SERVICE men and women have been invited to a special barbecue as part of Armed Forces Day coming to Salisbury this summer.

The event on May 28 will be held at Hudson's Field form 5pm and is open to all troops and their families.

10,000 tickets are on offer now for the barbecue on the eve of the naitonal Armed Forces Day celebration the following day.

Baroness Scott of Bybrook OBE, Leader of Wiltshire Council, said: “We’re delighted to be making 10,000 free barbecue tickets available to our military personnel and their families. We are inviting them to come along and enjoy a lovely afternoon and evening at Hudson’s Field as a thank you for all they do for us and our country. There will be lots to see and do across the showground ending with live entertainment on the main stage. This is an opportunity for our armed forces personnel to enjoy time with their families as our guests. We look forward to welcoming them on 28 June."

Tickets are available now from: