Wakefield Council to hold Armed Forces event at Nostell Priory

Performances from military bands, an inflatable assault course and a parachute display will be among the attractions at a free event to mark Armed Forces Week.

Monday, 16th June 2014, 5:19 pm
29 Jume 2013.....Armed Forces Day event at Nostell Priory nr Wakefield.Seth Quayle from Allerton Bywater.

Wakefield Council has organised the event, which will be attended by military personnel and councillors, at Nostell Priory from 10am on Sunday, June 22.

There will also be a display by the White Helmets motorcycle team, a farmers’ market, a craft fair, a spitfire static display, a climbing wall and a falconry display.

Coun Sandra Pickin, the council’s Armed Forces champion, said: “We’re delighted to be supporting Armed Forces Week again this year with a spectacular free family event at Nostell Priory. The day is part of our ongoing campaign to honour and support service families and to help service personnel settle back into civilian life.

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“We are proud to be hosting this event and hope many people come along to enjoy these events and show their support for our Armed Forces - past, present and future.”

Visit www.wakefield.gov.uk/armedforces for more information and a programme of events.