ARMED FORCES DAY 2017

in association with Black Country Housing Group

 

Armed Forces Day in association with Black Country Housing Group returns for another year at the prestigious Grade II listed Himley Hall & Park.

 

The FREE event runs from 11am to 5pm and offers fun for all the family.

 

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire flypast*
  • RAF Cosford Voluntary Band
  • Halfpenny Antique Vintage Centre
  • Land Girls Victory Show
  • Vintage military vehicle display
  • Lil’s Parlour 1940s tea tent
  • Veterans badge and medal presentation
  • Rifle range
  • Paintball gallery
  • Archery range
  • Sealed Knot civil war living encampment
  • Vintage children’s rides
  • Punch & Judy
  • Story telling sessions
  • National Youth Marching Band Competition
  • Inflatable bungee run and knock out challenge

 

 

IN THE HALL:

  • World War II history talks by Bletchley Park expert John Chapman including Alan Turing, women at war, Churchill myths, Special Operations Executive (SOE) secrets
  • History of the Black Country Cavalry exhibition by B Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry
  • Costume & Kit - A Step Back in Time exhibition
  • Himley Hall tea room

 

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