27 June 2015

Armed Forces Day

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Bury – 27 June 2015

The Fusilier Museum: Family Fun Day

The Forgotten War, Burma 1941-1945 A Family Fun Day at the Fusilier Museum in Bury, with a WW 2 theme. Events from 11am -3pm. Museum open 10.00am – 5.00 pm Including family trails with prizes, art and craft workshops, object handling sessions, special guest appearances and much more… Suitable for…

Weymouth – 20–26 June 2015

Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

With a host of events, display and information on offer during the week and the main Parade day on Sunday 21st June with over 2000 veterans, marching bands and military vehicles. Full details of the week’s programme available from the website.

Gloucester – 27 June 2015

Gloucester Armed Forces Day

The day’s events include: drumhead service on College Green in the shadow of Gloucester Cathedral parade through the city centre family day at The Docks based on The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum More details to be announced later.

Beverley – 5 July 2015

Beverley Armed Forces Day

The event will take place in Beverley historic Town centre with a parade including veterans and cadets, music throughout the day and medieval weaponry demonstrations as we mark 600 years since Agincourt. Vehicles on display showing military types throughout the ages plus much much more culminating in a last night…

Bricket Wood – 27 June 2015

Armed Forces Day Celebration

Parade by local organisations, groups and cadet forces, culminating in the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag at the Parish Centre Music by the Watford Brass Band, free refreshments and memorabilia display. Suitable for all ages. Free community event with parking on site.

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New stamps from the Post Office look back at World War 1, including the first ever Gurkha Victoria Cross recipient and the football dribbled towards enemy lines during the Battle of Loos. ...

From the stories of those who served through to war art and artifacts, these latest World War One Centenary stamps remember all.

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