Displays and Events

There are many displays throughout the event- please find samples below of the main arena shows. Please note until our Military resources are confirmed this is merely a forecast of likely events Further details will posted as they become available “AF Village” locations may be found on our downloadable event map.

Arena Programme
Saturday 22nd June 2019

Inter Service Cadet Tug of War competition – heats
Band and the Parade will form on the Promenade to the north of the Grand Pier
12.00 hours HM Royal Marines Band and Parade will march along the Promenade from the Grand Pier to the arena
12.15 hours Formal Opening and Flag Raising Ceremony.
Display by the Band (Royal Marines)

Unarmed Combat Display
The Marionettes

Field Gun Race
Interservice Cadet Tug of War
Final. The Mayor will present the trophy to the winning team

290(Weston-super-Mare) Squadron Air Training
Corps Red Barrows Display
Unarmed Combat Display
16.55 hours Somerset Cadet Battalion, Army Cadet
Force’The Silver Bugles’ Sounding Retreat
(to include Sunset and lowering of the AFD

Sunday 23rd June
11.00 hours Flag Raising

Unarmed Combat Display
290 (Weston) Squadron Air Training Corps
Red Barrows
Band of TS Weston (Weston Sea Cadet Corps)
Band Display
TS Weston Sea Cadet Corps Junior Section
Field Gun Run
T S Weston Sea Cadet Corps
Club and Cutlass display
Weston Brass Band Concert
Devon & Somerset Fire Brigade Band
possible Red Arrows Display – no arena display

Unarmed Combat Display
15.40 hours Drumhead Service
16.00 hours Muster –
16.10 hours
‘Only Remembered’ sung
Sunset & Evening Hymn during this, the AFD Flag will be
Lone Piper will play a Lament
National Anthem

Parade Marshal will seek permission to March Off.

16.30 End-ex