PICTURE ROUND-UP: Thousands attend Armed Forces Day and Rhythm of the Bann in Coleraine


Thousands attended Coleraine’s first regional Armed Forces Day celebration on Saturday.

The event was attended by UK Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood MP and the band of the Royal Marines.

Crowds lined the route of a military parade of up to 1,200 Armed Services personnel and military bands before a service at the War Memorial.

The Defence Minister was given a tour of the event including a visit to Royal Navy P2000 vessel docked on the River Bann and Challenge 2 tank.

The day was finished off with the ‘Rhythm of the Bann’ event.

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