Families from across Blackburn turned out a community fun day at a historic cricket club.

The Royal British Legion hosted a Community Commemoration Day to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day at East Lancs Cricket Club on Dukes Brow.

Despite the unseasonal chilly weather people enjoyed the fair rides, food stalls and a range of activities for young children.

Members of the Imperial Alliance, Star Wars fans were also on hand and had their pictures taken with fans during the day.

The Salvation Army Brass band played through the afternoon and were one of the many highlights on the day.

The new Mayor of Blackburn of Blackburn with Darwen Councillor Brian Taylor met and spoke with stall holders.

(Image: Nq) Cllr Taylor meets with the Cadets

(Image: Nq) Children enjoy meeting members of the North West Blood Bikes Lancashire and Lakes.

The 80th Anniversary of D-Day was marked on Thursday, June 6. All money raised over the day will go to the charity.

Later, the same day, the UK’s best Meatloaf tribute act performed at the venue.

Neil Shorrock from the Royal British Legion said: “The weather wasn’t the best, and Royal British Legion Blackburn Branch would like to thank all the stall holders and members of the public that did brave the wild winds and attended, thank you all for your support.

“We hoped you did enjoy the day, a special thank you to Eric and the team at Blackburn Salvation Army brass band for providing the excellent brass band music, thank you also to Dean's Rock Show for the amazing performances this evening, to round of the D-Day 80, Community Commemoration Day.”