Marching with Pride through our great city

The pipes and drums of the Seaforth Highlanders lead the parade through Leicester city centre on Saturday (22 June) to mark the start of National Armed Forces Week.

Leicester’s Armed Forces Day Parade 2019

Service personnel, veterans and cadets Joined the parade, after taking part in a special service at Leicester Cathedral that was attended by the Lord Lieutenant, Mike Kapur OBE, the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Cllr Annette Byrne, and the Chairman of the County Council, Pam Posnett.

The 400-strong parade set off from Jubilee Square at around 11:40am, making its way along High Street – where the Lord-Lieutenant took the salute, before continuing to the Clock Tower and Gallowtree Gate.

Thousands of spectators lined the streets and applauded the Parade on a Beautiful sunny afternoon.

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