29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day

Colchester — 29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day – the 16 Air Assault Brigade and Colchester Garrison Show including the Essex Veterans and Cadets Parade

When
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location
England
CO2 7UT
United Kingdom

Back again the 16 Air Assault Brigade and Colchester Garrison Show including an Essex Veterans and Cadets Armed Forces Day parade. The FREE show held on Abbey Field, Colchester, is a mix of static displays showing equipment used by the British Army’s Global Response Force and other units, exciting arena events, and a chance to meet ‘Your Armed Forces’. Living history groups dating back to the First World War provide an insight into how equipment and tactics have developed to that used by the modern Army. The day will end with an exciting combat demonstration finale by the 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s going on!