We need members to help run a DVP stall in Wakefield on the 16th of June and Sheffield City Centre on the 23rd of June.
Volunteers will hand out leaflets and talk to the public about DVP and its goals, as well as collect names of people interested in joining.
- Venue/s – Wakefield & Sheffield City Centre
- Time – starts at 11am (both venues)
- Contact persons
- Wakefield – Victoria Felton
- Sheffield – John Lowcock
If you’re available to help, use the relevant contact form to contact Victoria or John.
Complete this form if you’d like to volunteer in Wakefield.
Complete this form if you’d like to volunteer in Sheffield.
Further details and timings for Sheffield.
Watch the Veterans parade and ceremony
Veterans meet and form up – 11.30-11.45am – Surrey Street, by the Police Box
Parade disabled contingent meet – 11.45am – St Paul’s Parade (Brown’s Bistro)
Parade – 11.50am – Surrey Street, Town Hall Square, Peace Gardens
Ceremony – 12 noon (approx) – Peace Gardens
Show your support for our Sheffield veterans, cadets and armed military organisations as they parade from Surrey Street, past the Town Hall to the Peace Gardens. The Lord Mayor will then lead a short ceremony to thank those involved and to mark the occasion. The parade and ceremony will have musical accompaniment from Woodhouse Brass Band.
Dance up a storm in the Peace Gardens
12.30 – 1.20pm and 2.00 – 2.50pm
Ashby Big Band – While away the afternoon with music from one of the best Glenn Miller/Swing When You’re Winning tribute bands. They are a fantastic swing orchestra using the classic big band formation of Saxes, Brass and Rhythm Section.
1.25 – 1.55pm – as Marie Lloyd and 3.00-4.00pm – as Dame Vera Lynn
The wonderful Lorrie Brown returns to the Peace Gardens stage with her tributes to the Queen of the Music Halls, Marie Lloyd and the Forces Sweetheart, Dame Vera Lynn. Award winning tribute artist Lorrie brings the contrasting sounds of the beautiful and melodic voice of Vera Lynn and Marie Lloyd’s characterful, down to earth tones.
See displays, find out more about cadets and armed forces between 11.00am and 4.00pm
Join us at the Peace Gardens and Millennium Square to see our armed forces and reserve services as they show off their skills and offer you the opportunity to join in. Why not come along and test your hand to eye co-ordination and your agility. You can also find out more by meeting representatives of local military organisations, cadets, members of the armed forces and reserve forces.
Please come and honour our Veterans if you can, it will also be a great opportunity to get our Party’s name and message out to the public and hopefully a fun day too.