Midlands marks Armed Forces Day

A series of events have been planed to mark Armed Forces Day this weekend.

Past and present servicemen and women will be celebrated this weekend as the nation shows its appreciation of Britain's Armed Forces.

Birmingham will hold a private ceremony at the Hall of Memory where the names of the fallen will be added to the Books of Remembrance.

A weekend event has been planned at Nottingham's Wollaton Park, while Wolverhampton are staging a ceremonial parade through the city centre.

For a round up of all the events taking place across the Britain and the Midlands, visit the Armed Forces website.