You can watch the Red Arrows soar over the East Yorkshire skies on Sunday.
The world’s most famous flying team will be celebrating Armed Forces Day on Sunday, and people in East Yorkshire will be able to see them on their route over Spurn Point.
From 5.19pm to 5.58pm, the team will be making a round trip throughout North East Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, incorporating the base at RAF Scampton.
Red Arrows route
The Red Arrows will be flying over East Yorkshire anytime between 5.19pm and 5.58pm, with specific timings not released.
Spectators will be able to see the air acrobatics from RAF Scampton, before the team flys in a loop over Winterton, Brigg, Claxby, Cleethorpes, Spurn Point, back over Cleethorpes, Waltham, Market Rasen and back to RAF Scampton.
The weather looks to be favouring the Red Arrows, too, with sunshine and minimal cloud cover throughout the fly-past.
The Red Arrows fly-past is all part of a national celebration of the Armed Forces, with several events taking place throughout the region over the weekend of June 30.
Armed Forces Day 2018 events in East Yorkshire
Where: Saturday Market
When: Sunday, July 1, from 10am to 6pm.
What: This year’s event will begin with a Freedom Parade led by personnel from The Defence School of Transport Leconfield. The Town centre will be full of military vehicles and equipment and the stage will be the main area for music including Waddington Military Wives Choir and Humberside Police Concert Band.
All military charities will be in attendance with their own stands and stalls. Plus reservists and cadets.
Where: 81 Witham
When: Saturday from 10am to 4pm
What: Positive Hull CIC are hosting “The Social”, which will be held in the community area of the new PB Clinical Hypnotherapy clinic. Staff would like to interview veterans who already access Positive Hull CIC services about their experiences of the Armed Forces and create a story-telling loop to be shown over a projector.
Paul Matson, of Hull 4 Heroes, will be giving a talk about his Veteran’s Village, and Paul Bishoprick will discuss how clinical hypnotherapy can help with symptoms of PTSD.
Jenny Purdue will also give a talk on how Positive Hull CIC and its volunteering programme, #teampositive, can help anyone suffering social isolation. There will be tea and coffee and homemade cakes, and plenty of comfy chairs and friendly faces.
Where: Around Cleethorpes
When: Friday, June 29, to Sunday, July 1
What: A full and free programme of events will include activities across the resort with parades, air displays ground events on the seafront and other activities demonstrating capability with the involvement of cadets and veterans organisations across the resort.
Armed Forces Day flags will be flown on all major buildings across North East Lincolnshire for 14 days and firework displays will be held on the evening of Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30.
There is also a special sandcastle building challenge taking place on Saturday as part of an attempt to achieve a new Guinness World Record, with up to 2,000 people trying to build more than 2,000 sandcastles in an hour.
Sunday, July 1, will be dedicated to the celebration of RAF 100 in Lincolnshire.
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