The raising of the Armed Forces Day flag ceremony will be held on Monday 25 June 2018 at 10:15am at the Memorial, Oakhill Park, Baxenden. 

This will mark the beginning of Armed Forces Week and the raising of the flag will take place after the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Christine Kirk, presents the Armed Forces Day flag to the Mayor, Councillor Mohammad Ayub.

On Saturday 30 June a celebration of Armed Forces Day will take place at the Forts Arms, Clayton-le-Moors from 1:00pm.