Saturday 25 June 2016

Armed Forces Day

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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 2016 events.

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    Accrington25 June 2016

    Accrington Armed Forces Day

    Family day of activities including Stalls, Stage with music featuring local bands, choirs and a special last night of the prom finale with the East Lancashire band. .

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    Banbury25 June 2016

    Banbury Armed Forces Day Military Pageant

    The afternoon will be a celebration of all that is good and exciting about the Army Reserves, Banbury & District Sea Cadets, Banbury Army Cadet forces and Air Training Corps Cadets. All forces will showcase their organisation. The Army Reserves will stage a logistics battle scene, the Sea Cadets hope…

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    Barnstaple25 June 2016

    North Devon Veterans Armed Forces Exhibition

    This free event, led by North Devon Veterans Association and organised in partnership with a range of other organisations, charts military history through displays of equipment and memorabilia as well as live demonstrations.  Forces veterans are also on hand to bring the displays to life and answer visitors’ questions, and…

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    Bodelwyddan18 June 2016

    North Wales Armed Forces Day 2016

    A family day for all ages in the beautiful grounds of Bodelwyddan Castle.  An opportunity to enjoy military parades, a Drum Head Service, Military bands, fly-pasts and military displays. On-site parking available (including disabled parking).  Admission is free.

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    Bristol25 June 2016

    South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

    Our annual Armed Forces Day event is free to enter 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 will be a parade assembling at 11:00am on Kimberly Road by Kingswoood Shopping…

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    Canvey Island25 June 2016

    Canvey Island Armed Forces Day

    A parade featuring veterans, serving and cadet forces, will proceed through the town centre to The Paddocks Community Centre where a service will be held.  All welcome.

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    Cleethorpes25 June 2016

    Armed Forces Day National Event

    The Armed Forces Day National Event will be held in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire in 2016. For more information, visit the national event part of this website, or the local website below, which will also include information about other events during the week.

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    Consett25 June 2016

    Armed Forces Day Consett

    Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to do two things; Firstly, to raise public awareness of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and Secondly, it gives the nation an opportunity to Show our Support for the men and…

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    Exeter1–7 July 2016

    19240 Shrouds of the Somme & Exeter’s Armed Forces Day

    During the First World War Centenary, we intend to deliver a powerful piece of community art, commissioned from one single artist, to promote remembrance and raise money for military charities. On 1st July 2016, we will remember all allied 19240 brave souls who lost their lives on the first day…

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    Exmouth25 June 2016

    Exmouth Armed Forces Day

    The site is easily accessible form the Exmouth Rail/Bus station. Coaches are permitted to drop off on site (Rolle St Bus Stop). The site is level and wheelchair friendly. Toilets are also locally available. There will be a Parade of Veterans and Cadet Forces. On completion the event will be…

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    Exmouth25 June 2016

    Exmouth Armed Forces Day

    The site is easily accessible form the Exmouth Rail/Bus station. Coaches are permitted to drop off on site (Rolle St Bus Stop. The site is level and wheelchair friendly. Toilets are also locally available. Their will be a Parade of Veterans and Cadet Forces. On completion the event will be…

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    Keighley19 June 2016

    Keighley Armed Forces Day 2016

    Keighley Armed Forces Association are pleased to be holding our third Armed Forces Day event, the last event was a huge success and this one is already proving to be bigger and better with more vehicles, more displays and much more fun. If you would like to take part as…

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    Ledbury25 June 2016


    On 25 June 2016 Herefordshire’s commemoration of the centenary of the events of 1916 will take place in the centre of Ledbury. Today’s armed forces are planned to be represented by The Guard and Colours of HMS LEDBURY, a detachment of 10 Platoon 6 Rifles and detachments from the county’s…

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    Lincoln25 June 2016

    Lincoln City Armed Forces Day

    The day focuses on making the general public aware of what the Armed Forces do on their behalf.  Regular members of all 3 services (in their respective differing uniforms) will be involved with display units and information material.  Every Association and Charity represented will have a display tent.  The Armed…

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    Lochgilphead18 June 2016

    Lochgilphead Armed Forces Day

    The ONLY Armed Forces Day in Argyll & Bute Saturday 18th June 2016 at 11:45am. The Front Green Lochgilphead Commemorating the 10 years since the Royal Regiment of Scotland was formed. At 12 noon, there will be a parade at 12 noon, of Veterans, Serving Personnel and Cadets from Drill…

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    Norwich20 June 2016

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Service

    We shall gather at the lower flag pole outside City Hall and on the pavement, at the beginning of the week leading up to ‘National Armed Forces Day’ to raise our flag and remember all those who have given their lives in the service of their country, together with those…

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    Peterborough25 June 2016

    Armed Forces Day 2016

    Come along to our free, family fun day in the heart of Peterborough, cambs, loads of various events , vehicles, stalls and charities, parade, schools, music , dance… promises to be a fantastic day….see you there!

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    Pontefract25 June 2016

    Wakefield Armed Forces Day

    This year Wakefield Council will be celebrating the contribution of our Armed Forces and Veterans with a fun packed day of events and activities at Pontefract Park in the centre of the racecourse. Show your support and do come along to this free family fun day with loads to see…

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    Saint Ives25 June 2016

    Ringwood Armed Forces Day

    Military Vehicles and Displays, Live Music, Stalls, Fair Rides, Bands, Re-Enactors, Food Vendors, Charity Groups, Cadets, Games and Activities.

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    St Helier25 June 2016

    Jersey Armed Forces & Reserves Day Celebrations

    The day will include a parade, static displays, marching bands, the uniformed emergency services, catering, beer tent, traders, military vehicles from different eras, demonstrations and will be supported by service charities including ABF – The Soldiers Fund, Holidays for Heroes and the Royal British Legion.

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    Stockport25 June 2016

    Armed Forces Day Stockport

    A joint venture with the Hazel Grove Royal British Legion (RBL) and the Royal Oak.  There is no entry cost – just come along and enjoy the day! Castle Street will be closed off so we can have displays from the following: Army/Navy/Air cadets Military vehicle trust (MVT) 103 Regiment…

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    Sunderland24–26 June 2016

    Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

    Friday 24 June:  Opening Ceremony including Last Night of the Proms family sing along and Veterans Reunion. Saturday 25 June: Military Day.  Military March, football competition and jam-packed entertainment including singers, dancers, performers, climbing wall, assault course, stalls, fairground rides, competitions, Lazer Quazer and lots more family entertainment. Evening (6pm…

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    Trowbridge25–26 June 2016

    Wiltshire Armed Forces Day; Veterans Celebrations

    A day of activities and displays to show our appreciation of Armed Forces past, present and future. Serving and veteran groups, cadet units, marching bands, flypast, re-enactors plus skirmish, entertainers, catering, beer tent, traders, charities, military vehicles from different eras, classic cars. Something for all the family and all ages.

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    Wisbech19 June 2016

    Wisbech AFD 2016

    A free event and open to all.  It will pay tribute to the service of local veterans and current serving service personnel and their families. The event will feature a display of military vehicles, stalls from local ex-Service Associations, a local Air Museum, local Cadet Forces, Military Charities and other…

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