Cromer to mark Armed Forces Day

Brigadier Max Marriner at a previous Armed Forces Day event in Cromer. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Brigadier Max Marriner at a previous Armed Forces Day event in Cromer. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Cromer townsfolk will be saluting the nation's military at a special celebration on Saturday.

The town's Royal British Legion Branch has organised the occasion to mark Armed Forces Day.

The event, from 10am to 5pm at the Parish Hall on Church Street, will be opened by Brigadier Max Marriner,QCVS, CBE.

A large collection of militaria and equipment will be on display, including a Vickers machine gun and jeep.

Service and ex service organisations attending include the RNA, REME association, Ghurka Welfare Trust and Blind Veterans UK. Entry is free and refreshments will be available.

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