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Armed Forces Day Proms in the Park

Rushcliffe Borough Council marks Armed Forces Day, a nationwide celebration to honour the work of the British armed forces, past and present.

 In 2017 our Armed Forces Day celebration will take place on Saturday 24 June 12pm-9pm in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford and is sponsored by Grosvenor House Day Nursery in Edwalton. 

There'll be performances throughout the day from local singers and bands including Nottinghamshire Police Band at 2pm, Ultra Lounge with Gaynor Smith at 4pm and Miss Lily Lovejoy at 6pm. All the music leads up to our 'last night of the proms' concert at 7pm with Nottingham Concert Band. Proms is not just about the music though as we’ll also have lots of great displays from local community groups as well as free have-a-go sports activities to keep younger audience members occupied. ‌Around the park there will also be lots of family friendly attractions including fairground rides, Punch and Judy and garden games. A licensed bar and various food outlets will on site or you are welcome to bring your own picnic. To receive regular updates about the event visit our facebook event page at https://tinyurl.com/proms17

Rushcliffe Borough Council are delighted to announce our official charity for this year's Armed Forces Days Proms in the Park is the Defence National Rehabilitation Centre, a £300 million facility opening in 2018 at Stanford Hall in Stanford on Soar. To find our more about the DNRC visit www.thednrc.orf.uk and to make a donation visit https://mydonatetelethonsappeals.bt.com/donate/dnrc/

Parking for Proms in the Park is available on Bridge Field, Bridgford Road. For information about buses please contact your local operator, visit www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.

For more information about our sponsors Grosvenor House Day Nursery visit www.grosvenorhousedaynursery.co.uk


Crowds enjoying the show.

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