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Armed Forces Day: Preston City Wrestling, live music and service of remembrance in Flag Market

Posted on - 10th June, 2015 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, News, Preston City Centre, Things To Do
Crowds gather for Armed Forces Day in the Flag Market Pic: Gill Lawson

Crowds gather for Armed Forces Day in the Flag Market Pic: Gill Lawson

Armed Forces Day sees another spectacular show planned for a day to pay tribute to those serving our country.

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The Flag Market in Preston is to be transformed with a host of events taking place with live music, wrestling and the annual service of remembrance on Saturday 11 July.

At 10am the King’s Royal Hussars march into the city centre for their homecoming parade.

10.45am sees the service of remembrance with a performance from Louisa Stirland.

Louisa Stirland will perform at the event

Louisa Stirland will perform at the event

At 12noon there’s live music from Daniella Gallagher, Andrew Sisters Tribute Band, The Queen’s Lancashire Regiment, Street Monkeys and the Army Cadet Force Corps of Drums.

At the same time Birley Street sees the Preston’s Strongest Man competition.

Preston City Wrestling show on the Flag Market

Preston City Wrestling show on the Flag Market

Preston City Wrestling return to put on their wrestling spectacular from 2.30pm in the Flag Market with Team 3D, Mr Anderson, Velvet Sky, Spud and more on the line up.

Last year’s event saw thousands of people line the city centre to show their appreciation for the armed forces.

Did you go to Armed Forces Day last year? Will you be going this year? Let us know in the comments below

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