St.Helens Armed Forces Day 2018 celebrates the local Armed Forces Community. Starting in the morning with a grand parade of Armed Forces Past, Present and Future, which is followed by a packed programme of events. These include Army Displays from local Merseyside, Manchester and Lancashire Regiments, Military Vehicles, Military Bands, Vintage Military Vehicles, Stalls, Funfair and Climbing Wall. Throughout the day there will be a full programme of musical performances at the Victoria Park Bandstand including the Lancashire Artillery Pipes and Drum, School Choirs and Bands, and the Lancashire Artillery Volunteers Band.
There will also be a ‘Great Get Together’ hosted by the Friends of Victoria Park in association with St Helens Rotary, W & B Cakes and the Bouquet Residence. Activities will include flower arranging demonstrations, cakes produced using food from a local allotment and a Victoria Sponge making competition.