Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal representing The Queen, senior political and military representatives, arrives in Llandudno together with Prime Minister Theresa May for Armed Forces Day 2018.

The town hosts the tenth celebration of the UK's military with a parade and a series of events.

Glorious weather has greeted the VIP visitors along with thousands of spectators.

Security is tight with North Wales Police revealing some 500 officers are involved.

The day officially begins at 11am with an impressive military parade of marching bands, Service personnel, cadets and veterans from the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force.

The parade will begin at the Llandudno War Memorial and will travel down the sea front (on the road) to Bodafon Fields.

The day will also include dazzling displays in the sky from the Red Arrows, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and Typhoons.

On the promenade and in Bodafon Fields there will be exciting exhibits, including helicopters, tanks, simulators, armoured vehicles, diving tanks, and dynamic displays from the RAF Falcons, Royal Marines and Cadet Forces. HMS Somerset, a Royal Navy Type 23 frigate, will be anchored in Llandudno Bay between the Great Orme and the Little Orme and will mark the start of the parade with a gun salute at sea.