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Preston Armed Forces Day 2022 parade and service details

Posted on - 24th June, 2022 - 1:29pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Flag Market, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall
Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall

To mark Armed Forces Day there will be a short service and parade through Preston on Saturday 25th June.

The service will be held at the Cenotaph at the Flag Market.

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The timetable for the service is:

10:45am at the cenotaph in Preston. Veterans, their families and friends will be at the Cenotaph from 10:45am. Standards march on with Bill Barlow playing the bagpipes.

11am: Short service, readings and an address from President, Colonel Waters to thank our WW2 veterans and show our appreciation for their service.

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

11.30am: Prayers and blessing, community singing and National Anthem.

11.50am: Mayor meets and thanks Standard Bearers before they march off.

Read more: Flag to be raised in Preston for Armed Forces Day

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