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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    Andover25–25 June 2017

    Andover Armed Forces Day

    Something for the whole family with stalls, displays and live music. This is Andover’s chance to show its support for our Armed Forces past, present and future.

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    Articlave24 June 2017

    ARTICLAVE ARMED FORCES DAY

    This Community Fun day will include Stalls, Childrens’ Entertainment, Military exhibits, a Band, Sports competitions and fancy dress. We invite people in the Borough of Coleraine to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

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    Balmoral Estate24 June 2017

    Balmoral Challenge for Armed Forces Day

    Have a royal adventure on Armed Forces Day by taking on the Balmoral Challenge – an unmissable, new event for your team of four to take on one of three physically and mentally challenging routes on the stunning Balmoral Estate on 24 June 2017.   The event raises money for…

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    Barnstaple25 June 2017

    Fabulous Forties for Armed Forces Day 2017

    The Pannier Market in Barnstaple is the perfect venue to host a fabulous 1940s themed dinner dance event open to everyone. Come and enjoy live 1940s-themed entertainment, dinner, dancing, VIPs, military and themed displays, DJ, charity raffle/auction and more. There will be ‘early bird’ ticket offers and concessions for Armed…

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    Bristol24 June 2017

    South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

    Our 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 will be a parade assembling at 11:00am on Page Road by the Staple…

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    Cleethorpes30–2 June 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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    Cromer17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Cromer

    Many ex-Service organisations will attend including Cadet youth organisations and hopefully reps from local regular units. The Event will be opened at 10am by retired Brigadier and Mayor of Cromer. A large collection of militaria will be on display (Waterloo-WW2), and a Jeep will be placed outside the venue. Local…

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    Denton24–24 June 2017

    Tameside Armed Forces Day 2017

    Tameside’s Armed Forces Day has become a key highlight in our annual civic events calendar. The borough’s ex-service/service personnel their families and the borough’s military heritage remain high in our sense of civic pride. Tameside has joined-in the nationwide celebration of Armed Forces Day since its inception; growing the size…

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    East Grinstead24 June 2017

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

    The event commences with a short service of thanksgiving for all those who have died in giving service to our country. This will be followed by a display of marching, with military standards by the ATC Squadron. The ceremony will then be opened with a series of short addresses by…

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    Fawley24 June 2017

    Fawley Armed Forces Day

    Our event is a free family-friendly event to celebrate our Armed Forces and their families. We will have a selection Army vehicles and displays that members of the public and can view. We also hope to have an RAF fly-past and RAF parachute display. On top of this we will…

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    Felixstowe24–25 June 2017

    Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

    The seaside resort of Felixstowe has been chosen to host this year’s Suffolk Armed Forces event and will welcome service personnel, their families, the local community and visitors alike to celebrate the contribution made by our Armed Forces past and present. The weekend’s activities will be linked to a 350th…

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    Harpenden24 June 2017

    Harpenden Armed Forces Day 2017

    This is a free family fun day in conjunction with Harpenden Town Council. A number of military charities have been invited, along with the Mounted Troop of the Household Calvary, Army Air Corps, 3 Royal Anglian, Field Hospital from Hitchin, all three Cadet Units, RAF Parachute Display Team, Cold Stream…

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    Malvern24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Gala

    Malvern’s Armed Forces Day Gala will be held in Victoria Park, featuring: Marching Band, Brass Band, Field Gun Display, representatives from military groups, family fun such as inflatables and climbing walls, trading stalls, and food and drink stalls. Further details to be confirmed.

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    Mansfield25 June 2017

    Mansfield Armed Forces Day

    A celebration event to give and thanks to all the Armed Forces within the Mansfield area, but to also raise awareness of the different groups and show support for them, whilst encouraging interaction between all ages and communities.  The event is to be fun to encourage a party atmosphere but…

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    Peterborough24 June 2017

    Peterborough Armed Forces Day 2017

    Come along to a fun free day, in the heart of Peterborough. There will be performances, a parade, independent stalls, Military vehicles, Military Band, groups, charities, organisations involved with the Military, climbing wall, local schools involvement, local Cadets, Veterans, serving personnel, Pipe Bands, a flypast (weather permitting) and there will…

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    Plymouth24–25 June 2017

    Plymouth’s Armed Forces Weekend

    A spectacular and exciting weekend of entertainment, with air displays, parade, demonstrations, evening concert and activities for the whole family. Over the two days the Royal Navy, Army, RAF, Royal Marines and Veterans’ organisations, charities and the Emergency Services will showcase their services in a variety of ‘Villages’ set out…

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    Pontefract18 June 2017

    Wakefield Armed Forces Day

    We have another exciting day planned at Pontefract Park to celebrate Wakefield Armed Forces Day. The day will feature The Veterans Parade, a Fly Past from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Police Dog Display and some fantastic Community Group activities. There will be a Farmers Market and lots of…

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    Ringwood24 June 2017

    Ringwood Armed Forces Day

    Come and see re-enactors, Military Vehicles, Military Units from Marchwood and Blandford and Cadets from all 3 services. There will also be stalls and exhibits from SSAFA, Blesma, AWS, an Army Wives Choir, a Fly Past, Army Recruiters from Salisbury and local charitable groups who provide support services. There will…

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    Rushden17–19 June 2017

    Rushden Armed Forces Weekend

    A weekend of celebrations which will include, a parade through the town, a Battle of Britain Fly past, Chelsea Pensioners, serving regular and reserve members of our Armed Forces.  There will also be Youth organisations including the SCC field gun team. The Historic station will be open with train rides,…

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    Scunthorpe18 June 2017

    North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

    This is an Armed Forces Day event with participation from Armed Forces Units (both Regular and Reserve), Veterans and Cadet Units. There will be static displays and stalls, arena events much more. An RAF flypast will take place, and Royal Chelsea Pensioners will also be there.  Local groups representing the…

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    Spalding20 June 2017

    Armed Forces Celebration Day

    The Armed Forces Celebration will aim to raise awareness of the local Armed Forces members in the community by celebrating the impact they have on the community and beyond. It will give recognition to those currently serving, and past veterans. The event will include a presentation of Veterans Badges to…

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    Stoke-on-Trent25 June 2017

    North Staffs Armed Forces Celebration Day

    This will be an Armed Forces Celebration Day including a full military parade and Drumhead Service. A family celebration day on which friends and families are invited to march in the parade wearing family medals, along with serving military personnel, cadets , local school children, and scout groups.  There will…

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    Swanage24–25 June 2017

    Swanage Armed Forces Weekend

    Two days of celebration of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces including a locomotive naming ceremony at Swanage Railway Station (Sat 1100 TBC), military music and military themed stalls and events. Further information to follow.

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    Tiverton26–24 June 2017

    Tiverton Armed Forces Day

    We are hoping to have the following, though all still in the planning stages: Parade of veterans through the town. Recruitment stands in the market. Cadet recruitment stands in the market. Veterans telling their stories in and around the coffee shops, restaurants and bars in the town. Evening entertainment from…

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    Trowbridge24–25 June 2017

    Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations

    Wilts Armed Forces allows the public to learn more about past, present and future UK military forces. We show appreciation and respect to all serving and veteran personnel. With displays from marching bands, re-enactors, traders, fair rides, activities for all ages, military vehicles, parades , a drumhead service, flypasts, choirs…

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    Weymouth17–19 June 2017

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The 2017 Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations will take place from Saturday 17th June to Friday 23rd June, with the Service and Parade on Sunday 18th June on Weymouth Esplanade. 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the withdrawal of all British Forces from Aden and with this in mind,…

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    Whitby24 June 2017

    Whitby’s Armed Forces Day

    Whitby’s Armed Forces Day is a fun day for all the family to come along and celebrate what our Armed Forces do for us! There will be stalls, attractions and much more!

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    Wisbech18 June 2017

    Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2017

    The day will provide an opportunity for Wisbech to thank and show support for members of the Armed Forces past and present. The event will begin with an Opening Ceremony.  The main attractions will be stalls by local Ex-Services Associations and interested parties featuring displays and attractions.  There will also…

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