Tameside Armed Forces Day 2022

This free event traditionally opens with a civic luncheon for specially invited ex-service/serving personnel with the Civic Mayor, Councillors, Aldermen and Freemen, MP’s and other civic and local dignitaries.

The remainder of the day is hosted from the main bandstand within Victoria Park where key AFD messages will be relayed in addition to a wide range of high quality entertainment throughout the afternoon.

There will also be a wide range of participatory activities from arts and craft to exciting and challenging physical activities for everyone participate in.

There will be displays by local service units including Reservists and various cadet branches. A wide range of welfare and support services will be present on the day with a focus on service/ex-service support and the Armed Forces Community.

Displays of memorabilia, artefacts, military vehicles and Military re-enactment groups. Including a designated Tameside Armed Services Community (T.A.S.C) area designed to encourage intergenerational dialogue and understanding.

Displays and engagement opportunities from the Local Studies and Museums teams offering specialist local knowledge in relation to military history and genealogical research.

We would be delighted if any MVT members were to bring their vehicles along to display at the event. Please contact Ben Irwin on 0161 342 4144 if you would like to attend. We may be able to cover any associated costs you incur…

 

Contact Ben Irwin

Email: ben.irwin@tameside.gov.uk

web: www.tameside.gov.uk

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