Saturday 25 June 2022

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ALDBURY25 June 2022

1) Armed Forces Day

The British Legion will be hosting an armed forces day comprising of Flag raising event (Armed Forces Day Flag) with Mayor of Tring Town Council at 10am Displays of Aldbury at War (WWI) were 26 men were lost two of whom awarded the Military Medal for gallantry and the affects…

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Armagh18 June 2022

3) Armed Forces Day NI 2022

2022 will be the only event within the devolved Northern Ireland which has the full support of each of the services and RFCA. A parade of the armed services will commence at approximately 10.30am through the town of Banbridge to the main event hub at Banbridge Rugby Club. The parade…

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Basingstoke25 June 2022

4) Armed Forces Day Commemorative Show

Static display of militaria and diorama including ex-military vehicles following commemorative convoy from Southwick House near Fareham, Hampshire. Displays will be put on by groups of military re-enactors of all periods from the First World War to the present day. This event is being organmised by the Military Vehicle Trust…

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Beverley3 July 2022

5) Beverley Armed Forces Day 2022

Beverley Armed Forces Day 2022 will recognise the contribution made from across the armed forces and thank them for their services and sacrifices. There will be a particular focus on the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War and we will also look to remember the 75th anniversaries of VE and…

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Bishop Auckland25 June 2022

6) Bishop Auckland Armed Forces Day 2022

A Fun filled family day on Saturday 25th June starting at 10.00am to celebrate our Armed Forces Murphys fun fair is providing rides Sqn Bishop Auckland doing a drill display Air Cadet Stand, HQ Air Cadets Junior leaders staff stand 609 Aux Sqn Regiment and RAF police recruitment stand 34…

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Bognor Regis18 June 2022

7) Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day

Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day is an annual National and a Local Celebration well established in Bognor Regis. On Saturday 18th June 2022, we shall again pay tribute to the men and women who have an are willing to put their lives on the line to defend our freedom and…

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Crewe25–26 June 2022

8) Picnic in the park for armed forces day

Picnic in the park for armed forces day, we are offering a weekend event for all the family. Bringing the community together to thank our sailors, soldiers and  airmen for the service they provide to the country. More details to follow…

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Denton25 June 2022

9) Tameside Armed Forces Day 2022

Tameside’s Armed Forces Day 2022 will take place in Victoria Park, Denton. This free event traditionally opens with a civic luncheon for specially invited ex-service/serving personnel with the Civic Mayor, Councillors, Aldermen and Freemen, MP’s and other civic and local dignitaries. The remainder of the day is hosted from the…

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douglas18 June 2022

11) Armed Forces Day Isle of Man

The Event is for all Veterans serving and none serving personell Parade Lt Governors presentation Family Day for all Displays from Reserves/cadets fair ground evening entertainment Music Dancing

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Faversham25 June 2022

12) Armed Forces Making Memories with Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne

This event is about Making Memories, an exhibition created by family members and veterans who have lost a someone who served our country in or our of battle. People are invited on the day to view the displays already in places and add to them with pictures and stories about…

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Gillingham25 June 2022

13) Medway Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Held in association with the Royal School of Military Engineering, this is free entry bumper celebration of the UK armed forces, bringing together the entire armed forces ‘family’ of serving personnel, veterans, cadets, and their families, together with the wider civilian community. This event will feature have-a-go activities, military engineering…

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Greenhithe18 June 2022

14) Armed Forces Day 2022

This is an annual event and invites the local community to meet Legionaires, veterens, reservists, cadets and military re-enactment groups. The event also offers local charities the opportunity to run fund raising stalls outside the build and refreshments, entertainment and service displays will take place inside up to midnight.

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Dover25–26 June 2022

15) Armed Forces Weekend

Armed Forces Weekend will include entertainment local groups, military bands , re-en actors, stalls and a veterans tent. This is a family event to celebrate our Armed Forces Past and Present, there will be a Drumhead Service and parade on Sunday. Camping is available from Friday to Sunday.

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Leeds2 July 2022

16) Leeds Armed Forces Day 2022

Hosted by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Leeds will celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday 2nd July, 11am – 4pm with a free event on Briggate in Leeds City Centre. The day will include a parade, stalls, stands and exhibitions, plus activities for the whole family to get involved with,…

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Leyland18 June 2022

17) CNOS Armed Forces & Community Fun Day

To remember, recognise and celebrate the contributions of those individuals who form the Armed Forces and to recognised their commitment to their communities, their service and celebrate that. To make and build links within their local communities. To involve the local Veterans and their families and to have the community…

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Littlehampton25 June 2022

18) Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

A FREE action-packed family event in aid of the Royal British Legion to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. The event will open with a parade and drumhead service which is attended by various uniformed groups and veterans. Following this there will be…

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Manchester25 June 2022


Manchester will honour the outstanding contribution of the nation’s armed forces with a special day of activities and entertainment for the whole family. The celebration will take over St Peter’s Square on Saturday 25 June – from 11am until 4pm – to thank current serving members of the armed forces…

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Manchester25 June 2022


Manchester will honour the outstanding contribution of the nation’s armed forces with a special day of activities and entertainment for the whole family. The celebration will take over St Peter’s Square on Saturday 25 June 2022 – from 11am until 4pm – to thank current serving members of the armed…

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Mansfield3 July 2022

23) “Thanks & Fun” A Tribute to the Armed Forces

All the local Armed forces groups and cadets have been invited to attend Mansfield’s tribute to all the Armed Forces to say ‘Thank you’ and recognise their role in our community. This is a well-established and well attended day with a great atmosphere. The day starts with a parade with…

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Merriott25 June 2022

25) Armed Forces Day at ARK at Egwood

ARK at Egwood with funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund has is running a year long project to socially engage with local members of the Armed Forces Community. ARK has been engaging with serving personnel, veterans and families as well as partner organisations as in the the RBL,…

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Newark19 June 2022

26) Newark Armed Forces Day

Newark has become established as the lead town in Nottinghamshire for Armed Forces Day celebrations. This year’s event will included a parade of serving & retired military personnel together with armed forces Cadets. There will also be a Craft & Artisan market taking place throughout the day accompanied by music…

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Newcastle-under-Lyme25 June 2022

27) Newcastle under Lyme Armed Forces Day Celebration

The event will be a celebration of the Armed Forces and Armed Forces Veterans in Newcastle under Lyme. The event is for the Armed Forces personnel, veterans as well as the wider community. The event will be in the town centre and will include acts such as the D-Day darlings;…

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Northrepps25 June 2022

28) The Northrepps Armed Forces Gala Day

We have already started planning and the day will be aimed at Northrepps and surrounding villages. We are hopeful that all being well in June there will be displays from the REME Association, Sheringham and District RAFA, Military Collections, the Blind Veterans Association and The Spirit of Coltishall. We will…

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Plymouth25 June 2022

29) Plymouth Armed Forces Day

Plymouth’s Armed Forces Day is a day of celebration and the opportunity for the people of Plymouth to come together to say a big thank you to our military and their families. This hugely popular free event takes place on the glorious Plymouth Hoe, which provides the perfect location for…

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Pontefract3 July 2022

30) Wakefield Armed Forces Day

Wakefield Armed Forces Day is a day of celebration and a real opportunity for the people of Wakefield District to come together to say a big thank you to our military personnel and their families, along with our Veterans and Cadet Forces. This hugely popular, free event will take place…

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Portsmouth25 June 2022

31) Portsmouth Armed Forces Day 2022

Armed Forced day will take place on Saturday 25th June 2022 and will feature a Falklands Veterans March from the D-Day Story along Clarence Esplanade and finish at Pier Road where they may be bused to PHNB. • Raising the Armed Forces Flag 20th June • Arena displays opposite HMS…

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Ramsgate25–26 June 2022

32) 2nd FIGHT BACK FILM AWARDS for ex-“Armed Forces”

The Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival has therefore decided to launch an international competition, THE FIGHT BACK Awards, not only to celebrate the work that these men and women have created in their struggle to superate PTSD and other traumas, and re-integrate society, but also to encourage many more…

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Ramsgate25 June 2022

33) Ramsgate Town – Armed Forces Day Parade and Drumhead Service

Ramsgate Town will be holding a Parade with the local Armed Forces, Ex Service Organisations and Cadet Forces on Armed Forces Day, Saturday 25 June 2022. They will parade around the only Royal Harbour in the UK at Ramsgate. The Parade will be led by a marching band and will…

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Richmond25 June 2022

34) Armed Forces Weekend Event

Ellerton Lakeside is a cafe complex with 210 covers just outside of Catterick Garrison. We have large outdoor spaces and parking for between 50 to 80 cars. We are a veteran owned business and will be running a family themed event all weekend over Armed Forces Day. We will offer…

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Rushden25 June 2022

35) Armed Forces Day Rushden

Rushden will be holding an Armed Forces Day Parade and Event on Saturday 25th June 2022. The day will proceed with a Parade at 1300 from Alfred Street Junior School, Play Ground, John Street NN10 9NL, through the town finishing at the Station. Station Approach NN10 0AW. The Station will…

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Scampton25 June 2022

36) RAF Scampton Armed Forces Day

Very much still in our infancy we are looking to organise a day that will celebrate Armed Forces personnel and their families. RAF Scampton is due to close by December 2022, therefore celebrating our part in the Armed Forces picture will be important to us.

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Shippon2 July 2022

37) Dalton Barracks Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

A FREE Community Playday event for Children, Young People and their Families from both the Armed Forces and Civilian Communities The event will offer both FREE Entrance and FREE Activities to ensure an Inclusion for ALL

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South Shields19–25 June 2022


A family fun day including, military parade, motor bike exhibition, kiddies fairground, charity & trade stands. Attended by army, air force, navy cadets. Well supported by the general public. Event runs in conjunction with South Tyneside Council

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Spennymoor18 June 2022

39) Spennymoor Town Council Armed Forces Day

The event is a celebration of our Armed Forces personnel and their families. There will be free rides and inflatables, live entertainment, competitions, stalls, catering vans and much more. It is all inclusive and everyone is welcome.

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Stockport25 June 2022

40) Heaton Norris armed forces Remembrance Day picnic in the park

A family event for local residents – a family picnic with information stalls children rides – guest speakers ex. Army veterans Workshops related to the armed forces and highlighting the past and current achievements of our armed forces with a exhibition display

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Stourport-on-Severn24–26 June 2022

42) Wyre Forest Armed Forces Day

Get involved with H.M. Forces at Riverside Park, DY13 3SA. This will be a great weekend to explore our Armed Forces current and past. A fun packed three day event starting on: Friday 24th at 5.00 PM, Live bands & scoff. Saturday 25th at 9.00 AM, MILITARY PARADE. Sunday 26th…

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Swanley25 June 2022

43) Armed Forces Day

The Army, Air and Sea cadets will take part in the whole day providing recruitment and information stands, displays and take part in the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag and parade. The cadets will be inspected by the DL of Kent prior to the parade. There will be…

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Taunton2 July–2 June 2022

44) Somerset Armed forces day

Somerset AFD 22 will be the biggest event of its type every held in Somerset, open to all and free to attend, it will include main arena displays such as Richard Browning (the rocket man) Hornets Free Fall parachute display team, marching bands ( RM & Rifles) along with Taunton…

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Telford25 June 2022

45) Armed Forces Day 2022

We will have representation from all 3 services. We have a helicopter landing and Military vehicles in attendance, we have RAFA, SAFA representation and the Cadets . Its a free to attend event as we have a lot of Military bases near by and will welcome lots of Military families…

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Telford25 June 2022

46) Armed Forces Day 2022

This is an Event for all the residents of Telford to celebrate our Armed forces- we have a large military presence in Telford. We will have representation from all services , Military Vehicles, Entertainment, Kids activities and we are hoping to include an Invictus style games event. We will also…

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Tidworth25 June 2022

47) Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2022

We are celebrating Armed Forces Day on 25th June 2022. We have a variety of arena performances including Tigers Children’s Motorcycle Display Team, Hawkeye Falconry, Extreme Bike Battle (BMX display), Tidworth Military Wives Choir, Covergirlz, various stalls selling their wears and we are excited to confirm our first evening music…

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Weston-super-Mare25–26 June 2022

49) Weston Armed Forces Weekend

The Armed Forces Day has developed into a must see two-day event that incorporates a wonderful Air Show and attracts over 200,000 visitors over the weekend and is the result of 12 months dedicated work by the organising committee. The purpose of the event is to showcase the brilliant work…

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Wigan24 June 2022

50) Wigan Warriors Armed Forces Celebration

The event will celebrate and recognise the continued hard work and sacrifices of all those involved within the Armed Forces family. Working in partnership with the Royal British Legion, local CIC EDS Veterans, Wigan Council and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club, the event ran by Wigan Warriors Community Foundation, will…

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Windsor25 June 2022

51) Windsor Armed forces day

A parade of Veterans, Members of the Armed forces and cadets and Family members. Displays with Military vehicles and equipment on display Rifle ranges, cooking demonstrations. Vintage military vehicles. Military Music displays from Corps of Drums WW1 re enacttors. Food stalls from around the world the forces have served. One…

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Wisbech19 June 2022

52) Wisbech Armed Forces Day Event 2022

The event is staged so that the residents of Wisbech and surrounding areas can show their support and gratitude to the members of the Armed Forces past and present. The main display will be at least one full sized Spitfire aircraft coupled with other military vehicles. Stands from Service charities,…

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Wyton25 June 2022

53) RAF Wyton Armed Forces Day

Royal Air Froce Wyton will be hosting an Armed Forces Day event on 25 Jun 21 for station personnel and people living within the local area. Further details to follow.

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