Freedom Parade

The Freedom Parade usually takes place in the middle of June and is considered an important day in the civic calendar and also for the people of Helston.  The Sailors of RNAS Culdrose exercise their rights to march through the town with Swords drawn, Bayonets fixed, Drums beating, Bands playing and Colours flying, in accordance with the grant of the Freedom of the Borough of Helston which was given in 1958.  

The Town Mayor of Helston inspects the parade at the top of the town and then takes the Salute at the Guildhall accompanied by the Captain of the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose and Members of the Town Council.

The General Public are invited to attend the ceremony.

This year the Freedom Parade was held on Thursday 15th June 2017.

RNAS Culdrose Navy personnel formed up just before 10am in Trengrouse Way Car Park where the Mayor and Captain of Culdrose inspected the guard and then made an address to all.

The guard commenced their parade of the town marching down Meneage Street and Coinagehall Street.

The Mayor took the salute and there was also a flypast of aircraft that are based at RNAS Culdrose.

 

 

Freedom Parade

Freedom Parade

Freedom Parade