Saturday 24 June 2017

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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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    1 July 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY COMMUNITY CONCERT

    Following on from last year’s successful Armed Forces Day Community Concert on Mersea Island, this year Alfie James Productions will be hoping to develop the event further by taking to the stage at The Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford. The free variety event will include local musicians, schools, colleges and community organisations/clubs…

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    1–2 July 2017

    Beverley Armed Forces Day Celebrating 80 Years of Military History

    Beverley Armed Forces Day will this year work with the Defence School of Transport to celebrate 80 years since the first operational Squadron used the site and 40 years since the Military driving school was founded. There will be Military Bands and displays with BBMF fly past, Military vehicle and…

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    1 July 2017

    Dundee Armed Forces Day 2017

    Dundee has hosted an Armed Forces Day ever since it was created. Our event will bring serving forces TA and cadets together with our local veterans organisations to show case the military family past present and future. We start our event with youth participants entertaining the public with music and…

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    1 July 2017

    Dacorum Armed Forces Day 2017

    On the 1st July, Dacorum Borough Council will be putting on a free outdoor event at Gadebridge Park (Hemel Hempstead) from 11am – 4pm with arena entertainment such as the Royal Signals Motorcycle Display team ‘The White Helmets’, fairground rides, local community group stalls and refreshments for all of the…

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    1 July 2017

    Torbay Armed Forces Day

    We are hoping to create a wonderful family event which is very much supported by the local community. We are working again with the local businesses in the area to help secure support for the event. This all adds to the splendour of the event and gives a wonderful community…

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    1 July 2017

    Armed Forces and Summer Fayre

    The event is for the Erskine residents, their families and the local community. Many people don’t know that Erskine exists in the East and we would like to change that.

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    1 July 2017

    Armed Forces Day RCT

    Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is commemorating Armed Forces Day with a special family event in Aberdare Park. The Council will once again be recognising and marking this special day as it continues to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The event will open with the unveiling of a…

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    1 July 2017

    Dorchester Armed Forces Day

    Veterans and cadets will march to the Borough Gardens and followed by WWII vehicles. The march will start in West Walks at 1335 and proceed into the Borough Gardens where there will be an open air Civic Service at 1345. After the service, the Mayor of Dorchester will present veterans…

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    1 July 2017

    Armed Forces Day commemorating the role of dogs

    A dog show with display team commemorating the role of dogs in the armed forces. Current and former members of the armed forces – dog handlers and trainers. Demonstrations and an open dog show commemorating the role of dogs from the First World War to the present day.

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    1 July 2017

    Syrians in Leeds Salute the Armed Forces

    The Syrian Kitchen in Leeds, which has been run for 4 years by Syrian refugees, will host the event and cook meals for All Hallows Church attendees, the homeless, and Armed Forces personnel, in a manner of showing appreciation for the British Armed Forces who help in humanitarian service for…

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    1 July 2017

    Merseyside Armed Forces Celebration Jamboree

    We intend to organise an Armed Forces awareness day at the Kensington Community Sports Centre in Liverpool that will bring together community leaders and members, some veterans and cadets and their family members. The location has multicultural mix of people. It also has bus and disabled access. We will be…

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    Aberdeen1 July 2017

    SCOTAFRIQUE – ARMED FORCES EDITION

    SCOTAFRIQUE is a collaboration event that will highlight and celebrate the creativity amongst the African-Black and Scottish communities across Aberdeen and the Shire region. The event will bring together selections of creatives working together as one team. Make Up Artists, Fashion Designers, Film/Video Professionals, Photographers, Wedding and Event Planners, Musicians,…

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    Birmingham1 July 2017

    Olive Branch Armed Forces Day Celebration Event

    The aims and objectives of the Olive Branch Armed Forces Day Celebration Event will be to: Recognise and raise awareness of the contribution made by the Armed Forces, including serving forces, veterans and cadets. Show local veterans from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds that they are valued and respected.…

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    Birmingham5 July 2017

    Tile Cross Academy community honour the Armed Forces

    The school are part of the Cadet Expansion programme and are partnered with TS Stirling Sea Cadets. Pupils will be able to join from April 2017. We want to hold a special day in school that will celebrate the Armed Forces, as well as our new cadet initiative and the…

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    Cleethorpes30 June–2 July 2017

    North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2017

    Following the complete success of the 8th Armed Forces Day National Event 2016 (AFDNE16) in North East Lincolnshire at Cleethorpes, we intend to secure its legacy and continued support for our Armed Forces across the region. Updates will be provided over the coming months; it is intended to deliver a…

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    Coventry1 July 2017

    Big Lunch with Armed Forces in Canley

    Come and join a Community Big Lunch, hosted by the Canley Stakeholders Group to celebrate the diversity of Coventry over fun and food. There will be raffle prizes, a variety of stalls and fun activities. Just bring your own picnic and potluck dessert for sharing with everyone and enjoy. The…

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    Eaton Ford1 July–1 January 2017

    St Neots Armed Forces Day Gala

    Opening ceremony and flag raising, Military Displays, stage entertainment, stallholders, food outlets, RAF flypast, WWI Field Hospital, RAF Flypast, Big Band, dance groups, all with a 1940s theme. This event is free for the public to attend and attracts over 4,000 people on the day.

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    Hartlepool1 July 2017

    Hartlepool Armed Forces Day

    There will be a display of military equipment from our three Services. This will include a climbing wall, miniature assault course, and personnel from the Armed Forces to meet. We will also have Air, Sea and Army Cadets to chat to. Our veterans will be invited to the event wearing…

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    Hull1 July 2017

    Armed Forces And Veterans Family Fun Day

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Barkers Breakfast Club, the Armed forces Breakfast club in Hull, we proudly present the inaugural Armed Forces Veterans Family Fun day. This will take place on the 1st of July 2017 at the Goodfellowship Inn. There will be stalls from military charities, classic…

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    Neyland29–30 June 2017

    Supporting our Armed Forces community -from past to present

    We will present interactive activities to demonstrate how the Armed Forces were supported by the families and wider community in Neyland, comparing the beginning of the last century to what that looks like today. Through interactive music demonstrations, where the school community can participate in singing activities. Food will be…

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    Norwich1–2 July 2017

    Armed Forces Veterans Ball

    For Armed forces Day we are hoping to hold The Armed Forces Veterans Ball at RAF Marham, funding pending. The Ball will include a sit down meal and live music and will be for veterans, current serving personnel and their partners. This event will also coincide with the relaunch of…

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    Stalybridge1 July 2017

    Tiny Armed Forces

    Tiny Armed Forces is a promenade theatre event. This is an open air performance raising awareness of family life for Army veterans. It is told through the eyes of children and will ask the audience to follow a path around the park where there will be performances exploring the impact…

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    Thurnscoe29 June–29 January 2017

    Celebration of the Armed Forces, BBQ and Disco

    We would like to promote the Armed Forces, the work they have done and continue to do by running activities such as arts and crafts and discovery sessions over a number of weeks. We run a family weekend camp which has a theme every year, this year we would like…

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