Saturday 30 June 2018

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    There are hundreds of events taking place to celebrate Armed Forces Day across the country. Search the map below to find your nearest event. The map and the site are updated regularly to provide details of Armed Forces Day events.

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Swanley

    After a successful first year holding an Armed Forces Event, Swanley Town Council are aiming to make 2018 even bigger and better! There will be special re-enactments throughout the day in the main stage , with a surprise salute to mark Armistice Day 100th anniversary. As well as re-enactments, there…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Letchworth Garden City

    A full fun day of celebrating our Armed Forces in Hertfordshire is planned! You are invited to come along and support the local veterans and serving members. Band, Military vehicles, RBL, RNA, RAFA, Royal Air Force 100 celebration, Cadet Challenge Cup Soapbox Challenge, local trade stalls, children’s rides, food stalls.…

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    30 June 2018

    Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

    Come along to our Armed Forces day showcase event to see amazing performances and demonstrations to celebrate the contribution that the armed forces community makes to the life of our city. We will also have a wide range of stands representing the foremost military related charities and organisations in Wolverhampton.…

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    23–25 June 2018

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The Borough will weclome veterans, residents and visitors to a weekend of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Weymouth event will honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless…

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    30 June 2018

    St Anns Armed Forces Day Event

    The day starts with a football tournament that will run throughout the event. We will be having stalls, games, blow up army style obstacle course, tombola, cakes, music etc. It is for us to say thank you to our serving troops and show support and help to our veterans. Our…

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    30 June 2018

    Cornwall Armed Forces Day

    A fun day for all the family with the opportunity to meet serving personnel and veterans. There will be military charities, military vehicles and displays, Cadet forces, Culdrose Military Wives Choir and numerous other attractions both inside and outside the park.

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    24 June 2018

    Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service – Honingham

    Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service to honour those who have served and currently serve in HM Armed Forces. Open to all, particularly service personnel, veterans, cadets and the families of members of the Armed Forces

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

    A weekend of displays from both serving and veteran military personnel, military vehicles, living history groups plus skirmishes, marching bands, choirs, concert bands, trade stalls, charity stalls, catering, bar, flypasts, culminating on Sunday with a Parade through town and a Drumhead Service in front of the Bandstand. Something for everyone,…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 -Haverhill

    Armed Forces Day in Haverhill is an event for the whole Community. There will be a display of military vehicles, stalls with Military memorabilia, games and activities plus representatives from local groups and organisations including the Royal British Legion and the Family History Society. The will be some singing, some…

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    1 July 2018

    Crewe 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Festival

    Parade and Service Drill competition Cadets displays Military Vehicles Exhibition Entertainment programme WW1 exhibition Stalls and community groups who provide services to Serving Personnel and Vetrans

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    23–24 June 2018

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend 2018

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend in conjunction with our friends from Weston Air Days, provides arguably the biggest and best Free to Enter Armed Forces Event in the South-West. Since 2014 we have been working together with the Air Days Team to bring you an exciting, exhilarating and interesting weekend and…

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Greenhithe RBL

    Our event will follow the successful format of previous year’s inviting the local community to join Cadets, reservists, veterans and re enactment organisations to recognised the work done by past and present armed forces personnel

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    1 July 2018

    Southampton Armed Forces Day Parade

    Southampton has a long military history and 2018 is the centenary year of the Royal Air Force, 100 years since the end of WW1 and the 10th anniversary of Armed Forces Day. There will be a parade and static displays to celebrate, support and thank our Armed Forces personnel. The…

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    23–24 June 2018

    Blue Flash Hadrian’s Challenge Armed Forces Lunch in the Park 2018

    A joint forces trek across Hadrian’s Wall in 24 hours. Participants include serving, reserves, public and private sector. Limbless, disabled and families will engage to demonstrate across the North of England and South of Scotland their collective support. Teams will complete this trek and meet a very large group of…

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

    Trowbridge will invite the public to honour UK Armed Forces (past, present and future), to learn about their roles in both peacetime and conflict, their humanitarian aid across the world, their skills, their camaraderie and the history of their units. The Parade through town and Drumhead Service on Sunday will…

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    25 June 2018

    Torridge District Council Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event

    Torridge District Council is starting to put together a programme to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Armed Forces Day in June 2018. Our event will take place on 25 June 2018 and as in previous years will commence at 6.30pm with a military parade from Bideford Quay to Victoria Park,…

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    30 June–30 August 2018

    2018 Crowborough Armed Forces Day Celebration

    A day to celebrate the UK armed forces. This will be an outdoor event located on green space in the centre of the town, run under the auspices of the local RBL branch with the co-operation of the local council, for individuals and families in the local community. The aim,…

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    30 June 2018

    Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2018

    A free public event to be held on a open area, with main arena. Lots of stalls and activities for all to enjoy. Details on the Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2018 page

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    23–30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Week – Carlisle 2018

    23rd June – Raising of Armed Forces Week Flag. Static Displays and Activities. Cadet Drill Parade. Band Support. Competitions and Collection for Military Charities. 28th June – Ceremony to mark the Centenary of the award of the Victoria Cross to Lt J H Collin VC, and the laying of a…

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    24 June 2018

    North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

    We have held the event throughout N.Lincs over the past eight years and have now decided to bring it back into the heart of Scunthorpe, in a location known to everyone in Scunthorpe and surrounding areas. The event begins with a flag raising ceremony and parade. Various events will take…

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    23 June 2018

    NI Armed Forces Day Coleraine

    Drum Head Service in Church Street, Coleraine Parade Race event with dragon boats (or similar) on the River Bann (Unit teams provided by the military) Military stands Entertainment & hospitality Beating retreat in The Diamond at close of day We expect participation and attendance from up to 8,000 services personnel…

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    24 June 2018

    Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2018

    The event will be a tribute to service veterans and current serving members and their families. The event will begin at 10.00 with an AFD Flag ring ceremony. During the day Wisbech Market place will be filled with stalls, demonstrations and attractions by local ex-service associations, service charities, local uniformed…

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    30 June 2018

    Peterlee Armed Forces Day

    A WW2 enactment group has been booked offering an outdoor tent and weapons display, (pertaining to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry which captured Pegasus Bridge on D Day 1944). This will include a realistic display of camp life for the soldiers at the time and an extensive display of…

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    30 June 2018

    Dacorum Armed Forces Day 2018

    The Dacorum Armed Forces Day event will give local residents the valuable opportunity to show support and appreciation for the entire Armed Forces community. This includes cadets, veterans and families of Service members as well as those who are currently serving. The free, family friendly event will feature The Portsmouth…

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    Andover1 July–1 October 2018

    Andover Armed Forces Day 2018

    This event is a family event to celebrate the work the Armed Forces do for our community. We will have members of the local armed forces present with military equipment, battle reenactments, interactive displays for children, funfair, and pitches for local charities and organisations. There will be food vans and…

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    Porthleven24 June 2018

    4th Southerly Point Armed Forces Day

    A thoroughly entertaining day for all, children, adults and families. Our 4th event, and a grand day to thank our veterans, families and serving personal. We will be making this a huge multi community event, with food, entertainment, rides, stalls and a chance to bring all together to capture the…

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    Thornbury30 June 2018

    South Glos Armed Forces Day

    South Glos ‘annual Armed Forces Day event is free to attend for all, as we show our gratitude and appreciation to our past, present and future military forces from air, land and sea units. On the day there’s a parade including veterans, cadet groups, bands and military vehicles. The procession…

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    Weymouth23–24 June 2018

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The Borough will welcome veterans, residents and visitors to a weekend of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Celebrations will honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless work…

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