The time slots for Armed Forces Weekend – and how to get free tickets

Armed Forces Weekend is usually Cleethorpes’ biggest event – but the number will be limited this year.

The celebrations will take place on June 26th and 27th at the Meridian Showground in Cleethorpes.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be a limit to how many people can enter the exhibition grounds.

A North East Lincolnshire Council spokesman said: “Tickets will be issued to the event, with five free sessions available to the public to show their support.

“Because of the restrictions, there are no all-weekend tickets.

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Photo from the Wehrmacht weekend 2018

“Fantastic demonstrations, parades and activities will be held over the weekend in two hour slots to ensure that all public health and emergency services requests have been met.

“The event is also supported by a food court and vendors on the Meridian Showground.”

Time windows will be:

Saturday June 26th

Session 1: 10-12.30

Session 2: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Session 3: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday June 27th

Session 4: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Session 5: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Free tickets for the Armed Forces Day celebrations this year are available at Blighty’s Cafe in Cleethorpes on Knoll Street, open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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