Drop in event will help mark Armed Forces Day

By Kevin Black in Events

Sevenoaks District Council will be seeing in Armed Forces Day this year with two events open to all District residents.

The traditional flag raising ceremony will take place at 10.20am Monday 19 June outside the Council offices on Argyle Road, where the flag will be raised at 10.30am and will be attended by veterans and local cadets.

Sevenoaks District Chairman, Cllr Larry Abraham will also be hosting a special drop-in event which is open to everyone on Friday 23 June from 2pm to 5pm at Westerham Hall on Quebec Avenue, Westerham.

This event is free and includes weaponry displays by the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, free afternoon tea and information for the military community.

Cllr Larry Abraham said: “Armed Forces Day gives us all the chance to show our appreciation to the men and women who have protected this country over the years.

“The event in Westerham also gives the military community the chance to gain information on what can be done to support them and their families. “

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