Whitby Town Council

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Town Clerk: Michael King
Whitby Town Council, Pannett
Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire
YO21 1RE

Armed Forces Week - Flag Raising - Monday 20 June 2022

Armed Forces Week - Flag Raising - Monday 20 June 2022

Whitby is hosting one of three co-ordinated flag raising events to mark the start of Armed Forces Week on Monday 20 June 2022 as part of the national celebration, which is being held in the Scarborough Borough this year.

Planning for the event has been coordinated by the Army. All those taking part have been informed. There will be opportunities to view the ceremony from the pavement around Dock End, but the roads remain open throughout.

The programme for the event at Dock End is:

0930 hrs
All Cadets, Veterans arrive for parade. Deputy Commanding Officer arrives.

0945 hrs
Mayor and Councillors Arrive.

1000 hrs
School Parties taking part in the parade organised by Animated Objects arrive Dockend

1015 hrs
RNLI/Flotilla Moves/Rows to Flag Raising Position.

1015 hrs
Flag Raising Party move into position.

1020 hrs
First Fanfare played on arrival of Armed Forces Flag.

1025 hrs
Lord Lieutenant's Army Cadet receives Armed Forces Flag.

1030 hrs
Flag Raising.
Second & Third Fanfare.
Fly-over (single aircraft)
Parade Dismiss

1045 hrs
Flag Raising Ceremony Finished.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 10:25 by Michael King

Tags: Armed Forces Day