A PARADE and a full day of entertainment is being planned for IW Armed Forces Day 2019.

The special celebrations will take place at Newport Quay on Saturday, June 22, from 11am to 5pm.

The parade starts at 11am involving service personnel, veterans, standards bearers and cadets.

Also taking part are HM Royal Marine Band, Medina Marching Band, Wight Diamonds Marching Band, Vectis Corps of Drums, and IW Highland Pipes and Drums.

The programme for the day includes stalls, exhibitions, military vehicles and children’s entertainment.