14th June 17

Canvey Island Town Council is organising it’s annual Canvey Island Armed Forces Day on Saturday, 24th June to celebrate the contribution of the armed forces in the community. 


The parade will start from Castle View School’s car park, Foksville Road from 10.30am and will march through the town centre on Furtherwick Road down to Long Road to the Paddocks Community Centre. The parade will include representatives from the Royal British Legion, veteran groups and individuals, the Sutherland Pipes and Drums, current serving members of the armed forces, local scouts, girl guides, army cadets, youth groups and the emergency services. 


A thanksgiving service will be held at 11am outside at the Paddocks War Memorial which will be led by Revd Canon David Tudor and supported by Canvey Community Choir.


Further information will be available in free programmes, on the website and given out with free handheld flags on the day.


There will be a temporary rolling road closure on the parade route from 10.30am to 11am on the Saturday, 24th June in the town centre.


For more information, please contact the Town Clerk on 01268 683965 or Ends