Saturday 25 June 2022

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Aberdeen25 June 2022

1) Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day Parade

A parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands and vintage military vehicles march down Union Street from 11:00 , finishing at the Castlegate. Aberdeen’s Lord Provost and invited dignitaries from the armed forces will take the salute outside The…

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ALDBURY25 June 2022

2) 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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Aldershot25 June 2022

3) Armed Forces Day Prom in the Park

Hundreds of people will be waving their Union flags and singing along in celebration of our troops at Aldershot’s new free Armed Forces Day Prom in the Park on Saturday 25 June, from 2.30-6pm in Princes Gardens. Bring your flags, rugs, picnics, friends and family to enjoy the mix of…

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Ayr18 June 2022

5) The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park

The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park event is a hugely popular family fun day on Ayr Low Green on Saturday 18th June 2022 with something for everyone to enjoy. This event incorporates Armed Forces Day with the annual Holy Fair and Pipe Band contest which…

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Banbridge 18 June 2022

6) Armed Forces Day NI 2022

Red Arrows and Red Hot Chilli Pipers headline Armed Forces Day celebrations in Banbridge Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is set to host a mega military and musical spectacular as it leads the region in organising this year’s Armed Forces Day celebrations in Banbridge on Saturday 18 June…

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Barnstaple26 June 2022

7) Barnstaple Armed Forces Celebration

A 1940’s themed celebration of the Armed Forces, hosted by The Veterans Charity and featuring music and dancing, vehicles and displays, refreshments, Veterans, regional military units and static reenactments.

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Basingstoke25 June 2022

8) 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. A free public event based around the arrival at noon…

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Beverley3 July 2022

10) 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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Bicester25 June 2022

11) Family Fun Day in association with Armed Forces Day

The event will celebrate Armed Forces Day with free entry for all and be a chance for residents to relax and have some fun. There will be a host of activities, fair rides, music, entertainment and a fun dog show. Local charities, community groups and organisations will have activity stalls/…

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Bickton25 June 2022

12) Armed Forces Farming Day

Representing the armed forces engagement with agriculture, Forces Farming will be giving you an insight into food and farming. Come and meet some of our sheep, cows, chickens, goats and horses. Tractors and machinery on show too including a career path to retrain as an agricultural engineer.

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Birmingham25 June 2022

13) Armed Forces Day at Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Every Armed Forces Day Birmingham Museums Trust offers free entry to all of our sites to members of the Armed Forces Community. This year in honour of our Volunteering for Veterans program we will be setting up activities across Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum to celebrate the display of a Cyclone…

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Birmingham25 June 2022

14) WEoley Castle Birmingham Armed Forces Day 2022

Form Up Parade on Weoley Castle Square at 13:00pm (approx.) This will include Veteran Associations, Reservists, Cadets, Regimental Standard Bearers and Association Standard Bearers. At approximately 13:30pm the Parade will March down Somerford Road to the Weoley Castle Public House and Form Up on the Car Park for a Parade…

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Birmingham2 July 2022

15) Windrush & Caribbean Armed Forces day

This unique event presents an opportunity to pay tribute to Caribbean service personnel and veterans. The Caribbean has a strong link to the British military dating back over 400 years . The event will consist of Current serving and Ex service veterans from all branches of the services and will…

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Bishop Auckland25 June 2022

16) 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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Blackpool25 June 2022

18) Blackpool Armed Forces Day

As part of Blackpool’s Armed Forces Week enjoy a full day of family fun to celebrate Armed Forces Day at Hangar 42 Spitfire Visitor Centre! Hangar 42 was constructed in 1939 for the Royal Air Force and has been relatively untouched since 1945, retaining many original features. The Visitor Centre…

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Blandford St Mary25 June 2022

19) Blandford Armed Forces and Veterans Community Day

The Blandford and District Branch of the Royal British Legion is celebrating Armed Forces Day. The event invites local residents near and far to the Legion site to meet Armed Forces veterans, reservists and cadets. Come along and visit, meet old friends and maybe make new ones. Everyone welcome, free…

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Bognor Regis18 June 2022

20) 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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Bradford25 June 2022

22) Bradford Armed Forces Day Event

Our event will commence with a special Drum Head Service and will be followed by our Lord Mayor then opening the celebratory event to the Armed Forces Community and the public. We will have music, stalls, food concessions, displays about the role and contribution of the Armed Forces Community across…

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Bradford25 June 2022

23) Bradford District Armed Forces Day Event

Our event will commence with a special Drum Head Service and will be followed by our Lord Mayor opening the celebratory event to the Armed Forces Community and the public. We will have music, stalls, food concessions, displays about the role and contribution of the Armed Forces Community across the…

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Bradford25 June 2022

24) SHAPE-UK Commonwealth Cadre Armed Forces Day

The event will remember the contribution of Armed Forces Personnel from the different communities who participated in all campaigns for Great Britain. This year which celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee year will focus on the Commonwealth Contribution. There will be stalls with different activities and information on…

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Bradwell On sea25 June 2022

25) Armed Forces Day

Information stand re RAF Bradwell Bay and 2 Talks 11:00 A History of RAF Bradwell Bay 14:00 On This Day at RAF Bradwell Bay Find out what happened on 25th June 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945 Based on Official Operational Record Books

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Burton-on-Trent25–26 June 2022

26) Armed Forces Weekend

The Arboretum, part of The Royal British Legion, has supported Armed Forces Day since 2009. In that time our experienced team have developed our event format from one day to a full weekend, broadened content and driven growth in participation from under 5,000 visitors in 2014 to nearly 12,000 in…

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Camberley18 June 2022

27) Camberley Armed Forces Day

The day will be filled street entertainment and free family activities across the town centre! There will be FREE face painting and a market over on the High Street along with plenty of other free activities to get involved with! We will be celebrating our Camberley Heroes, including Armed Forces,…

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Cleethorpes24–26 June 2022

28) North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2022

North East Lincolnshire’s Armed Forces weekend (AFD21) will be held on Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2022 and will be a true public Post-Covid19 UNIFIER to keep the UK Armed Forces Community (Serving military, reservists, veterans and cadets with their families) in the PUBLIC EYE. We are…

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Cobham23 June 2022

29) Cobham -Thank You to Our Armed Forces

Complimentary Tea or coffee with Cream Tea Complimentary hand and arm massages by Compassionate hands Entertainment Decorations EBC museum with historical artefacts

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Cowes19–26 June 2022

31) Supporting Wounded Veterans Ocean Challenge for Armed Forces’s Veterans

Sailing event for veterans of the Armed Forces, organised by Supporting Wounded Veterans charity. Three days of sailing and training around the Solent with opportunities for the public to visit a boat, receive information and speak with veterans in the various harbours around the Solent. A regatta for veterans on…

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Crewe25–26 June 2022

32) 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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Cromer25 June 2022

33) Cromer Armed Forces Day

Following a gap of two years, the most popular and well attended Armed Forces Day in North Norfolk returns once more. With the usual stalls from the Royal British Legion, the Poppy Appeal and displays from military model makers, there will be many other representatives from the military family –…

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Work Colleague20–25 June 2022

34) Raise the Flag for Armed Forces

The event is an opportunity for the public to come together to say thankyou to all those servicemen and women present and past by Raising the Flag at a short ceremony on the Market Square, Darlington. There will be a parade from the Town Hall to the Market Square of…

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Dawlish25 June 2022

35) Armed Forces Day Parade in Dawlish

Dawlish will be having an Armed Forces Day parade which will start at the Manor House (Town Council Offices) at 11am on Saturday 25th June. The parade will pass the Royal British Legion Club and process down the Strand (the main shopping street) onto the Lawn where there is a…

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Denton25 June 2022

36) 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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Dorchester25 June 2022

39) Armed Forces Day at The Keep, Dorchester

Join us for this years Armed Forces Day at The Keep Military Museum in Dorchester. Enjoy free entry to the museum for one day only and show your support for our Armed Forces. A whole host of additional activities and things to see and do will be available, please see…

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douglas18 June 2022

40) 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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East Grinstead25 June 2022

41) East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

There is a short commemoration service at the memorial followed by displays by Cadet Forces and reserve forces as well as a Buffet lunch for veterans.

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EASTBOURNE25 June 2022

42) Eastbourne Armed Forces Day 22

Various stalls selling lots of different wares,military vehicles, live bands, dog show sea and marine cadet displays in main arena veterans parade, field kitchen fully operational, hopefully parachute display team will drop in, over 40 stalls childrens fairwith candyfloss,ice creamvan,burgers, pizzas,hot dogs, VIPs message.

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Eccles25 June 2022

43) Armed Forces Parade & Family Fun Day

Salford is planning a number of fun activities ranging from small children’s rides, face painting, climbing wall, magician and lots of other entertainment. Forming part of the event will be a Parade; starting from Dukes Drive Car Park, off Parrin Lane, Monton, Eccles concluding at Winton Park, Dover Street, Eccles.

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Edinburgh18 June 2022

44) BRAVEHOUND’s annual Armed Forces Day Dog SHow

BRAVEHOUND’s annual ARMED FORCES DAY DOG SHOW Military charity BRAVEHOUND present their annual Dog Show- where BRAVEHOUND assistance and companion dogs and the veterans they are partnered with get together, meet the public and enjoy a family day for the whole community and their dogs! Representatives of all three branches…

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Ely26–25 June 2022

46) Armed Forces Day

Celebrate Armed Forces Day with emphasis on local youth groups, Cambs Regt and other charitable organisations

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Faversham25 June 2022

48) 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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Southampton18 June 2022

49) Fawley Armed Forces Day

Fawley Armed Forces Day is back for 2022 after a 2 year hiatus we are back for our 9th year. We will have Live Music, Military Vehicles, Food Stalls, Bar, Fun Fair, Archery have a go, Bouncy Castles, Trade Stalls, Helicopter (subject to weather), Military Displays, Petting Farm and so…

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Friskney25 June 2022

50) Armed Forces Day – Tea at the Park

Armed Forces Day – Tea at the Park 2022, promises to be another fun filled day for all the family. Following on from our success last year – we hope that the 2022 event will be even bigger and better. We will have live music from the era to listen…

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Gillingham25 June 2022

51) 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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Gloucester25 June 2022

52) Gloucester City Armed Forces Day

A PARADE 12:30 pm from Gloucester Cathedral to the front of Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum at Gloucester Docks. Featuring a Military Band subject to successful application. FAMILY DAY From 12.30 pm to 5 pm Visit the stalls & displays at The Docks!. Stalls hoped to include include Reserves, Cadets, Military…

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Cranbrook2 July 2022

53) Goudhurst Armed Forces Day

WWII Singers Band/s Drum Head Service at the memorial Cadets and veterans attending with possibly some current service personnel subject to availability Military vehicle gathering Stalls

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Great Malvern26 June 2022

54) Armed Forces Day Event

The event is open for all ages of the community and will encompass family entertainment, involve youth and community cadet groups. Local charities such as Malvern Salvation Army, Poppy Appeal, SSAFA, British Red Cross and those that were associated with the forces such as Quakers all providing information. Music from…

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Greenhithe18 June 2022

55) 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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Greenhithe18 June 2022

56) Greenhithe Armed Forces Day 2022

This is an annual community day which invites local residents to the Legion site to meet Armed Forces veterans, reservists and cadets. The event also offers local groups to raise funds for local charities including the Poppy Appeal.

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Dover25–26 June 2022

57) 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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Hadleigh23 June 2022

59) Thanks to Suffolk Armed Forces

This community event is a celebration of Suffolk’s armed forces. At 5pm there will be a small ‘static’ parade of detachments from across Suffolk, including Wattisham and Woodbridge bases. Parade inspection will be led by the Suffolk Lord Lieutenant, and few words of thanks will be given by the Chairman…

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Headcorn18 June 2022

60) Headcorn Armed Forces Day

Flying training, fixed wing and Helicopter Microlight Flying Parachuting Model Flying As well as some WWII iconic aircraft. There will be a chance to meet cadets, service personnel and Veterans. There will also be tank rides (FV432) and other activities for the public to take part in or view.

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Hednesford25 June 2022

61) Cannock Chase Armed Forces Day of Challenges

Cannock Chase Armed Forces Day of Challenges is a free event providing free challenges, activities and entertainment for Armed Forces personnel, their families and the local community. There will be a variety of challenges for all ages and abilities to test their wits and physical ability against each other. There…

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Hemel Hempstead25 June 2022

62) Dacorums Armed Forces Day

Dacorum would like to welcome everyone to join them for their Armed Forces Day celebrations taking place in Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead. This event will be a chance to recognise the work of the Armed Forces whilst also welcoming the community together. There will be interactive activities for everyone to…

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Henley-on-Thames25 June 2022

63) Henley-on-Thames Community Poppy Appeal for Armed Forces Day

FREE event organised by the Henley-on-Thames Community Poppy Appeal. – Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra will be serenading the crowds – Classic military vehicles – RBL stall with many Poppy stuff including special Poppy lapel pins commemorating the Falklands conflict’s 40th anniversary and Her Majesty’s Platinum jubilee

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High Wycombe20–24 June 2022

64) BNU Armed Forces Week Exhibition

Buckinghamshire New University is hosting a free public exhibition for Armed Forces Week to support the military community from Buckinghamshire and celebrate BNU’s contribution to the defence sector. The exhibition will showcase: the role of Wycombe, wider Buckinghamshire and its residents both during and post-wartimes; the contributions of BNU’s serving…

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Himley26 June 2022

65) Armed Forces Day

A free family event to celebrate our armed forces community past and present. The day will include a parachute jump by the Wings Parachute Display Team, an RAF BBMF Lancaster flypast, Lily & Lolly’s Ultimate Vintage & Craft Fayres and All About Swing will be hosting dance lessons throughout the…

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Hinckley25 June 2022

66) Armed Forces Day and Falkland 40th Anniversary Commemoration

Armed Forces Day and Falkland 40th Anniversary Commemoration In partnership with the Hinckley combined Armed Forces and Veterans Community. Free event where everyone is welcome to come and thank our past and present serving armed forces with a service at 11am led by Revd Ian Hill from Churches Together with…

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Kingston upon Hull18–25 June 2022

67) Armed Forces Weekend Falkland 40 Commemoration

This event is being organised to celebrate our armed forces and to showcase the work that takes place within the city to support our armed forces community. The event will commemorate the 40 anniversary of the Falklands and recognise the part Hull played. It will be the first major event…

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HULL26 June 2022

68) Hull KR Armed Forces Day

Hull KR Armed Forces Day will be a celebration of the amazing work done by our armed forces, past and present. The event will be held at Sewell Group Craven Park, the home of Hull Kingston Rovers Rugby League Football Club. The day will include live entertainment, events, competitions for…

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Leeds25 June 2022

69) Harehills Park Armed Forces Bowls and Tea Party

We will host a community get together in Harehills Park Bowling Greens with live music, entertainment, bowls competition, raffles, face painting, character appearances and food for all. This event is for people of all ages and families with children are welcome as are grandparents and pets. Please ensure dogs are…

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Leeds2 July 2022

70) 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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Letchworth Garden City25 June 2022

71) Letchworth Garden City Armed Forces Day

Letchworth Garden City Armed Forces Day With representatives from the Armed Forces, young cadets will parade, and compete for the coveted Challenge Shield, set in the centre of Letchworth Garden City’s wonderful Broadway Gardens, the public are invited to join us for a day of entertainment, stalls, funfair and an…

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Leyland20 June 2022

72) Armed Forces Flag Flying Ceremony

We have a brief flag flying ceremony in the Peace Garden at the Civic Centre. The Armed Forces Flag will be flown by the Deputy Mayor and Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire. The local primary schools have been invited as have the uniformed organisations within South Ribble. Refreshments will then be…

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Littlehampton25 June 2022

73) 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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Llandrindod Wells25 June 2022

74) Armed Forces Day at Ysgol Trefonnen

Ex personnel wearing uniform, involvement of the town cryer, local mayor and British Legion. Picnic on the school field. Army vehicles on display in school car park. Children in WW2 costume. Artifacts on display. We are in the early stages of planning at the moment.

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Llanelli25 June 2022

75) Llanelli Armed Forces Day

Veterans, Armed forces & Cadet forces march through town and parade of standards, Drum head service including FI 40th Service & Male & Mixed Voice choir. Starting at 10am through to 2pm followed by Llanelli town 80s festival with live music, dj and street entertainment Static military displays, trade stands…

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Loughborough25 June 2022

77) Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

Charnwood Borough Council is proud to be once again organising a range of entertainment and attractions to recognise our Armed Forces. Regular contributors the Charnwood Veterans’ Breakfast Club, the local Army Reserve Centre staff, Royal British Legion bikers and the Land Rover Club will be making a welcome return. As…

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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

82) “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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Leigh25 June 2022

84) Wigan and Leigh Armed Forces Day

Leigh Civic Sq will host years Armed Forces Day Celebration . Come and show your support, line the route and salute the borough’s service personnel as they parade through the town. The parade will be followed by a day of attractions, stalls and amusements on the Civic Sq supported by…

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Marston Moretaine25 June 2022

85) Captain Tom Foundation Armed Forces Celebration

The Captain Tom Foundation would like to show their support on this day as this cause is very close to the Foundation’s and families hearts, with Captain Tom being a veteran and fighting for his country in the second world war. It is also very close to our Captain Tom…

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Merriott25 June 2022

86) 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

88) 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 upon Tyne25 June 2022

89) Altogether for Armed Forces Day

A fun filled day when local residents can get together with members of our Armed Forces Family to say thank you for their dedication and service to our city. Attractions and activities include military displays, fairground rides, competitions and much more.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme25 June 2022

90) 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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Newport2 July 2022

91) Armed Forces Day

– 11:15 – Parade of bands service personal, Veterans, Standard Bearers & Cadets from Drill Hall to the Quay – Salute Taken by LL followed by the opening Ceremony by IWC Chair and then Blessing from County Legion Chaplain. Someone (Possibly a vet) to then speak about the Falkland’s 40.…

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Northrepps25 June 2022

92) 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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Odiham25 June 2022

94) Odiham Armed Forces Day music event

Odiham has a proud history of being home to the UK’s Chinook Force. Community group ‘InOdiham’ would like to show our respect and appreciation for our UK Armed Forces by organizing a music event to bring together our community and the serving personnel of the RAF Base and their families.…

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Peterborough25 June 2022

95) Peterborough City Armed Forces Day

Parade and representation from local reserve and regular units (158 RLC and RAF Wittering), veterans , the Band of the Royal Anglian Regiment and other interested parties. Stalls for local veteran owned businesses and Armed Forces support organisations. Engagement with schools and inclusion of singer for part of the day.

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Plymouth25 June 2022

96) 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

97) 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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Pontypridd18 June 2022

98) Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day takes place in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd. This is the seventh annual Armed Forces Day event that Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council have organised. This is a one-day event with FREE admission. The event comprises of a number of elements which begin with a parade…

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Portsmouth25 June 2022

99) Portsmouth Armed Forces Day 2022

Armed Forced Day will take place on Saturday 25th June 2022 in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Raising the Armed Forces Flag 17th June in Guildhall Square with full RBL standards on parade. Arena displays opposite HMS Victory to include Junior Field Gun competition (Plymouth schools) Adult Field Gun demonstration Tigers motorcycle…

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Ramsgate25–26 June 2022

100) 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

101) 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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Redcar25 June 2022

102) Redcar & Cleveland Armed Forces Day

Redcar & Cleveland Armed Forces Day is our chance to show our support for the Armed Forces Community. We plan to have a parade of military personnel – both past and present, together with cadet forces. There will be entertainment for all ages, with music and singers; cadet drill displays;…

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Richmond25 June 2022

103) 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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Ross-on-Wye25 June 2022

104) Ross-on-Wye Armed Forces Day 2022

Ross-on-Wye is the designated lead town for Herefordshire Armed Forces Day and we are planning a day’s community celebration at the riverside on the Rope Walk. Activities will include music / military bands, food, drink, military displays/re-enactments plus demonstrations from local organisations including Sea Cadets, Army Cadet Force, Air Training…

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Rotherham25 June 2022

105) Rotherham Armed Forces Day

The event will be attended by the Mayor of Rotherham, VIPs and senior officials. A flypast will take place (subject to confirmation from the RAF Air Events Team).

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Rushden25 June 2022

106) 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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Swinton20 June 2022

107) Salford Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony

Salford City Council will be raising the Armed Forces Day flag with a ceremony led by the Lord Lieutenants office and Ceremonial Mayor’s office. The event will take place on the front steps of Swinton Town Hall.

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Salisbury26 June 2022

108) Armed Forces Day

Salisbury City Council will be hosting its annual free event – to mark Armed Forces Day 2022. The event offers a chance for Salisbury residents to support the past, present and future of the Armed Forces and its community. There will be street food to enjoy, military displays, army charities…

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SALISBURY26 June 2022

109) Armed Forces Day Salisbury

Salisbury City Council will host their annual Armed Forces Day event on Sunday 26 June in Salisbury Market Place, Guildhall and Guildhall Square from 10am until 4pm. The FREE event offers a chance for city residents to support the past, present and future of the Armed Forces and its community.…

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Scampton25 June 2022

110) 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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Scarborough25 June 2022

111) Scarborough Armed Forces National Event 2022

Scarborough is proud to host the Armed Forces Day National Event 2022 to be held on Saturday 25 June 2022 in North and South Bay, Scarborough. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently…

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Scunthorpe18 June 2022

112) North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2022

North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2022 will recognise the contribution of our Armed Forces and thank them for their service. The day will begin with a parade of serving personnel, veterans and cadets. There will be live music, arena displays and plenty of fun family activities. We will be joined…

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dronfield26–25 June 2022

113) Armed Forces Evening

An evening event featuring the Vintage Harmony Trio the BLUEBIRDS. There will be dancing and dressing in vintage uniform and outfits of the age. Organised by Lindy Hop Sheffield .

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Shippon2 July 2022

114) 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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Sleaford20 June 2022

115) Armed Forces Flag Raising and Veterans Badge Award Service

We begin our celebrations with the traditional Armed Forces Flag Raising service in the Grounds of St Deny’s Church, alongside Sleaford Market Place at 10.30am on the 20th June. We aim to have a Veteran Bugler and be attended (subject to Covid-19 restrictions in place on this date) by representatives…

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South Shields19 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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Fawley18 June 2022

117) Fawley Armed Forces Day

Fawley Armed Forces Day is back for its 9th year AGAIN!! After being cancelled the last 2 year’s we are hoping to put on an amazing event for our local community. Nearby Military personnel will be in attendance, Local bands will be playing, Food stalls, Local businesses will have stalls,…

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Southport26 June 2022

118) Southport Armed Forces Day

Sunday 26th June Local Veterans from SSAFA Sefton (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold 2021 Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall. Starting the event off with a Drumhead Service at 11:00…

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Spennymoor18 June 2022

119) 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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St Helens18 June 2022

120) St Helens Armed Forces Day

St.Helens Armed Forces Day 2022 celebrates the local Armed Forces Community. There will be a Military Parade at 12 p.m., which is followed by a packed programme of events. These include a Falklands 40 display, British Army displays from local Merseyside and Manchester Regiments, Military Vehicles, Military Bands, Vintage Military…

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Stanley26–25 June 2022

121) Armed Forces Day – Stanley

Stanley Armed Forces Day, will be family focused event celebrating the Armed Forces, including serving armed forces, cadets and veterans. We will have as much of the armed forces present as possible, including local veterans organisations, charities and cadet forces. In addition we will have displays, activities and armed forces…

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Stockport25 June 2022

122) 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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Stockton-on-Tees30 June 2022

123) Stockton-on-Tees Armed Forces Day & Freedom Event

Stockton-on-Tees will be celebrating Armed Forces Day with a Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday 20 June, and a special Armed Forces Day and Freedom Event on Thursday 30 June. The event on Thursday 30 June will include Armed Forces displays and information stands from a range of military and support…

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Swanley25 June 2022

126) 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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Telford25 June 2022

128) 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

129) 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

131) 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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Torquay18 June 2022

132) Torbay Armed Forces Day

A great day to be had on the beautiful Babbacombe downs,Torquay Celebrating our Armed Forces, Veterans, Cadets and families. Military displays, full day of entertainment in the Marque, Bar, Hog roast and lots more. Parade at 11 for the march past.

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Torquay18 June 2022

133) Torbay Armed Forces Day

Torbay Armed Forces Day is organised by the Veterans of Torbay ( Torbay Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club) In 2019 we took over this event from Torbay council, Situated on the beautiful Babbacombe down in Torquay a fitting venue to salute our Armed Forces, Veterans, Cadets and family’s. A…

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Trimdon Grange25 June 2022

134) Family, Health & Wellbeing Armed Forces Fun Day

As in past 2 events we have held we involve the whole community from birth to seniors, inviting local veterans and uniformed services along and local community groups to showcase and gain interest in their services. Fun show rides for all the local children, sporting games for families, refreshments for…

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Uppermill22 June 2022

135) Armed Forces and Military Veteran Celebration

Join us at this free community event to thank our Armed Forces for the services they provide to the country and to find out more about NHS service available to Military Veterans. More details to follow…

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Van18–27 June 2022

136) Armed Forces Celebration Day

At Caffi Clywedog, we will be celebrating Armed Forces Day alongside the veterans who attend our arts workshops. We will be showcasing some of the artistic works that have been produced over the last year from participating veterans, including works of stone-carving, photography, and textiles, as well as featuring food…

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Wellingborough25 June 2022

138) Wellingborough Armed Forces day

Wellingborough will be holding an Armed Forces Day event on Saturday 25th June 2022. The day will start with raising the Armed Forces Flag at 10:00 within Bassett’s Close (Park). Free entry Includes the celebration of RBL Wellingborough & District Centenary 1922 -2022 Throughout the day entertainment along with stalls.…

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Wellingborough25 June 2022

139) Wellingborough Armed Forces Day

Wellingborough will be holding an Armed Forces Day Parade Event on Saturday 25th June 2022. The day will start with raising the Armed Forces Flag at 10:00 within Bassett’s Close (Park). Throughout the day entertainment along with stalls. AFD event is organised in association with Wellingborough Town Council, RBL Wellingborough…

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West Bromwich22 June 2022

141) Armed Forces Reserves Day

Join the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, members of the West Midland Reserve Forces & Cadets Association, Reserves and local businesses for breakfast, to celebrate Armed Forces Reserves Day – Discover all you need to know about our Armed Forces Reserves and their role in defense and business. There is…

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Weston-super-Mare25–26 June 2022

142) 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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Weymouth18–20 June 2022

143) Weymouth Armed Forces and Veterans Celebration

The Weymouth Armed Forces weekend is a celebration of the Armed Forces, Past, Present and Future. With displays, music of the era, historic military vehicles, charity / awareness / information stands. On Sunday 19th June at 11 am, the Seafront will host the Open Air Service and Parade with over…

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Whitby25 June 2022

144) Whitby Armed Forces Day

The event is a fun filled family day which enables the various forces association, veterans, cadets and service personnel the opportunity to promote and inform the public of the work they carry out. As Scarborough is hosting the National Armed Forces Day, Whitby as part of the borough will be…

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Wigan24 June 2022

145) 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

146) 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

147) 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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Wolverhampton25 June 2022

148) City of Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

This free, family-fun event is open to all and is a celebration of our armed forces community and an opportunity to say thank you for all they do for our city and the country. The event will host a fun fair, a range of food stalls and bars as well…

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Workington25 June 2022

149) Workington Armed Forces Day

1000 Tea and Coffee in the club followed by a parade starting from the center of the town; marching through the town to the Memorial in Vulcans park. There will be a short service followed by the march back through the town culminating at Workington royal British Legion Club. Lunch…

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Worthing25 June 2022

150) Worthing Armed Forces Day 2022

Marching band, Military displays, Military Vehicles, Military stalls, music and dance, Battle of Britain Flypast plus local charity stands.

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Wrexham18 June 2022

151) Armed Forces Day in Wales

There will be a march from Hightown Barracks to the Guildhall in Wrexham with a short parade to start the day. Various displays and musical performances will be taking place in front of the Guildhall at Llwyn Isaf and at Queen’s Square and to close we will be holding a…

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Wyton25 June 2022

152) RAF Wyton Armed Forces Day

This year RAF Wyton will be hosting an armed forces day celebration on 25 June 2022 on the Airfield. The event is open to all, including people from the local area. The event area will accessible from 1000 and close at 1630 with the BBMF Lancaster Display.   RAF Wyton…

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York20–25 June 2022

153) Celebrating our Armed Forces Community

We are producing a booklet with special offers from business across the City, A celebration at the local army barracks, a flag raising event at the Mansion House, Special trip for veterans during armed forces week to the National Memorial Arboretum, Events at our Military breakfast clubs and city centre…

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