Armed Forces Day is held annually. This is a day when the everyone on the Island can choose to show their patriotic support for service personnel, past and present throughout the country.

In 2020 the event will be held between 11am and 5pm on Saturday 20 June 2020 at The Quay, (Riverside) Newport.

There will be parade of service personnel, veterans, standard bearers and cadets starting at 11.15am on Drill Hall Road, Newport marching along the High Street to The Quay (Riverside) where the salute will be taken by the Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight Mrs Susie Sheldon, JP.

An all day programme is planned at The Quay, to include stalls, exhibitions, military vehicles and children’s entertainment.

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