Plymouth — 27–28 June 2015
Plymouth Armed Forces Day 2015
- Hoe Rd,
Flag raising: Monday 22 June 2015
There will be a flag-raising ceremony in front of Plymouth Guildhall at 10am on Monday 22 June 2015 to raise awareness for Armed Forces Day. Following the raising of the flag the Lord Mayor of Plymouth will present veteran’s badges to new veterans.
Armed Forces Day: Saturday 27 June 2015
Plymouth Armed Forces Day will take place on The Hoe, with spectacular panoramic views out over The Sound, between 9.30am-11.00pm on Saturday 27 June 2015. It is expected that over 15,000 people will visit.
See showcase villages from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Veterans and Emergency Services. These will include interactive equipment, displays and military vehicles.
Our Air Display programme will feature many different types of aircraft. The Arena displays will include the Royal Navy field gun challenge, marching bands and unarmed combat displays. Veterans and cadets will process along the Hoe Promenade. All veterans are invited to join in our parade.
The veterans village will host over 50 organisations, charities and historic vehicle displays supporting serving personnel, their families and veterans. There will be a dedicated stage for children and young people to perform on throughout the day and a family play zone.
A free outdoor music concert will follow the daytime activities continuing into the late evening.