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The 1944 Alliance Normandy-Market Garden are the stakeholders of the MGVA memorial, it was one of the first memorials when the NMA was being built, we want to build a better modern memorial befitting to immortalise the memory of the Airborne & Land forces who took part in Operation “Market Garden” September 1944.

πŸŽ‰ Join Us for Birmingham Armed Forces Day 2024

πŸ“… Date: 29th June 2024
πŸ•— Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
πŸ“ Location: Brindley Place:

Hosted by; The Westside Business Improvement District (BID)

Celebrate and honour our brave servicemen and women at the Birmingham Armed Forces Day 2024. This special event is dedicated to recognizing the invaluable contributions of our veterans, active military personnel, and the armed forces of the Commonwealth nations. Enjoy a day filled with exciting performances, engaging activities, and heartfelt tributes.

Event Highlights:

  • 🎺 9:30 AM: Coleshill Youth Brass Band.
  • 🎀 10:00 AM: Welcome and opening speeches with Special Guests.
  • πŸŽ– 11:00 AM: Veterans & MPCT Marching In – A moving parade showcasing the pride and dedication of our veterans and Commonwealth forces.
  • 🏳 11:15 AM: Salute to our Armed Forces – Honor the courage and sacrifice of our military and Commonwealth partners.
  • 🎢 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM: Boogaloo Babes Performances.
  • πŸŒ‡ 2:45 PM: Sunset Ceremony.

Veterans and Commonwealth Spotlight:

  • Meet and greet with veterans from various military branches and the Commonwealth nations.
  • Hear inspiring stories and experiences first-hand.
  • Special tributes and recognitions throughout the day.
  • Learn the important work that SSAFA does to help all veterans from all branches of the forces;

Plus, don’t miss the chance to mingle with veterans and enjoy refreshments at the Brinley Place.

Bring your family and friends to this fantastic community event and show your support for our Armed Forces and Commonwealth partners. See you there.

This event is proudly organized by SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.