27 June 2015

Armed Forces Day


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Ryde – 20 June 2015

Armed Forces Day Isle of Wight

Armed Forces day opens with a flag raising ceremony and welcoming address from the Mayor of Ryde. At 13:00hrs there will be a parade of veterans, cadets and the riders branch of the Royal British Legion. There will be a flying display at 14:45hrs, whilst other events including marching band…

Colwyn Bay – 20 June 2015

North Wales Armed Forces Day

Conwy will be the focus of North Wales on June 20th 2015, as Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay plays host to the Armed Forces day on behalf of the 6 Local Authorities in North Wales. A military themed event for the whole family from 10am to 5pm.

Stranraer – 27–28 June 2015

Stranraer Armed Forces Day

Stranraer Armed Forces Day will take place on 27th June 2015 at Agnew Park on Stranraer Waterfront. Attractions at the event will include a short Parade which is open to all, Lochryan Pipe Band, Stranraer ACF Display, The Blue Bombshells cheerleaders, Children’s Play Zone and Funfair, Licensed Bar with Live…

Edinburgh – 27 June 2015

Edinburgh Armed Forces Day

This year’s event will be held in the Grassmarket and will include a parade that will provide a high profile presence of the Armed Forces and Veterans community in Edinburgh. The parade route sets off from Johnston Terrace via Candlemakers Row to the Grassmarket at 11.30am. On arrival at the…

London – 27 June 2015

Great Get Together Festival! & Armed Forces Day

The Great Get Together Festival! & Armed Forces Day event will take place on Saturday 27 June between 11am and 6pm on the Sports Field of the Woolwich Barracks. The event is a family festival celebrating culture, music, health and fitness, and the local community. Building on the successes of many…

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