Armed Forces Day 2014


Armed Forces Day gives everyone the opportunity to do two things: 1. to raise awareness of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty's Armed Forces; 2. it gives us as a nation a chance to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, from currently serving troops to service families and from veterans to cadets!

As well as there being a National event in Stirling, many towns and cities across the length and breadth of the country will be holding their own events to show their support.

And here at Whitby Holiday Park we will also be showing our support by having a fun filled day with plenty of activities going on around the Park, as well as that all important one minutes silence.  It will also be a fundraising day where any funds raised on the day will go to our chosen charity for this year which is the very fitting Help For Heroes!!A charity which will touch all of us at some point in our lives.

So why not get yourselves booked on to Whitby Holiday Park for the weekend, whether it be in your touring caravan or in one of our static caravans; we have something here to suit everyone.

Both Whitby and Scarborough will be holding events to mark Armed Forces Day.  Like last year, there will be a parade through Whitby of both currently serving men and women and veterans of the Armed Forces.  The parade finishes at the new war memorial by the dock side in the center of town, where everyone congregates for a short service and a minutes silence.  But if your looking for something a bit bigger, then you need to head on down to Scarborough where they are hoping to build on the success of their Armed Forces day last year.

In 2013, huge crowds were treated to extraordinary displays from the R.A.F's very own aeronautical acrobats, the world famous Red Arrows, an R.A.F Typhoon and the Battle of Britain memorial flight comprising of a Spitfire, Hurricane and the much loved Lancaster Bomber!!  It looks like the Armed Forces day in 2013 will be a hard one to beat, but the 2014 Armed Forces Day is looking just as good!!

Also in conjunction with Scarborough Armed Forces Day 2014, Scarborough Borough Council in association with National Holidays is proud to present the Best of British in a spectacular Armed Forces Day Last Night of the Proms concert live at the Scarborough open Air Theater.  The concert is hosted by Aled Jones and includes performances by Laura Wright; Only Men Allowed and the Military Wives Choir of York.

What a way to end a remarkable and emotional day!!  But don't forget to book your tickets for the concert and to book your pitch or caravan here at Whitby Holiday Park as spaces are now starting to go!!

If you are unable to to make it to us for this wonderful event there's no need to worry as all of the fundraising that we are doing in 2014 is going to the well deserving Help For Heroes charity.  So whether you stay with us for Armed Forces Day or whether it is later on in the year, you will still be able to help and do your bit for our Armed Forces!!


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