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Music, displays, and stalls to mark Armed Forces Day

PUBLISHED: 15:51 28 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:10 28 June 2018

The Royal Marine Band Collingwood perform at last year's Lowestoft's Armed Forces Day. Pictures: Mick Howes

The Royal Marine Band Collingwood perform at last year's Lowestoft's Armed Forces Day. Pictures: Mick Howes

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The Band of the Irish Guards are set to perform at this year’s Lowestoft Armed Forces Day event.

Last year's Armed Forces Day event on Royal Green in Lowestoft. Picture: Denise Brady Photography.Last year's Armed Forces Day event on Royal Green in Lowestoft. Picture: Denise Brady Photography.

Now in its 13th year, the free event will take place on the Royal Green on Saturday, and brings past, present, and future service men and women to the area along with arena events displays and stalls.

It will run from 10am to 4pm with the drumhead service at noon, and will include the Royal British Legion Band, the Norwich Pipe Band and the static spitfire from Simply Spitfire will be on display, with the Irish Guards also playing.

There will also be a display from the Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal unit, vintage military vehicles, arena displays by cadets, and stalls from ex-service associations and charities.

There will be fun for the children too with a bouncy castle, and food and drink on offer.

The event, which is free to attend, is supported by local businesses including Lings Honda, the East of England Co-op, this is db and Richardson Printing.


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