The Veteran Day event was a huge success with between 4,000 – 4,500 people attending throughout the day. There was huge support from; local Royal British Legion branches, naval cadets, guides, scouts, air cadets, Denton brass band, SSAFA choir, Droylsden Royal Naval Association, to name a few.
The event began at 11am with a remembrance service and continued from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. The day also included music from Jo Lancaster, Kerry Newton and The Dave Egerton Band.
The event had a number of family friendly activities, which included; a 7m climbing wall, Bungee Trampoline, Face painting, balloon modelling, archery and a 10msq ball pool.
There were also serving forces present from 103rd Regiment Royal Artillery and 4th Battalion Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment.
The initial feedback was that it was an engaging event, with fun for the whole family.
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