Southport Armed Forces Day
2017 - Part 1
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.
SOUTHPORT Armed Forces Day 2017 was
held on Sunday, 2 June 2017. The event was aimed at honouring the British Armed
Forces, both past, present and future. The start of the day’s activates took
place on the Town Hall Gardens, on Lord Street, with a simple Drumhead Service.
Then a Parade was held, marching through on Chapel Street then moving on to
Hoghton Street, Hill Street and then finally ending on Lord Street. Taking part
were 4 Lancs Military Band, Army, Air and Sea Cadets, along with local veterans,
that included a D-Day Veteran. Outside the Southport Arts Centre and the Town
Hall were some former Military Vehicles for the public to look at, along with a
stage, which that had local artists, performing classic folk and pop songs. The
highlights of the day also included a flypast by a Spitfire. Please email us
News24@SouthportReporter.Com what you thought of the day.
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