Freedom of Entry Parade 2018
Freedom of Entry Parade
Saturday 30th June, 11.00am, Kimberley Town Centre
Kimberley will celebrate Armed Forces Day with a special military parade as soldiers and veterans from 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group march through the town centre.
Soldiers from the Group, based at Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell will march through the town to exercise their Freedom of Entry to the Borough, along with veterans from the Royal Engineers Association.
Residents are urged to take to the streets to give a rousing welcome to its Army heroes during the parade.
Following the parade, a service to commemorate the end of the First World War will take place in Hall Om Wong Park.
As the route will be closed for the Parade there will be some traffic disruption.
Armed Forces Flag Raising
Monday 25th June, 10.45am for 11.00am, The Square, Beeston
A specially commissioned Armed Forces Flag will be raised to mark a week of events being held across the country to recognise the contributions of all those who serve or have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.
At the same time, local authorities and over 3,000 members of the public, businesses and schools throughout the country will also raise their own Armed Forces Day flags to honour the nation’s servicemen and women.
Members of the public are invited to come along to see the flag raised.