Armed Forces Day Parade
Merton Council is calling on residents to come along and celebrate the national Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June 2019.
This year's parade will assemble at 9.15 am in Abbotsbury Road, Morden, and will be inspected by the Queen's Representative Deputy Lieutenant, Clare Whelan OBE, together with the Mayor of Merton, Cllr Jane Howard.
There will be a short ceremony outside Merton Civic Centre, Morden, at 9.45 am followed by the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag.
At 10.00 am the parade will set off from Abbotsbury Road led by the reservists from the 151 Regiment, The Royal Logistic Corps from the Army Reserve Centre in Stonecot Hill, together with representatives from several other organisations and will
turn into London Road, Morden, and march past the Civic Centre up to the bandstand in Morden Park, where the occasion will be marked by a few words from out guest dignitaries.
People are invited to join the parade or watch from the side-lines. The route will be clearly marked and there will be some road closures in place.
Refreshments, entertainment and other attractions will be available following the ceremony, including a funfair in Morden Park.