Savage Skills Bikes display team with their stunts, tricks and jumps. There will be live music, a fun fair, free sports, activities and crafts and the opportunity to come and meet local Armed Forces Covenant organisations and military groups.
There will be food and drink stalls and the Calm Café will be there too.
Armed Forces Day celebrations begin on Monday 19 June when the Armed Forces Day flag is raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the country.
Councillor Carolyn Healy (Labour) Councillor Carolyn Healy (Labour) Cabinet member for Climate Action, Green Spaces, Heritage and Leisure said: “This is an opportunity for families to come together at this free event to show their 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 free activities, lots of stalls to have a look around and stage entertainment. You can find out more on our Facebook page at @TelfordCultureEvents”.
Councillor Raj Mehta, lead on the Armed Forces Covenant for the borough, commented: “We have a host of support services in place throughout the borough for serving armed forces personnel and veterans and this information can be found on the Council website. We look forward to seeing you at the event on Saturday 24 June where we can celebrate together as a community”