GUILDFORD ARMED FORCES DAY
On Saturday 27 June, the Armed Forces Day military parade will begin at 11.30am from the bottom of the High Street to Stoke Park, with hundreds of Armed Forces personnel, veterans and cadets taking part.
From 10.30am food and drink stalls and static displays will be open in Stoke Park, followed by the live action show at 1pm, with free access to the park throughout the day.
Free parade, displays, entertainment and live action
No tickets are required to watch the parade or enter the free Stoke Park show.
Guildford Borough Council and partners are planning an exciting line-up of family focused activities for about 60,000 people. The live military displays will feature:
Red Arrows flypast
Household Cavalry Regiment’s musical ride
Royal Navy’s Swordfish bi-plane flypast
Band of the Royal Marines
Royal Air Force Falcons
Royal Signals ‘White Helmets’ motorbike display team
Queen’s Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast
Royal Army Physical Training Corps gymnastic display 3rd Battalion Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment Infantry display
Royal Navy’s sole official parachute display team the ‘Raiders’.
In addition to From The Jam, the live music and entertainment on the Guildford Fringe Stage and Arena Stage at Stoke Park will include:
From the Jam
Charlotte Jaconelli from Britain’s Got Talent
Patriot Girls – West End leading ladies who sing
Tenor opera singer Thomas Hobbs
Guildford College Performing Arts – dance
Aldershot Military Wives Choir
Firefly live music and poetry
Remix Voices – choir
Samuel Haughton – comedy singer
Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) – singers
Local folk singer Majella Yorston
Entertainment will continue until 7.30pm when the event closes.
More acts and detailed information will be announced as we get nearer the time.
For further information on travel and event updates go to http://www.guildfordarmedforcesday.co.uk or call us on 0330 1230088.