Armed Forces Day 2019

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Armed Forces Day Edinburgh 22nd June 2019

This years Armed Forces Day will take place in St. Andrews Square, in Edinburgh City Centre on Saturday 22nd June 2019. The parade will set off from Charlotte Square at 10:20am, routing along George Street where the formal salute will take place at the Castle Street South intersection, with the parade then finishing in St. Andrew’s Square at approximately 10:45am. There will be plenty of festivities arranged in St. Andrews Square from that point onwards running till 3:00pm.

Members of the public are invited to join the Lord Provost, Civic leaders and representatives of the Armed Forces and Veterans Association’s in showing your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

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  1. What day is Armed Forces Day flag put up at Haddington Town Hall, East Lothian, since the Edinburgh Parade has been put back a week due to royalty visiting Edinburgh???

    1. Author

      We have had no indication from the Council at this time but as soon as we have we will publish the information.

      Jim A

    2. Author


      East Lothian Council is joining local authorities across the county to show support for our Armed Forces by flying a special flag in celebration of national Armed Forces Day.

      A short ceremony to mark the flag raising will be held at 1030am on Monday 24th June at the Town House, Haddington.

      Local armed forces veterans who would like to come along for morning tea and coffee after the ceremony are welcome to attend.
      Please register your attendance with me

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