The country’s best kept secret: Norwich Sea Cadets hosting open day

On parade in the heart of the city - Norwich Sea Cadets are celebrating the centenary this year. Ph

On parade in the heart of the city - Norwich Sea Cadets are celebrating the centenary this year. Photo: Bill Smith - Credit: Archant © 2012

The public will be able to get a closer look at one of 'the country's best kept secrets' at an open day on May 20.

The Norwich Sea Cadets will be hosting an open day on the TS Lord Nelson, Foundry Bridge, Norwich.

There will be the opportunity to talk to Sea Cadets about their role's and the work they do.

The cadets will also showcase skills they have learnt with rowing and power boat demonstrations.

Ex-Sea Cadet and media officer Martin Westgate said: 'The ship on riverside will be open, we are hoping to promote the Sea Cadets as a unit.


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'We are like the country's best kept secret because no one seems to know about us, whereas they are aware of the Air Cadets and Army Cadets.

'We will also be taking funding for the cadets so we can show people what we do, while having bucket donations.'

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