The unveiling will take place on Friday 10th June 2022 at 11am; this date was chosen as it would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday.
The bench, which was purchased by the Town Council, has been positioned overlooking the River Slea near the metal bridge. The Town Crier will be in attendance and he will be followed by the Mayor of Sleaford, Councillor Linda Edwards-Shea. Following the unveiling of the bench, theres ill be a short ceremony in the HMS Sheldrake Room in the Town Hall where a presentation of a special book will be presented to the Mayor by the Royal Naval Association. The book will then be on permanent display in the HMS Sheldrake Room.