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Llandudno Armed Forces Day - Whats On - 30th June 2018

Llandudno Armed Forces Day - Whats On - 30th June 2018 cover

Less than 7 days left now till this major National Uk Event Armed Forces Day being held here at Llandudno gets underway.

With hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to Llandudno for the weekend, along with a great weather forecast this weekend does seem to have the makings of a great memorable event.

Events are already underway, with more to come, such as a Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday view details here and a Military Music Concert at the Llandudno bandstand on Friday view details here .

On Saturday 30th June the main event day gets underway with a gun salute from HMS Somerset setting off the start of the parade of around 1,000 serving personnel, veterans, cadets and marching bands, stepping off from the Llandudno War Memorial at 11am

This will signal the start of the Armed Forces Day celebrations here at Llandudno

The parade will then march along the promenade taking in a salute to special guests and dignitaries outside the Venue Cymru finishing at the Military and Wellbeing Village @ Llandudno Bodafen Fields at approx 11:45hrs

A wide range of activities will then take place with the details and locations shown below. The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, will attend the event, and there will be flypasts from the Red Arrows and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight team which includes a Lancaster bomber, Spitfire and a Hurricane. The Royal Navy’s type-23 frigate, HMS Somerset will be anchored at Llandudno Bay during this event.

Programme  of activities

Activity  Time        Location 
Parade Starts 11:00am   Llandudno Promenade
Red Arrows 12:00pm   Air Display
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 12:25pm   Air Display
Typhoon 12:47pm   Air Display
Royal Air Force Military Working Dogs 1:00pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Royal Marines Unarmed Combat Display 1:25pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Band of the Sea Cadets  1:45pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Royal Logistic Corps Silver Stars 2:00pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Royal Navy Raiders 2:15pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Band of the Army Cadets 2:35pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Gurkha Khukuri Dance 2:50pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Band of the Air Cadets 3:05pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
4 Para Infantry Demo 3:25pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Armed Forces Rally Team 3:40pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Royal Marines Unarmed Combat Display 3:55pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Royal Air Force Falcons 4:15pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields
Beach Raid 4:30pm   Llandudno Promenade
Music Concert 4:40pm   The Arena, Bodafon Fields

Map for Llandudno Armed Forces day 2018


Above programme information sourced via Conwy County Council Website


cover image ©UK MOD Crown Copyright 2018

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