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Armed Forces Day National Event 2019

Shine for Salisbury - entries now closed

The Shine for Salisbury competition to perform in front of thousands at this summer's Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury has closed.

Thank you to all the bands, acts and performers who entered to compete for three prime slots one on each of the three days, 28, 29 and 30 June. 

Voting via our dedicated @SalisburyAFD (Salisbury Armed Forces Day National Event 2019) page on Facebook opens on Monday 25 February, and the winners will be announced on 21 March.

So, keep watching our Facebook page and vote for your favourites!

The countdown has started to the Armed Forces Day 2019 National Event in Salisbury! This exciting three-day event, being held in Salisbury from June 28 to 30, is now live! An anticipated 250,000 people are expected over the three days to join the celebrations and recognise our armed forces and the vital role they play in protecting us and our country, as well as honouring our veterans. 

The packed programme features military parades, fly pasts and an air show, concerts, live entertainment, trade stands and exhibitors, military and other displays, concerts and fireworks. 

The event will also be going for a world record to create the largest human poppy on the event site at Hudson's Field.

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For more information about the Armed Forces Day 2019 National Event, email AFD2019@wiltshire.gov.uk.

We have some amazing sponsorship opportunities for you to support the Armed Forces Day National Event. For more details call 01225 718066 or email AFD2019@wiltshire.gov.uk.

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14 Feb 2019 13:51

Last updated: 18 February 2019 | Last reviewed: 18 February 2019