Tickets can now be reserved for Armed Forces Day which will be held at Wycombe Air Park for the first time in the summer.

Guests gathered last Thursday at High Wycombe Town Hall for the official ticket launch for the event which will take place on June 29.

Alongside being hosted at Wycombe Air Park for the first time, the event will be first Armed Forces Day in Bucks which is free to attend.

Four guests at the official opening were over the age of 90. One off whom was a 95-year-old ex-Halifax rear-gunner, another was a 94-year-old D-Day veteran, the third was a 93-year-old ex-wren who marched in the official victory parade in 1945 and the fourth was a 92-year-old veteran of the light infantry.

Lord Lieutanant of Buckinghamshire, Sir Henry Aubre-Fletcher, officially opened ticket ‘sales’ at the launch. He said: "I'm excited to announce that tickets are now available for this year's Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day. We have a fantastic day of entertainment lined up for everyone to enjoy.

“We are especially pleased this year that due to us being able to seek enough sponsorship, we are able to offer free entry to everyone. I sincerely thank all our sponsors."

Bill Bendyshe-Brown, Buckinghamshire County Council's Armed Forces Champion, added: "Armed Forces Day is the perfect opportunity to say thank you to the men and women of our armed forces, past, present and future, for all that they do.

"I want to urge everyone to come along and enjoy a fabulous day out and whilst at the same time, show their support and appreciation for the fantastic work carried out by all our armed forces."

Entry is free, but tickets must be reserved. To book your place, visit: