Video: Army puts best foot forward on St George’s Day

YORKSHIRE soldiers arrived in style on St George’s Day at a Leeds museum where they will host six days of special public events - teaching visitors to march with an experienced drill instructor and sweep for mines as part of the ‘Meet your Army’ event.

Andy Deane from the Royal Armouries as St George joins WO2 Sgt Major Tony Archer

Recruits from across Yorkshire and the North East will share their experiences with the public and armoured vehicles, kit and equipment will be on display during the free events, which run from April 27 to May 2 at the Royal Armouries.

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The pilot scheme aims to give the public the opportunity to meet some of the soldiers and learn more about how the army works.

Colonel Simon Browne, Commander of the Army Engagement Team said: “We hope people will come and visit us and enjoy many of the different events and displays.” For more information go to www.royalarmouries.org.

Andy Deane from the Royal Armouries as St George joins WO2 Sgt Major Tony Archer