Picture gallery: Northampton marks Armed Forces Day with parade through town centre

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122955009
Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122955009

Armed Forces Day was marked in Northampton town centre with a parade and activites in Market Square.

Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, gathered at the top end of Abington Street, before parading through the town towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant.

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122943009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122943009

Activities included the chance to find out more about the work of soldiers and RAF personnel from locally based units. There was also the chance to meet the charities and groups that support current and former military personnel, including the Northampton branch of the Royal British Legion.

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123040009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123040009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123103009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123103009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123127009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123127009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123139009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-123139009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122756009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122756009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122546009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122546009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122832009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122832009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122844009

Armed Forces Day. Members of the armed forces, including serving troops, veterans and cadets, paraded through the town at 10.30am towards the Market Square where they took the salute of the Lord Lieutenant. NNL-150627-122844009