The Watford Armed Forces Day musical celebration has been organised by Luther Blissett, who will speak alongside local heroes.

From 6-8pm today (June 25) audiences can enjoy a celebration for the armed forces at the memorial area by Watford Town Hall.

The event will be one of many celebrations of UK veterans across the country.

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It will feature vintage swing and jazz music from vocalist Jessica De Giudici.

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The Former Players Club, in partnership with the Veteran Support Group, are inviting anyone currently serving, veterans and their families as well as other members of the public to attend the celebration.

The celebration will conclude with a flag lowering ceremony at 8pm.

Those in attendance are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs.

Armed Forces Day is being celebrated across the country today, it is observed on the last Saturday of June each year.