Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day

Colchester — 26 June–4 July 2021

The Faces of Our Armed Forces – Children’s Portrait Competition, Workshops & Exhibition

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

An art competition for children aged 5-18, where they are invited to draw or paint the member of their family that is in the armed forces. Children will also be invited to artist-led workshops divided by age group, where a member of the armed forces serves as a model, celebrating the diversity of serving personnel and the roles they perform. Winning entries will be featured in an exhibition, which will open on Armed Forces Day, with a celebratory event at the community hub in Colchester.