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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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    Our event is to celebrate Armed Forces Day as the district comes together to celebrate a range of events for everyone. We will have Army Reserves, Local Cadets, Climbing Wall, Historic Military Vehicles, Heroes Raffle Draw, Military Modelling, Exhibitions and Jazz Band. We look forward to seeing you at our…

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    23 June 2017

    West Lothian Armed Forces Day 2017

    We have a fun-packed event being planned with a variety of entertainment items (performances from local artists), activities (e.g. climbing wall, inflatable assault course, etc.), demonstrations (by the local Cadet Forces), information stalls (from service-related organisations and charities), parade, beating the retreat and ceremonial sunset. The event is a public…

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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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    23–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

    This is a 3 day event, held on the Rec ground Seaburn. The weekend is designed for all the family to attend different events throughout the weekend to celebrate our Armed Forces. Fri 6 pm – Opening: Armed Forces Concert , sing-a-long , flag waving , patriotic evening Sat 10am…

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    24 June 2017

    PHOENIX FANFARE ARMED FORCES DAY EVENT

    579 Field Squadron (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) of the Royal Engineers are holding an Armed Forces Day event to be held at Phoenix House (Sqn HQ, Royal Tunbridge Wells (RTW)) on Saturday 24 June 2017 to coincide with the wider AFD events regionally and nationally. The local communities of Southborough and…

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    24 June 2017

    Haverhill Armed Forces Day

    A community celebration of Armed Forces. Military Vehicles, Uniformed Groups, music and dance displays, children activities, stalls. Flag Raising Ceremony.

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    17 June 2017

    Stirling Armed Forces Day 2017

    Come and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment in Stirling’s historic King’s Park and show your support for our Armed Forces. Entrance is free and the entertainment programme is packed with a parade, military displays, music, dancing and plenty of interactive fun to keep the whole family…

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    17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Veterans and Voices Concert

    Armed Forces Veterans and Voices – a concert to mark the start of Armed Forces Week. It will include the Veterans in Communities (VIC) Singing Group, members of whom are ex-services personnel, a local primary school choir, Haslingden and Helmshore Brass Band and a local soloist. The event will celebrate…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Awareness and Appreciation Day

    Our event will be open to the whole community giving them the chance to learn about the fantastic work that the armed forces do. We will have activities for people to take part in as well as the opportunity for current and ex members of the armed forces and their…

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    23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The children will learn about the Armed Forces and have personnel visit them during the afternoon. They will wear red, white and blue and make a donation to a Forces charity. Parents, families and the local community will be invited to join us for a picnic party.

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    25 June 2017

    Historic Armed Forces Show

    Military & Classic vehicle show with military historic displays. Military & local charities & serving Army units will be in attendance.

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    17–18 June 2017

    Moffat Salutes HM Armed Forces

    A celebration of HM Armed Forces, past present and future with displays and assets from current military and TA units, historic military vehicles, information and displays from regional ex-service associations. Displays and involvement from local cadet forces. Inter-generational activities, education, awareness and celebrations. This will be a free admission family…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

    AFD Flag Raising event at the Borough Hall flagpole. Attended by Mayor, Chief Executive and VIP guests, local Councillors, Royal British Legion veterans and members, Army, Navy, Airforce and other Forces representatives. Members of the public welcome to attend.

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    18 June 2017

    Teignmouth Armed Forces Day 2017

    A fun family day out with: – Military displays – Churches Together Service – Musical entertainment – Information stands – Craft workshop linked to armed forces for example; paper plane building. – Children’s play – messy play tent – Activities including a climbing wall – 1940’s roadshow Loads of parking…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Party in the Park.

    This event will be held at the Crossley Centre, which is the heart of the married quarters estate for Gosport, and will be aimed at the local service community. Fun day and games for the kids Kids entertainer Bands and local musicians BBQ Sit on the grass relax and listen to…

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    25 June 2017

    Chesterfield Cadets Armed Forces Day

    The event is organised to raise funds and awareness for the Sea and other Cadet units. Chesterfield Sea Cadets is one of the oldest units in the UK. A number of Armed Forces and community information stalls will be onsite, together with children’s rides, BBQ, Charity Stalls, food and tea…

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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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    25 June 2017

    Crewe Armed Forces 2nd Military Festival

    Event opens with March and Parade, followed by a thanksgiving service. During the afternoon there will a band concert, choirs. A number of drill competitions for cadets including sea, army, air, fire, police and scouts. Community groups are invited to pitch up to raise awareness, funds and provide fun activities.…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Guests and members of the public will be invited to attend the Armed Forces Day in Blackwood. Led by the Royal British Legion Standard Bearers and Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council, a small parade will travel through the streets of the town and come to a halt in front…

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    24 June–25 February 2017

    National Memorial Arboretum Armed Forces

    Celebrate the work of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces at the National Memorial Arboretum. The nationally significant site, located in Staffordshire, is home to more than 300 memorials for both military and civilian associations, including the Armed Forces Memorial. The Arboretums’ FREE Armed Forces Day activities will include family adventure activities…

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    25 June 2017

    Wantage Town Council Armed Forces Day

    Fun in the “Square” for the whole community with entertainment, live bands, food and drink, military displays and a possible fly past! Organised by Wantage Town Council and partners at Shush, The Swan, the Armed Forces and Uniformed Colleagues.

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    19–24 June 2017

    Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

    Our Armed Forces day events will include a host of community activities commencing on 19 June and culminating in a city centre celebration on Saturday 24 June. The week will commence with a flag raising ceremony followed by competitions for school children, exhibitions and activities throughout the week. The event…

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    25 June 2017

    Southport’s Armed Forces Day

    This year SSAFA Veterans are very proud to be organising this years Armed Forces Day, starting with a Drumhead service at 10:00 to start the day off, followed by a parade at 10:30 from Chapel Street, in which we welcome all Veterans and Cadets to take part. In the Town…

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    17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Family Fun Day

    Our annual Armed Forces Fun day will host a variety of activities from 12 noon to 1pm in the events area of the park. A flag raising ceremony will take place at 1pm at the visitor centre; thereafter, a parade of Armed Forces personnel will march to the event, led…

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    17–18 June 2017

    Tenterden Armed Forces Day

    A display of stands, vehicles, entertainment, food and drink on the Recreation Ground with a Sleep Out overnight to raise money for Service Charities. There will be a march through the Town by Armed Forces personnel at 1400hrs.

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    19–23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Week at Appletree

    We are going to have a week of activities at Appletree Childcare including our nursery, our Breakfast Club and our After School Clubs – over 100 children will be involved during the week. We will have stories, activities and resources with information about the Armed Forces and how they make…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces 562 Tpt Sqn RLC (Ealing)

    Sat 24 Jun 17- 1100 hrs Freedom of the Borough Parade March- Service Dress. March from Town hall to Ealing Common & return to Town hall . Civic reception with Community leaders. Sun 25 Jun 17- 1100hrs Set up Static display of Box body, 6T SV, L/Rover & trailer &…

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    17–23 June 2017

    Armed Forces display for 1 week

    Every year we gather together memorabilia from Ex service people and serving personnel and their families. We then make displays in 27 shop windows in Dunbar High Street for 7 days. We put photographs in new frames, display maps and display uniforms etc. We are going to try to make…

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    24 June 2017

    Armley’s Salute to the Armed Forces Fun Day Festival

    We will be hosting a Barbecue and Family Day to show our support for our Armed Forces. The event will be centred on the community coming together to show their support for our troops past, present and future. It is also used to help develop community cohesion and bring together…

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    24 June 2017

    Herefordshire Armed Forces Day 2017

    In the Shire Hall and High Town there will be displays from local military charities and support groups. In the evening in the Shire Hall from 7.00pm to 9.00pm there will be a free concert. Earlier on Monday 19 June, at 11.00am, there will be a flag raising ceremony in…

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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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    18 June 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY

    The event is organised by Bad-Landers Motorcycle Club in association with South Tyneside Council. This year will be our 9th annual family fun day event usually attended by around 7000 visitors throughout the day. The day begins at 9.30 with a cavalcade of up to 300 motorbikes, trikes & scooters…

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    24 June 2017

    Consett Armed Forces Day

    We will bring together cadets, 3 Regiment RHA, ex servicemen organisations like the British Legion and other community groups to celebrate Consett Armed Forces Day. We are working also with Alzheimer’s Society to bring older ex-forces who may be in care, to a street party as part of the event…

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    24 June 2017

    1439 ATC Squadron Armed Forces Celebration Day

    On Armed Forces day we will be opening our doors so we can celebrate the success and accomplishments of our Air Cadets and our parent organisation the RAF. We want our community to have this wonderful chance to come in and find out what we are all about. We will…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Bangor Armed Forces Day 2017

    This year Bangor is proud to welcome the celebration for Armed Forces Day to the town. Ards and North Down Borough Council will now develop its own plans and the event will be linked with the Sea Bangor Festival, a celebration of family fun, music and entertainment. The event will…

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    24 June–25 February 2017

    Southend Celebrates the Armed Forces

    A parade of veterans , reserves forces, cadet forces, and youth organisations . A service of Thanksgiving, Military Charity Stalls, Vintage military vehicles.

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    24 June 2017

    Workington “Armed Forces” Day

    A Parade through the town to the town war memorial in the park for a Drumhead service commencing at 11am. After the service march back into town to the Royal British Legion Club for lunch followed by an afternoon of activities, band displays, cadets displays, afternoon tea dance, evening dance.…

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    24 June 2017

    Medway Armed Forces Day Celebrations

    A free entry public event presented by Medway Council in conjunction with the Royal School of Military Engineering. Military and Veterans Parade, Drumhead Service, and Beating Retreat Finale. Activities will include have-a-go displays from the Armed Forces, a Royal Engineer Trades Village, drive a military digger, helicopters fly-in, children’s assault…

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    20 June 2017

    Somerset Armed Forces Partnership event

    We are holding a network event for 100-150 community partners. The event is an opportunity to bring people together to network, share ideas and hear about successful projects that are being run locally and have been funded through the Armed Forces Covenant. Other possible guest speakers will come from the…

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    18 June 2017

    Armed Forces Church Service

    A service to recognise the work of our Armed Forces and also the pressures that this can put on their families and loved ones. It is designed to be supportive and helpful and is open to all but may be of special interest to those who are serving, have served…

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    18 June 2017

    Lothians Veterans Centre Armed Forces Day Football Festival

    Lothians Veterans Centre Armed Forces Day Football Festival will involve children from ages 8 through to adults footballers. This is a community focussed family day with a view to create a stronger link and awareness to Armed Forces Day in Midlothian. LVC welcomes the Serving Community to enjoy a day-off…

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    18 June 2017

    On Parade, Winchester Military Museums Armed Forces Day

    CELEBRATE this year’s Armed Forces Day at Peninsula Barracks, Winchester, with exciting activities and displays for all ages as part of On Parade, an event from the city’s military museums. The event, on June 18, will feature a host of military vehicles, living history re-enactors, face-painting and paintballing – all…

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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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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Fun Day

    This event is aimed at families, particularly those with school age children. Working in conjunction with the Sandbach Branch of the RBL, we will engage local cadet groups to put on interactive parades, assault courses and to advertise what they do, along with an exhibition of military vehicles and equipment,…

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    25 June 2017

    Historic Armed Forces Military Vehicles Show and Rally 2017

    To mark Armed Forces Day, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Surrey in partnership with Guildford Borough Council, are holding a Historic and Vintage Military Vehicle Rally and Show at Loseley Park on Sunday 25 June 2017. Being held as part of the GBC legacy, having hosted the Armed Forces Day National…

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    24 June 2017

    Trimdon Station Armed Forces Day

    The event is for the local community raising funds and awareness for local charities. Displays from various Armed Forces, to demonstrate the good work they do throughout the world, to inspire the youth and provide the opportunity to talk to those in the service about life in the forces. To…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Friends, Football and Fun

    We are organising a football tournament between Kent public services ( county and district councils, fire service, Police) local colleges, cadet forces, youth organisations and the Armed Forces. We will be using sport as the tool to bring all communities together.

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    24 June 2017

    York Armed Forces Day 2017

    York is proud to be hosting its annual Armed Forces Day event within the city centre at Parliament Street on Saturday 24th June, 11.00am – 4.00pm. The event looks to thank the serving personnel, veterans and cadets for all they do and have done on behalf of the country and…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Enjoy Bexleyheath’s Armed Forces Weekend

    A family friendly event to celebrate the work of our Armed and Uniformed Services. This year will be based around the life of 2nd/Lt Wilfred Salmon and the First Blitz of London. The event will include children’s workshops, animation creations, stage performances, readings, retired military vehicles, uniformed personnel past and…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Inverclyde Navy Club Armed Forces Open day

    We will to bring the community together to salute our Armed Forces. Inverclyde Navy Club have hosted this event successfully since the beginning. We have raising thousands of pounds for “Forces Children’s Trust”. This day brings the community together old & young to thank our Forces for their service. We…

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    24 June 2017

    Blandford Armed Forces Day 2017

    A fun occasion for all the family as Blandford residents come out in support of those who live and work within our Armed Forces Community. Following an opening ceremony outside Legion House, the day will be packed with fun for all ages, from face painting and bouncy castle, to a…

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    24 June–25 February 2017

    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Armed Forces Day

    Join us for the Official Armed Forces Day in Portsmouth! Portsmouth Historic Dockyard welcomes you to our Armed Forces Day celebration. The dockyard will be full of live music, military vehicles and an array of Armed Forces servicemen and women showcasing the exciting jobs they do and taking part in…

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    19–25 June 2017

    Blackpool Armed Forces Week

    Celebrating Britain’s Armed Forces; past, present and future. Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes. From June 19 – 25 the whole resort comes together welcoming serving military personnel, veterans and cadets, with a wide range of activities targeted at them and their families…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The event is to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Other Military Organisations will be invited to take part in the opening and closing ceremony. We will have many different stalls including Royal British Legion, Air, Army and Sea Cadets. A veterans tent and a food area. There will be entertainment and…

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    24 June 2017

    Manchester Armed Forces Day: A Big Thank You

    Manchester’s Armed Forces Day will take place on Saturday 24 June in the heart of the city in St Peter’s Square. Activities will run from 11am to 4pm and include: A march past at 11.30am The Lancashire Artillery Band playing throughout the day, along with local Manchester bands The Backhanders and The…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Preston

    Our event begins in the morning with a ceremony to remember the fallen at the City Centre Flag Market, which is led by the Preston and District Veteran’s Council. We will then provide a full day’s free City Centre entertainment for both the Armed Forces and Civilians and catering for…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event

    Open invitation to the community and schools from across the district to witness the raising of the Armed Forces Flag, in front of civic guests and representatives from our local bases. This will show our appreciation of Armed Forces personnel in general and to meet local service people, in particular.

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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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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Parade

    Our Armed Force Day provides an opportunity for members of the public to show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – from currently serving troops to Service families and from veterans to cadets. Paratroopers, Army, Navy and Royal Air Force Cadets march…

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    20 June–20 March 2017

    Armed Forces and Veterans – Pie and a pint

    The Lakeside centre is part of the Lakeside Community Association and is at the centre of five large conurbation housing estates. Last year we arranged a similar event which was quite well attended and we propose to do the same this year. We will be providing a pie and peas…

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    24 June 2017

    Northampton Armed Forces Day 2017

    09:00am – Set up on Market Square 10:00am Vehicles will muster on Derngate Road Troops will muster on Guildhall Road 10:30am Parade begins – vehicles leave first followed by troops The Mayor and Lord Lieutenant will take the Salute on Wood Hill with the dias and speech from outside the…

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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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    24 June 2017

    SCARBOROUGH ARMED FORCES DAY

    Join us in Scarborough to say ‘Thank You’ to the British Armed Forces – past, present and future. This popular family fun day out, now in its ninth year, takes place on South Bay, Scarborough. This is a free event – please show your support to those taking part. Highlights…

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    17 June 2017

    Renfrewshire Armed Forces Day

    Wreaths will be laid at the Cenotaph in Paisley to recognise the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, both past and present. A service will then take place in Paisley Abbey where the Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire and the Provost of Inverclyde will complete short readings. The…

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    23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Team Building Day

    We want to run an Armed Forces Teamwork Day where our 210 children aged 4-11 work on a series of outdoor challenges on our playing field to work together to promote teamwork, camaraderie and shared experience in a way that underlines the ethos of the Armed Forces. Embracing the idea…

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    24 June 2017

    City Of Lincoln Armed Forces Day event

    The event is to give the local community an opportunity to meet and talk to members of the 3 Services both Regular and Volunteers along side the Cadet Forces. All Services Charities will be in attendance. The event is opened by a Parade of Standards and the raising of the…

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    24 June 2017

    Doncaster Armed Forces Day

    Parade through the Town Centre. Salute in front of the Mansion House. Family activities. Information stalls relevant to active and past service members. Promotions from active and past service members.

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    23 June 2017

    Armed forces day celebration

    We are holding an inter grange/community event, inviting local Army squadrons, Air Cadets and the British Legion, as well as local people. We will start with an opening speech from Armed Forces personnel, then lunch and time to look at the various exhibits on display, then Pete Jones from Sheffield…

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    24 June 2017

    Shrewsbury Armed Forces Day – Saying ‘Thank you’

    The public are invited to join us in the square to say thank you to all our serving and ex-service members of the Armed Forces. The main theme is to provide a book of appreciation and gratitude, for people to engage and have the opportunity to say thank you in…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration 2017

    33 Engineer Regiment from nearby Carver Barracks will exercise their freedom of the Uttlesford District by marching through Saffron Walden to the Market Square where they will be presented with medals. Thereafter, an afternoon of fun is planned on The Common where Military vehicles both old and new will be…

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    24 June–24 March 2017

    Bicester Carnival in association with Armed Forces Day

    A fun filled family day with fairground rides, stalls, live music, arena attractions plus much more. The event is well supported by the local Garrison in Bicester and the MOD have tri-service representation with stands to demonstrate the various things that go on for the local community. A highlight of…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Gathering

    The Merseyside Veterans Breakfast Club would like to extend a warm welcome to any visiting Veterans and is open to ALL VETERANS and their supporters. We get together in Central Liverpool on the first Saturday of the month at 13:00 in the Cornmarket almost hidden in the Old Ropery (off…

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    10 June 2017

    Lochgilphead Armed Forces Day

    The Lochgilphead Armed Forces Day (The Only Armed Forces Day in Argyll & Bute) Saturday 10th June 2017 The Front Green Lochgilphead 11.45am. ALL WELCOME There will be a parade at 12 noon, of Veterans, Serving Personnel and Cadets from Drill Hall to Poltalloch Street for an Inspection. Led by…

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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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    19 June 2017

    Cockwood School Celebrates Armed Forces Day

    The event will bring together the school community to celebrate Armed Forces Day at Cockwood School. We will invite a forces veteran into the school to share his experiences. A themed assembly will be held. A street party will be provided in the school playground for the whole school community.…

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    24 June 2017

    Act of Recognition of Armed Forces Day Saturday 24 June 2017

    A service to honour the Armed Forces past & present will be held on Saturday 24 June 2017 at 12 noon at the War Memorial, Wem Parish Church. Members of the Armed Forces and local organisations are invited to attend a short service of thanksgiving by the War Memorial led…

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    21 June 2017

    Armed Forces Poppy Appeal Band Concert

    The band concert is an annual event organised by the Plympton Branch, Royal British Legion to raise funds for the Poppy Appeal. The band is Sound House Brass, an award winning local band who have always given great support to this event and they get better every year, you will…

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    24 June 2017

    Rotherham Armed Forces Day

    Rotherham’s Armed Forces Day will be an event for all the diverse communities in Rotherham to come together to show their appreciation of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. There will be a civic parade led by the Mayor and the South Yorkshire Police Band; veterans are welcome to take part. Accompanying…

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    25 June 2017

    Poppy Posse – Royal British Legion Armed Forces Day

    Welcome to the inaugural RBL ‘Poppy Posse’ cycling ride. You are invited to join the Royal British Legion London Area Team for a friendly cycle ride as part of an alternative up-beat Remembrance ‘Armed Forces Day’ activity. An eleven mile easy paced ride as a human poppy chain, passing by…

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    23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Texas Scramble

    I am holding a Texas Scramble Golf Event at my Golf Club, I have ran it successfully for 5 years, I aim to raise as much money as I can and donate everything to local Armed Forces Charities. In the past I have supported – Erskine Hospital, Combat Stress, SSAFA…

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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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    24 June 2017

    KCSA College learning day with our Armed Forces

    We want to hold a re-enactment of a world war 2 day, involving our staff and volunteers dressing up in period costume re-living a typical day in 1940, with a black out, sights and sounds, ration books, games, radio, and all elements of a typical summer June. Our focus will…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony

    Armed Forces Day gives the nation a chance to show its support for the military community, both serving and retired. It marks the service all personnel have made, and continue to make, to ensure the interests of the country are defended. Richmondshire District Council recognises its role in raising public consciousness…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Display

    There will be a display of military vehicles and apparatus in support of the Armed Forces Day Parade, which is being held on the same day. The displays will be in Humberstone Gate throughout the morning.

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Parade

    There will be a service at Leicester Cathedral for Service Personnel, Veterans and Cadets. This will be followed by a parade of Standards, Service Personnel, Veterans, and Cadets behind the pipes and drums of the Seaforth Highlanders. The parade will leave Jubilee Square at 11.40 a.m. and the Lord-Lieutenant and…

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    22 June 2017

    Armed Forces Family Funday

    Family funday BBQ. Children’s and adult competition of hand painted t shirts dedicated to our forces – wear your tshirt and pop in. There will be prizes for the winners of the best painted t shirts competition. The presentation of award will be at 3.30 pm. Prizes include £25 bar…

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    17 June–2 July 2017

    Armed Forces in the Park

    We are aiming to promote the Armed Forces, and the wonderful work they do and have done in the past. we will be running activities over the two periods, both daytime and after school. These activities will include arts and crafts and discovery sessions over the two period. We regularly…

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    22 June 2017

    Tackling PTSD using Hypnosis for the Armed Forces

    We would like to invite veterans to attend our event to discuss well-being and mental health with a specific focus on PTSD. We will have a fully trained clinical hypnotist on site to offer free hypnosis and we will also offer tea/coffee/cake and informal counselling. This is also an opportunity…

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    18 June 2017

    Armed Forces, Then and Now

    We intend to hold a Roast Carvery celebration for current and ex servicemen from the armed services, it will be on a rolling basis and allow us to integrate the armed forces from then and now. We have a long history of working with the Royal Signals and host dinners…

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    25 June 2017

    Origin Sports – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fun Day for Armed Forces Day

    Origin Sports is hosting a martial arts fun day with martial arts competition (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition with free entry for current/ex armed forces members through the UKBJJA Armed Forces Club, as well as Karate kata performances from some clubs in Durham and Gateshead). Non-martial artists are welcome too, and…

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    24 June 2017

    Morden Armed Forces Day Parade

    Armed Forces and associated groups will be marshalling in Abbotsbury Road for a march past Merton Civic Centre, up to Morden Park, where it will re-assemble around a drum altar for the official ceremony. There will be refreshments and presentations from various groups involved in the parade.

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    19 June–1 July 2017

    Armed Forces Creative Celebration

    Creative Workshops facilitated at The VC Gallery with active participation for all serving, regular, reserves and veterans forces personnel and families, including: the Army preparation course at Pembrokeshire College the local cadet forces 224 Squadron Royal Logistics Corps outreach workshops at 14 Royal Signals Regiment the families estate at Cashfields…

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    17 June 2017

    Carterton Armed Forces Day

    This year, Carterton is celebrating Armed Forces Day with a traditional summer fete, complete with entertainment for the kids, stalls, a dog show, a cake competition, and other fun events. There is no admission charge, and half of the Rec will consist of free features designed to keep the children…

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    24 June 2017

    The Beehive Armed Forces 2017

    We will be having entertainment throughout the day including singers, face painters and some sort of inflatable such as a bungee run (still to be confirmed). We will be doing a bbq and pimms tent. I am also hoping to have Perri from the dance group Diversity for a meet…

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    24 June 2017

    Project IMPACT Armed Forces Day Celebration Event

    We are celebrating the contribution of the Armed Forces to the security and peace of the United Kingdom. This event is designed to display the types of jobs of currently serving Armed Forces Personnel, as well as hearing the stories and experiences of ex serving personnel. Our event will also…

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    24–25 June 2017

    West Sussex Armed Forces Weekend

    On Saturday we will have a stage with entertainments, stalls, displays, military vehicles, food and drink, Air/Sea rescue demonstration out to sea, marching bands etc. On Sunday we have a drumhead service with seating. The Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and Mayors etc from all over Sussex will join serving men…

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    18 June 2017

    Cricket Match for Armed Forces Wounded Veterans v. The Rest of The World

    It is a very charming, special and amateur cricket match held by Supporting Wounded Veterans (reg. charity no 1149727) on a quintessential Cotswold village cricket ground, all are welcome. Our mission is to help medically discharged Armed Forces wounded veterans back into meaningful life and occupation. Once the veterans have…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Bedfordshire

    Armed Forces Day – Bedfordshire, aims to provide a community event, family fun day provided by local organisations. The Day will be opened by the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire. We would like to show our support and raise awareness whereby, we as a community can pay tribute to the British…

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    17 June 2017

    Sheffield Armed Forces and Veterans Day

    Join The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr Anne Murphy, Sheffield Armed Forces and Veterans to celebrate with a series of activities. • Watch the veterans parade and ceremony • Hear the famous speeches of Winston Churchill • Dance up a storm to the Ashby Big Band and Derek Herbert will…

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    24 June 2017

    Joining Forces, Armed Forces Day

    The project will be based around the history of the First World War; the common front that once united us all will be retold to educate the local community of their past involvement, in the hope of breaking down social barriers. The local schools, cadets, veterans and community will all…

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    24 June 2017

    Warwick District – Armed Forces Community Fun Day

    The event is an exciting Community Fun Day based in and around the Fusilier’s Museum based at St John’s House in Warwick. As well as offering a range of fun activity the event will have a range of information stalls to provide an opportunity for how local people can help…

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    24 June–25 April 2017

    Armed Forces Day (Heroes Day)

    We will be holding a bowling tournament on the Saturday, several Bowling Club from all over will be attending. We also invite ex Servicemen from Erskine Hospital, this event has been going for the last 6 years and has been very successful, last year we raised £1000 for the ex…

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    24 June 2017

    Islington Armed Forces Day

    The IVA, Islington Council and representation from the London Regiment & Honourable Artillery Company and other local organisation will be present on the Green. There will also be displays from the Cinque Port Corp of Drums.

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    24 June 2017

    Bodmin Keep Armed Forces Day with Cornwall Military Vehicle Trust

    We are excited to announce that members of the Cornwall Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust (CMVT) will be coming to Bodmin Keep on Armed Forces Day, the 24th June 2017. For one day only, military vehicles from various historical periods will be stationed outside The Keep. Come and see…

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    25–30 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day commemorations

    We are organising 4 parties across 3 Care homes and our day centre, particularly aimed at the elderly and their families many whom include ex-servicemen and women. The Day centre and Haviland House there will be wine, nibbles, live music entertainment and chances to talk. The parties at the 2…

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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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    17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebrations

    We aim to provide a family friendly event, to encourage members of the public to actively engage in celebrating the work and efforts from the UK Armed Forces. Which will include a marquee serving afternoon tea while a ‘Glen Miller’ style band will play music of the wartime era, i.e.…

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    23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Veteran’s Tea Party

    A local celebration to show appreciation of the work of the Armed Forces will be held at Trinity Centre, Flowergate, Whitby on Friday, 23 June with a Veteran’s Tea Party. The centre operations as a social activity club for older people and we would like to invite all Veteran’s in…

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    23 June 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY

    I am Armed Forces Champion for Carmarthen JCP and am a veteran myself. The local council has very kindly agreed to close some of the adjacent car park for the day for our event. I have been in contact with the nearest Careers Office and we will have representaives from…

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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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    19–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day 2017

    Armed Forces Day Throughout the Week – 19-23 June: An exhibition in The Museum recording Royal Visits to the area over the past ten years. Friday 23 June: Ards – Conway Square: Event Saturday 24 June: 10.00 am Holywood – Event 12.00 noon – Bangor – Parade 12.30 Drumhead Service…

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    19 June 2017

    Flying the Flag for our Armed Forces

    Flag Raising Ceremony to show support for our Armed Forces. The Provost and Lord Lieutenant will raise the flag. Anyone wishing to attend should email civic@eastlothian.gov.uk or telephone 01620 827873

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony

    The Mayor of Havant, Cllr Elaine Shimbart will be hosting a flag raising ceremony to honour our Armed Forces and show out support for our military, both serving and retired. The flag will be raised at a short ceremony at the flagpole outside our Council Offices, Public Service Plaza, Havant…

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    24–25 June 2017

    FREE leisure access for Armed Forces – Dudley

    Armed Forces will have FREE access to our Leisure club for the weekend giving use of: • 25m heated swimming pool, with bubble pool and turbo seat • Sauna, steam room and whirlpool spa and relaxation area • 3 fully air conditioned aerobic studios with 100+ classes per week •…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Jet Age Museum

    Military veteran and cadet parade of standards – 1100 Interviews with Korea and WW2 vets – 1330 NAAFI for all who served (no admission, donations welcome). Display of military uniforms and memorabilia. Normal exhibits including Meteor and Javelin will be visible on the day. Cafe, aviation shop and picnic area.

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    19 June 2017

    Fly the Flag for Armed Forces Day – Melton

    The Mayor of the Borough of Melton, Councillor Tejpal Bains, will host a flag raising ceremony outside the Melton Borough Council Offices to celebrate and honour the crucial role played by our Armed Forces in both ceremonial and operational duties and to show our support for the men and women…

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    19 June 2017

    Fly a Flag for Armed Forces – Glossop

    The Mayor of High Peak, Councillor Matthew Stone, will be raising an Armed Forces Day flag at Norfolk Square, Glossop at mid day, which will fly for the duration of the week leading up to the National Armed Forces Day itself .

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    18 June 2017

    Battersea Park Dog Show and Armed Forces Day

    Battersea Park Dog Show is a fun filled day of competitive canine classes and activities in support of Armed Forces Day. Your furry friend can partake in a variety of pedigree and novelty classes such as best sporting dog, best rescue dog, best trick, which is sponsored by the Friends…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Flag Raising Event – Bideford

    To honour Britain’s Armed Forces – past, present and future – Torridge District Council, in conjunction with Bideford Town Council, will be holding a flag raising event. The event will start with a marching parade from the Quay to Victoria Park. The parade, comprising serving forces personnel; veterans; local mayors;…

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    Aberdeen24 June 2017

    Aberdeen Armed Forces Day

    Watch the impressive 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. The parade is a celebration of the history and proud record of the armed…

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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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    Akrotiri23 June 2017

    Churchill Free Film Screening – In Support of Armed Forces Day – Akrotiri

    SSVC Forces Cinemas are holding a free screening of the film Churchill, starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson for our Armed Forces and their families in support of Armed Forces Day 2017. CHURCHILL follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June…

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    Allington24 June 2017

    Arena UK Armed Forces Day 2017

    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 day will have something for everyone with 3 main…

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    Alrewas17 June 2017

    Alrewas Armed Forces Day

    Alrewas Royal British Legion are holding a day to commemorate Armed Forces Day. There will be a BBQ, bouncy castle, face painting, Army Roadshow with items from 1st World War to present day, an air soft range (Staffordshire Regiment Association Lichfield) and Royal British Legion Bikers Branch Staffs will be…

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    Andover25 June–25 September 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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    Ashford24 June 2017

    Ashford Armed Forces Day

    The event will take place in the town centre, near Lloyd’s Bank and the bandstand. There will be a variety of military charities, providing both information and goods for sale. Nepalese dancers and singers, as well as cadet forces. More to be confirmed.

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    Aylesham24 June 2017

    Celebrating Aylesham’s Armed Forces during the 90th Anniversary

    This event will form part of the wider celebrations of Aylesham’s 90th birthday anniversary. A major community event is already being arranged by local partners on the 24th June to allow Aylesham residents (old and new) to come together, have fun and share their experiences and memories of Aylesham. At…

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    Ayr17 June 2017

    The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park

    This year’s Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park event will take place on Ayr Low Green, on Saturday 17th June 2017 from 1pm – 4pm. The official flag raising ceremony will take place prior to the official opening of the event in the gardens adjacent to…

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    Balby24 June 2017

    Armed Forces fun day

    Armed forces fun day is held at Ashworth Barracks in Balby owned by Victoria Cross Trust, which helps continue to restore Victoria Cross graves.We have militaria stalls, craft stalls, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, also a fancy dress competition for the children, and many more activities. On site cafe and Free…

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    Balby24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Family Fun Day

    Family fun day hosted by the Victoria Cross Trust’s, Ashworth Barracks Museum. Mini fun fair and inflatables, military vehicles, craft and gift fair, army surplus stalls, military collectable stalls, BBQ, iced cream van and much more.

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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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    Beddau22 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – flag raising ceremony and act of remembrance

    A community celebration of the Armed Forces, both past and present, with a flag raising ceremony and act of remembrance at the Centenary Gardens (Beddau Library). Everyone is welcome and attendance is free. Joining us on the day will be Royal British Legion veterans and members, representatives and cadets from…

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    Bewdley19 June 2017

    Flag Flying at Bewdley Museum honouring our Armed Forces

    Local Armed Forces representatives, the local community and schools are invited to take part in a flag flying ceremony on Monday 19th June at Bewdley Museum from 10am. A small parade consisting of Armed Forces Representatives will parade through the museum and out to the front of the museum where…

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    Birkenhead24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Celebrating Recovery Barbecue

    A day celebrating the achievements of local Armed Forces veterans. Our main event would be inclusive of clients, ex-clients, families and local community. The day’s events will include side stalls of local agencies including RBL, SAAFA, AMMO etc which may be informative for those attending who are unaware of what…

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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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    Birmingham24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The Royal Navy will take the lead at the event this year. The event will begin with a Drumhead Service with regiments of the Armed Forces attending. There will be a number of charity stalls from organisations such as War Widows, Help for Heroes, Royal British Legion and Fisher House.…

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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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    Bishops Stortford24 June 2017

    Bishop’s Stortford Armed Forces Day Parade

    On 24th June 2017 there will be an Armed Forces Day Parade in Bishop’s Stortford. The Parade will be led by Royal British Legion Standards and RAF Cadet Band and will include Royal British Legion Branch, Club and Women’s Section Members, Veterans, Army, Navy and Air Cadet Forces, and representatives…

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    Blackwood19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Guests and members of the public will be invited to attend the Armed Forces Day in a local town called Blackwood. Led by the Royal British Legion Standard Bearers and Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council a small parade will travel through the streets of the town and come to…

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    Blaengarw24 June 2017

    BFG (Big Family Gathering) – Supporting Armed Forces Day

    The Friends and Parents of Blaengarw Primary School will be holding a Big Family Gathering celebrating Armed Forces Day and different eras from History. Children will be dressed in period dress from different periods including military outfits for a Parade through the streets starting at Blaengarw Rugby Club (The Halfway)…

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    Blaina24 June 2017

    Remembering our Armed Forces in Blaina

    The event will help to honour and celebrate current and previous members of the armed forces by putting on an event in Blaina Institute. This will involve celebrating a local winner of the Victoria Cross Private William Partridge, defender of Rourke’s Drift in the Zulu War of 1879 as well…

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    Blandford Camp24 June 2017

    Churchill Free Film Screening – In support of Armed Forces Day

    We are hosting a free screening of the film Churchill, starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson. CHURCHILL follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944. As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe,…

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    Bognor Regis18 June 2017

    Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day

    The event begins with a parade and Drumhead Service, which takes place on The Esplanade by The Pier. This is followed by a presentation of medals. The day continues with entertainment; displays and exhibitions by local cadet and youth service groups; a marquee with information and exhibition stands. There will…

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    Bolton19–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Bolton

    Armed Forces flag raised on Monday 19th June 2017 in advance of Civic Celebrations. Veterans “Thank you” lunch on Monday 19th June 2017. Bolton Sea Cadets raise their ensign flown from their mast head to mark the start of the day on Saturday 24th June. Opening ceremony Saturday 24th June…

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    Bovington24–25 June 2017

    Tankfest – Armed Forces Weekend

    TANKFEST bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life, from WW1 through to Modern Day. Join us for the world’s biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank – The Tank Museum, Bovington. The British Army…

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    Braintree24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag-raising

    The Chairman of Braintree District Council, Councillor Stephen Kirby will raise the Armed Forces Day flag. Guests attending are by invitation only.

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    Braunton23–24 June 2017

    RMB Chivenor Armed Forces Day

    The event will be over a two day period. Schools and colleges from all of North Devon will be invited on the Friday. On the Saturday morning it will be for families and friends of RMB Chivenor, opening to the general public from 1200hrs onwards. There will be many static…

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    Bricket Wood25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration

    The Parish Council are holding an Armed Forces Day Celebration on Sunday 25 June 2017 to give our community the chance to show their support for currently serving troops, service families, veterans and cadets. The afternoon commences with a Parade of Standards leaving Black Boy Wood Shops at approximately 3.30pm…

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    Bricket Wood25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day 2017

    The Parish Council are holding an Armed Forces Day Celebration on Sunday 25 June 2017 to give our community the chance to show their support for currently serving troops, service families, veterans and cadets. The afternoon commences with a Parade of Standards leaving Black Boy Wood Shops at approximately 3.30pm…

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    Brighton25 June 2017

    Blind Veterans UK Brighton Armed Forces Day

    A fun packed day for all the family in celebration of all things Armed Forces. Princess of Wales Royal Regiment Parachute Display Team Military Marching Band Sussex Cadet Car Challenge between Army, Air, Sea and Police Cadets Dance display and a fashion show Military and classic vehicles, exhibitions and demonstrations…

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    Brighton27 June 2017

    Armed Forces celebration

    Let’s celebrate with the whole family what the Armed Forces do for us. FREE access for members of the Armed Forces Family, as well as free refreshments. Take your kids, as there will be entertainments for them. You’ll enjoy tasty food and drinks, also there will be a chance to play…

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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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    Burton upon Trent19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Week Flag Raising

    The Union Flag will be raised at Burton Town Hall by serving and former members of the Armed Forces, cadet unit instructors and cadets. Members of the public are welcome to show support. Service Dress may be worn. The point of contact is Sgt Robinson, Dragon Company, 4 Mercian, Coltman…

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    Caernarfon17 June–17 January 2017

    North Wales Armed Forces Day

    The day will start with a military parade through the town centre, and will include representatives from all the Armed Forces plus Standard Bearers, Veterans and youth organisations. 3 marching bands will be participating. In addition: • A Drumhead service, in the shadow of Caernarfon Castle, will immediately follow the…

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    Caerphilly24 June 2017

    South Wales Armed Forces Day

    The day will start with a military parade through the town centre, and will include representatives from all the Armed Forces plus Standard Bearers, Veterans and youth organisations. 4 marching bands will be participating.  In addition: A Drumhead service, in the shadow of Caerphilly Castle, will immediately follow the parade.…

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    Canterbury23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Celebration Concert

    This is an annual community event led by RBL, with music, singing, dance and other entertainment performed by local groups celebrating our Armed Forces and supported by local schools, cadets and 3WPRR who are based within our district. It is the precursor to Armed Forces Day. Each year we place…

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    Canvey Island24 June 2017

    Canvey Island Armed Forces Day

    There will be a Parade through the Town Centre, followed by a Service of thanks at a local community service. An exhibition will be open after the Service.

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    Carmarthen24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Carmarthen

    The day gives the townspeople of Carmarthen an opportunity to say thank you to all branches of the Armed Forces and  Veterans. In addition, the public will be made aware of our Royal British Legion Branch and the role of the Legion in today’s modern society. There will be stalls laid out…

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    Carterton24–17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

    The event will offer both FREE Entrance and FREE Activities and will bring both the local Armed Forces and Civilian families together for a day of fun and quality family time.

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    Cheadle Hulme24 June–24 April 2017

    Oak Meadow Armed Forces Celebration

    The event is a community event aimed at bringing the people of Cheadle Hulme and Stockport together to celebrate Armed Forces Day. We are going to ask people to bring their own picnics and hope to engage the local scouts groups, cadet groups, Salvation Army to get involved with activities…

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    Cheltenham24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Family Day

    The event will consist of a family day with games, memorabilia and BBQ. We will invite the local community, with our veterans giving talks on their time in the Forces.

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    City Centre19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony – Bath

    Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony. The flag will be raised at 10.30 in the presence of the Chair of the Council, Chief Executive, Veterans and Serving Personnel. The ceremony on the steps of the Guildhall will be followed by a short invitation only reception. To receive an invitation please contact…

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    Civic Square24 June 2017

    Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Following the success of previous Armed Forces Days, this year’s event for Wigan will be held in Leigh. A parade of local units, Veterans and cadets will start the day, with stalls, attractions and loads of activities for all, centred around the Civic Square in Leigh.

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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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    Coalville19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising event at the District Council office’s flagpole. Attended by Chairman, Major Bream, Chief Executive and VIP guests, local Councillors, Royal British Legion veterans and members, Army, Navy, Airforce and other Forces representatives. Members of the public welcome to attend.

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    Cosford24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Cosford

    The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets. To celebrate the contributions made by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces the highly decorated Glebe Symphonic…

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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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    Crawley24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day 2017

    There will be entertainment for all the family including live music, an arts and craft workshop and “soldier for the day” activities. Refreshments, courtesy of Sainsbury’s Crawley, will also be available, with donations going to the Royal British Legion.

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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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    Darlington19 June 2017

    Raise the Flag for Armed Forces Day

    Short parade from Town Hall to Market Square by Civic Guests, Military and Associations. Flag ceremony and Inspection of Parade. Hopefully there will be a Fly past to start the event. Schools are invited and request for displays from Military. Opportunity for public and those taking part to mingle over…

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    Dawley24 June 2017

    Telford Chin Woo Armed Forces Day

    Every year Dawley Town Council puts on a Fun Day Event for the local community. This year as it falls on Armed Forces Day, they have agreed our Community Amateur Sports Club can have some stalls and a large event area to promote Armed Forces Day and provide free tasters…

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    Dawsmere24 June 2017

    3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show

    This is a show for all classic and vintage vehicles including cars, motor bikes, agricultural and military vehicles with prizes awarded in each category, plus a community based fayre with stalls, food and drink, music, activities for children and a treasure hunt. Christ Church Dawsmere, which is opposite the venue…

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    Dawsmere24 June 2017

    3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show

    Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show inviting cars, motorbikes, tractors etc to participate with prizes awarded for best of each category. There will be interesting stalls, hot and cold food, beer tent, activities for kids and all the family, plus participation of Christ Church Dawsmere, village Youth Club, school, village hall…

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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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    Derby24 June 2017

    A Celebration and an Armed Forces Knees up

    We will be having an old fashioned street party with entertainment. We are also working closely with the Royal British Legion and the Army Cadets, who are providing an event for us to watch. There will also be Army vehicles at the event.

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    Didcot24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

    The event will offer both FREE Entrance and FREE Activities and will bring both the local Armed Forces and Civilian families together for a day of fun and quality family time.

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    Douglas25 June 2017

    Isle of Man National Armed Forces Day

    Isle of Man National Armed Forces Day is to be celebrated throughout the Island for the eleventh consecutive year. Flags will be thrown in all the towns and villages and participants are to be entertained throughout the weekend of 23/25 June. There will be a Mayor’s Reception at the Douglas…

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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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    East Grinstead24 June 2017

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

    It is to give a much wider understanding and appreciation, to the local civilian population, of the work, the value and the achievements of all 3 of Britain’s armed services in the past and especially in the present day where Britain is involved in the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and…

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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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    Eccles24 June 2017

    Salford Armed Forces Day

    Salford Armed Forces Day will commence with a Parade which culminates at Winton Park with a family fun day.

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    Exmouth24 June 2017

    Exmouth Armed Forces Day

    The annual Exmouth Armed Forces Day event organised by the Exmouth Branch RMA will be hosting the day. Many stalls for all the family will be situated within the Strand Gardens. It is hoped that The Royal Marines Band will be heading a Parade which will include various Veterans Associations…

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    Exmouth24 June 2017

    Exmouth Armed Forces Day

    Wreath laying ceremony and parade of veterans, Navy/RM/Army/RAF cadets at war memorial in Strand Gardens. Static displays of military vehicles and equipment. Arena displays by RM Band and RM Combat display team & local school orchestra + choir. Info stands from Navy/RM, Army, RAF, British Legion, Blesma + local community…

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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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    Folkestone24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Folkestone 2017

    Stands and displays (from 10am): Royal Gurkha Regiment weapons display and recruitment stand MOD vehicles Battle of Britain Experience Spitfire, Hurricane & ME109 Aircraft Static Displays Air display/flypast (tbc) BLESMA RBL RNLI Air Cadets Army Cadets with laser rifle range and face painting. Folkestone & Hythe Sea Cadets Formal parade…

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    Framlingham24 June 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATION

    The Framlingham Town Council Chairman will raise the Armed Forces flag at 10am, which will be followed by a prayer from Churches Together. Representatives from the local branch of the Royal British Legion, Police and Army Cadets from Framlingham College have been invited to attend, and a band will be…

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    Golborne19–23 June 2017

    Armed Forces enrichment week

    We are holding an Armed Forces enrichment week in school. The children will have visits from various members of the Armed Forces. The week will include activities such as looking at the impact of the World Wars on families and children. They will also be learning songs from the wars.…

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    Goudhurst24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Commemorative and Celebratory Event

    This event is being held to enable members of the club to share with others their experiences of being in the Armed Forces, and to spend time with those they shared their service time with and their families. It will also enable people who are in the local cadet service…

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    Great Sankey24 June 2017

    Warrington Armed Forces Day at Crosfields ARLFC

    Warrington Armed Forces Day at Crosfields ARLFC is back … and what a line up we’ve got for you this year!!!! Saturday 24th June 2017 the community comes out in force to support all three of our Armed Forces once again! THREE AMAZING GAMES OF ARMED FORCES RUGBY AND SO…

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    Greenhithe24 June 2017

    Greenhithe and Swanscombe Royal British Legion Armed Forces Day

    The event will follow the same format as previous years, including community stalls, cadet forces, military demonstrations, music, poppy and other local charity events. This year we intend to expand the event to include a local history event based around the Greenhithe residents who made the ultimate sacrifice during times…

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    Greenock24 June–24 February 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebrations

    Live Entertainment throughout the day from 1pm to midnight, games for all the family, face painting, stalls, hot dogs and burgers.

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    Harpenden24 June 2017

    Harpenden Armed Forces Day 2017

    The show is based on the Royal Tournament/Last Night of the Proms and the guest list is as follows:- Special Guests are  the Royal Chelsea Pensioners and Veteran Organisations, 3 Royal Anglian, 678 Squadron Army Air Corps, Band of the Royal Artillery,  162 Sqdn Royal Army Medical Corps, 151 Logistics…

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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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    Hastings25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Hastings 1066

    Military Parade with the Salute taken by Brigadier Mathew Lowe. Afterwards there will dancers, Acrobats, Drumming bands, and a range of other displays in the Arena. There are stalls of all types and WW 2 Vehicles on display.

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    Haydock23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Fancy Dress Party

    Fancy dress party in support of Armed Forces charities. Entrance fee of £3 per adult and £1 per child. Serving personnel and family are free (donation if possible). We have a hotpot on the night free of charge. Disco on all night and of course come dressed in any military uniform.…

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    Helensburgh24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Family Day

    A fun filled family day to support our Armed Forces. BBQ, Rounders and of course some Rugby! Free Entry for ALL!

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    Heywood17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Forgotten Wars – 1940’s Day

    A full day of stalls, bands, display town dress up, a Service of Remembrance, Armed Forces display and concerts. There will also be an Armed Forces Parade, steam engine old coach up and down, including a Family Fun Day and Armed Forces Parade with Pipe Band.

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    Heywood17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day/Forgotten Wars/1940’s – Heywood

    In conjunction with Heywood Business Groups and Veterans groups, the event will include a 1940’s style day with shows, music, tanks and equipment from the era. A service of remembrance will take place at 11:30am, with an anniversary parade at 1pm performed by armed forces. Also in attendance to mark Armed Forces…

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    Himley25 June–25 April 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    Our annual family event will be held at Himley Hall on Sunday 25th June to celebrate Britain’s Armed Forces, past, present and future. As in previous years, we will continue: • To support the Armed Forces Day key messages. • To honour the contribution of all those who serve and…

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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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    Humberston24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Big Breakfast Club

    We are going to be hosting a Community Armed Forces Big Breakfast at our local Community Hub in Humberston, the event is a short event running over 3Hours, we will provide a Big Hearty Breakfast to the community, the venue will be decorated throughout with various memorabilia, music and then…

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    Keighley18 June 2017

    Keighley Armed forces acossiation (KAFA)

    Keighley armed forces association will be hosting our 4th annual Armed Forces Day, that is growing stronger by the year. We are hoping to grow the drive from the local town and outskirt areas, joining all the army/navy/RAF and bringing the local community to a fun filled and packed day with army…

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    Kirkby in Ashfield24 June 2017

    Armed Forces 40’s to 00’s

    Armed Forces Day Service from 10am – 12 Noon, Followed by a celebration of dance and music from the 1940’s to 2000’s until 8pm. A chance for the community to come together to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Will include music, dance and art items by community groups and individuals and…

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    Lawley24 June 2017

    Lawley Armed Forces Day

    Lawley Armed Forces Day will take place on Saturday 24th June. This is the first Armed Forces Day celebration that has taken place in the new Lawley Village Development. Working alongside Lawley & Overdale Parish Council, Bournville Village Trust will host the event on the Village Green, with stalls, entertainment,…

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    Leeds24 June 2017

    Leeds Armed Forces Day 2017

    Leeds Armed Forces Day will return in 2017 and you can expect it to be bigger and better than ever before! This FREE event is open to all members of the general public as we say thank you and celebrate the contribution made by the Armed Forces (both Regular and…

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    Leicester24 June 2017

    Meet Your Armed Forces at Military History Live

    The 3rd annual ‘Military History Live’ event covers the last 500 years of military history. With serving military personnel and veterans, stall holders, equipment displays, uniformed re-enactors, art and photography exhibits, table top gamers, military modellers, family history researchers, film screenings, hosted talks, book launches, museum ‘handling’ artefacts and many…

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    Letchworth Garden City24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The Royal British Legion Letchworth Branch will be holding an Armed Forces Day. On the day will be holding a fun fair, charity, commercial and food stalls, military dogs, military vehicles, Sea Cadets, Army Cadets and Air Force Cadets drill, pipe band and various entertainment. There will be a challenge…

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    Littlehampton24 June 2017

    Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

    An action packed day to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. There will be lots of fun activities for all the family including an aerial display, action packed arena shows, themed exhibits, military vehicles, demonstrations, a charity fair, performances by local Cadet groups…

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    Liverpool24–25 June 2017

    National Armed Forces Day

    This year Liverpool is proud to welcome the National celebration for Armed Forces Day to the city. Taking place over the same weekend as the Mersey River Festival, this is set to be the most ambitious Armed Forces Day yet, with plans for some of the most spectacular and iconic…

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    London24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day, Parade and Funday

    We meet up on Chingford Plains, for a short parade down to the Village Green. After the vote of thanks to our Serving Personnel and Veterans, and everyone else who has paraded, we open up the Funday at Midday. This event is open to everyone.

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    London24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Family Day and Folk Festival

    This event will take the form of a Family Day and also a folk festival. The event will focus on the Armed Forces of the past and present. Because of the demographics of the borough which is predominantly Greek and Turkish, but also there is a growing number of people…

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    London24 June 2017

    The Great Greenwich Get Together and Armed Forces Day Woolwich

    Woolwich Station will once again be holding Armed Forces Day combined with the Great Greenwich Get Together on Saturday the 24th June 2017. This is a large community festival with a significant Armed Forces Day content. The event has a large music stage, large main arena with displays and parades…

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    London22 June 2017

    Step Into Health: NHS Armed Forces Showcase Event

    Step into Health is a collaborative, employer-led project, designed to reduce health and social issues that can be seen in the Armed Forces community, as well as enabling meaningful employment which we strongly believe improves mental and physical health outcomes. Through hosting insight days, providing bespoke work placements and 1:1…

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    London24 June 2017

    Garrison Church – Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Armed Forces Day at St George’s Garrison Church will be an opportunity to visit a unique and historic place which is not generally open to the public. We hope to have a band playing for at least part of the day, for you to enjoy. We hope to repeat last…

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    London18 June–18 July 2017

    Gurkha Cultural Armed Forces day Celebration

    Royal Borough of Greenwich, home to the largest number of Gurkha veterans in UK. Since the high court ruling allowed Gurkha veterans to retire in the UK, a sizeable migration has taken place into the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The elderly spend their time active, happy, with their own culture,…

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    London24 June 2017

    Great Get Together Festival! and Armed Forces Day

    The Royal Borough of Greenwich will once again be holding its largest annual community event The Great Get Together Festival! & Armed Forces Day on Saturday the 24th June 2017. This is a large community festival with a live music stage, main performance arena, displays and parades taking place and…

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    Loughborough24 June 2017

    Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces!

    Loughborough’s award winning Market will play host to a range of activities aimed at celebrating our Armed Forces on the 24th June, including free market stalls for organisations associated with supporting the Armed Forces Community; displays and entertainment including a marching band; children’s activities including face painting and an obstacle…

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    Lowestoft24 June 2017

    Lowestoft Armed Forces Day

    In its 12 year, this is the flagship Armed Forces Day event in Suffolk. With stands representing associations, Forces charities and businesses who support our Armed Forces, plus a jam-packed timetable of displays and entertainment in the arena. This is a family-friendly event and promises to be another superb day!

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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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    Market Harborough25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Parade

    Parade of Cadets and Veterans and serving troops through the town to the Square for a Drum Head Service . Refreshments after the Service in the Town theatre.

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    Middlesbrough17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough celebrates Armed Forces day with a bang this year, in the very heart of the Town Centre. Corporation Road and Linthorpe road will be alive with activity from 10:00 till 16:00. The Town centre is a fitting venue for this fun-filled family day, including a parade, band performance and…

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    Morecambe25 June 2017

    Submarine Association Morecambe Armed Forces Day (SAMAFD17)

    A celebration of our Armed Forces when the district comes together to join-in free events and see some members of the Armed Forces. The day will start with a Military Parade of serving and veterans of the Armed Services and Combined Cadet Forces, along the Promenade at 1030.  A Drumhead…

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    Newark-on-Trent25 June 2017

    Newark Armed Forces Day 2017

    We will be holding a traditional parade followed by competitive events, military memorabilia stalls, food stalls, traditional military uniforms and vehicles, live bands, bar and dance floor. Military Association stands to recruit members, Tea Dance and lots of 1940’s style events.

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    Newark-on-Trent25 June 2017

    Newark Armed Forces Day 2017

    Multi Forces Association event to Celebrate the Armed Forces in Newark. There will be a military style parade, followed by competitive events in the Market Place for Cadet Forces; military memorabilia, military vehicles, re-enactments and family friendly events. The evening event will be 1940s style music, with dancing and a…

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    Newton Abbot1 July 2017

    Newton Abbot Armed Forces Day

    The event is to celebrate the Women’s Royal Naval Service Centenary in 2017. It will include the Local Armed Forces Associations, together with all the local Cadet Forces. We are anticipating that the Armed Forces will have their recruitment stands, displays and personnel within the town centre. There will also…

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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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    Norwich19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony

    The Lord Mayor, veterans, military personnel and standard bearers will attend the Flag Raising Ceremony outside City Hall. The Lord Mayor will make a short speech, prayers will be read and then a member of the Armed Forces will raise the flag. The public are welcome to attend and watch…

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    Nuneaton24 June 2017

    The Jesse Owen RM – Armed Forces Day and Gala Event 2017 Nuneaton

    The Jesse Owen RM – Armed Forces Day 2017 & Gala Event Nuneaton will allow our local and wider community to show their support and acknowledge the sacrifices made by our Armed Forces, Serving Personnel and Veteran, their Families, and our Cadet Forces. In particular this year we will also…

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    Odiham24 June 2017

    Odiham “Armed Forces” Day

    Odiham is home to RAF Odiham and the UK’s Chinook Force. This year, we would like to mark Armed Forces day to not only thank our wider Armed Forces, but to also ensure that our RAF personnel know how much we value them as part of our community. There is…

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    Padiham24–25 June 2017

    Padiham Armed Forces Day

    As part of Armed Forces Week, we are organising an event at the end of the week. There will be stalls promoting information about the activities of organisations in membership of the Armed Forces Covenant. There will be a military band, swing bands and street singers, many people in 1940s…

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    Penshurst11 June 2017

    Penshurst Village Fete – Celebrating Our National Armed Forces

    Penshurst Village Fete is an annual event organised by the community for the community. This year’s event theme is: In Celebration of Our National Armed Forces, – as part of the Armed Forces Day celebrations taking place throughout June 2017. A chance for the community of Penshurst & the surrounding…

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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 June 2017

    Plymouth’s Armed Forces Day

    A spectacular and exciting day of entertainment, with an air display, parade, demonstrations, evening concert and activities for the whole family. During the day 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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    Plymouth24 June 2017

    Tea Dance with a Twist! – Armed Forces Day

    Dust off your dancing shoes and join us for Tea Dance with a Twist! Whether you are a complete beginner or fancy brushing up on your footwork, you will be lead through a variety of dance styles from Waltz, Jive, Cha Cha Cha, Charleston, Lindy Hop and Hip Hop! No…

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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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    Pontefract18 June 2017

    Wakefield Armed Forces Day Event

    We plan to deliver an exciting and informative day to say ‘thank you’, and to celebrate and highlight the outstanding contribution made by the Armed Forces, past and present, the Cadet Forces, and also engage with the local community and Armed Forces Families and Veterans. We want to support Veterans…

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    Pontprennau21 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Community Coffee Morning

    It is an opportunity for the local Armed Forces Family (Past Present and Future) to come and meet veterans, current serving military personnel and young people, who are the future Armed Forces Family. There will be an opportunity for the visitors to discuss and network amongst like minded people and…

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    Porthleven17 June 2017

    Southerly Point Armed Forces Day

    This is our 3rd Annual Event, bringing together multiple communities across Cornwall. The aim of the day is to recognize the contribution that serving personnel, veterans etc make to us, to celebrate all that they are and let them know we are all behind them and so grateful to them.…

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    Porthleven17 June 2017

    Southerly Armed Forces Day

    Our 3rd Armed Forces Day, the theme this year will be Wild West. Join us to thank and appreciate our troops, veterans and families. Meet supporting charities, communities, friends and family. Further details to follow…

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    Portsmouth24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Community Event – Portsmouth

    Armed Forces Day is a chance for the City of Portsmouth to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces Community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. The event will start with a parade of Armed Forces, Veterans and Cadets…

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    Purleigh24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    One of the biggest Armed Forces Day events in Essex held at the unique and fitting Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon, Essex. This FREE public event is open from 11.00am until 3.00pm with the Parade and Flag-raising ceremony at 1.00pm. It is a very special event in which…

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    Redcar24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Veterans Street Party

    We plan to hold a street party on West Terrace one of the shopping streets in the centre of Redcar. The street party will celebrate Veterans from all the Armed Forces who live in and around Redcar & Cleveland. We shall be providing tea, coffee, soft drinks , cakes, etc.…

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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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    Saint Helier17 June 2017

    Jersey Armed Forces and Families Day

    A fun few hours outdoors – a chance for the military community to gather and for the public at large to show their support. Stalls, food, beverage, Band of the Island of Jersey and a cadet drill competition. Last year was a great success – we look forward to welcoming…

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    Salford25 June 2017

    Broughton House Armed Forces Day

    The Broughton House Armed Forces Day will bring our local community, veteran associations and groups into Broughton House to share the day with our veterans. The day will consist of entertainment (waiting on confirmation of Vera Lynn style performance), music, help from local Cadet forces, BBQ, bar, games and stalls.…

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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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    Seaham24 June 2017

    Seaham Armed Forces Day

    Seaham Armed Forces day, located in Seaham Town Park, Drumhead Service, and Veterans Parade 12.00hrs. Followed by a Party in the Park theme, large stage with performances by local bands. The Town Hall Bar will be open, with many other attractions for all the Family. This event is the biggest…

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    Shireoaks24 June 2017

    Worksop Branch British Legion – Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Worksop Branch Royal British Legion will be celebrating our Armed Forces by organising a Armed Forces Day Celebration Event at the Shireoaks Sports and Social Club on the 24th June 2017. We will be launching a special Facebook Event Page to announce the exciting attractions that will be available to…

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    Shrewsbury24 June 2017

    Shrewsbury Armed Forces Day in the Quarry

    Shrewsbury Armed Forces day in the Quarry is a family fun day with lots of Armed Forces themed activities for the whole family! Activities will include a British Legion poppy treasure hunt, an RAF military field kitchen, armed forces displays from local Reserve units based in Shrewsbury & a fantastic…

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    Sleaford19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

    Flag Raising ceremony to recognise the work of our Armed Forces, past, future and present. Open to all members of the public, Veterans, service personnel, cadets and local school children from across the district. Local Civic Dignitaries will be attending and a school choir will perform. Soft drinks and refreshments…

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    South Hetton24 June 2017

    South Hetton Armed Forces Day

    Street Park for the village to celebrate the Armed Forces, we are looking to have live entertainment such as comedians and bands playing. We will hopefully have demonstrations from the Armed Forces, e.g assault course, to give young people of the village an insight to military life.

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    Southend-on-Sea24 June 2017

    Striving for an excellent Armed Forces

    We will have a showcase of our dancers and community wind band with an army theme. Linking to our schools army heritage and former military roots we will include many tasters in different sports, army themed competitions and challenges for families to participate in all together bringing the local community…

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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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    St Annes On Sea25 June 2017

    Fylde Armed Forces Day

    A Parade of veterans, schoolchildren and councillors through the town to the park. Park to have stands, events and displays by LANCS, Cadets, Associations. Live radio, competitions.

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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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    Stanley25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    There will be a display of military equipment form 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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    Stockton-on-Tees22 June 2017

    Stockton Armed Forces Day

    An event will be held in the High Street, Stockton Town Centre on 22 June as part of Armed Forces Week, with a range of displays and information stands from various military and civilian support organisations, an open air thanksgiving service and all day entertainment from world war period singers…

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    Stoke Gifford19 June–14 July 2017

    ACS Meets the Armed Forces

    Over an 4-week period ACS will focus on the contributions made to society by the Service industry. This will culminate in an activities week where around 80 students will participate in a carousel of activities ranging from team building, problem solving, creative arts and peer group activities. Community artists will…

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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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    Stornoway24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day (and Breakfast)

    The CO OP Stornoway will lay on a breakfast roll and cup of Tea or Coffee from 09:00 – 10:00 for all veterans. Then at 18:00 there will be a March past the by various veteran and cadet organisations, past the Lord Lieutenant, to Percival Sq where the AFD flag…

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    Strathpeffer23–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Blue Flash Challenge

    The 2nd Armed Forces Day Blue Flash Challenge begins on Friday 23rd June 2017 with a 24 hour/ 100km march from Ft Augustus to Strathpeffer, undertaken by 10 x 4 man teams from various Regiments, Veteran Associations and Public Service personnel. The challengers will end their endurance trek by marching…

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    Stretford24 June 2017

    Trafford Armed Forces Day

    We are proud to have a reservist barracks (207 Field Hospital) in Trafford and so to celebrate Armed Forces Day, we (Trafford Council and 207 Field Hospital) will be jointly hosting a free family festival celebrating everything that’s great about Trafford on Saturday 24th June. This event will include a…

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    Sully24 June 2017

    Armed Forces and Community Open Day

    The Armed Forces & Community Open Day will be held in the Sully Sports and Social Club, South Road, Sully. The aim of the event is to bring the local community together with the Armed Forces, Veterans, Army, Navy & RAF Cadets, to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The event will…

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    Swadlincote17 June 2017

    Swadlincote Armed Forces Day

    The sixth annual Swadlincote Armed Forces Day is organised to raise awareness for Swadlincote and District Royal British Legion and the Poppy Appeal as well as celebrate the work of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. A number of Armed Forces and community information stalls will be onsite, together with local cadet…

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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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    Swanley24–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Weekend

    The event is to raise awareness and to inform more people about the work and services of The Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Reservists, Veterans, Cadets and the wider Armed Forces community, including Service families. The event is for all residents in Swanley and the wider community, to come…

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    Swansea24 June 2017

    Swansea Armed Forces Day

    It’s an opportunity for the people of Swansea to: Be more aware of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops…

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    Swindon24 June–24 December 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Swindon

    The day will feature: National Anthem Nepalese National Anthem Opening by Mayor of Swindon/MP for Swindon South Great Western Youth Band Britannia Majorettes Army Cadet Force Drill Team Kentwood Choir Army Cadet Corps of Drums Demonstration by Tai Kwon Do knights Swindon Lightening Cheerleaders Swindon Pegasus Brass Band Nepalese Dancers…

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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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    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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    Urmston17 June 2017

    Armed Forces “Thank You” Breakfast

    Our regular Armed Forces breakfast event will be hosted with an additional Armed Forces thank you. We will share the stories ( by presentations and on film) of our amazing local veterans with the local community, display bunting and flags and celebrate our Armed Forces Community. There will be a…

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    Warrington24 June 2017

    Warrington Armed Forces Day 2017

    Blue Apple Veterans is a locally-based Armed Forces charity (number 1155417). We intend to erect a marquee which will allow the general public to be introduced to Blue Apple and the services we offer, a ‘fancy dress’ and photography opportunity in historical and modern military uniform, a photo booth will be…

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    West Bridgford24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Proms in the Park

    Rushcliffe Borough Council marks Armed Forces Day with an annual ‘Proms in the Park’ concert and family fun day in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford. There’ll be performances throughout the day from local singers and bands including Nottinghamshire singer Lily Taylor Ward and the Nottinghamshire Police Band, leading up to our…

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    Weston Turville17 June 2017

    Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day

    The Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day is big celebratory family friendly fun day event packed with air displays, live music, live sport, attractions, food and craft stalls and also the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest Swing Dance. This is our chance to show our support for…

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    Weston-super-Mare17–18 June 2017

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend 2017

    The Armed Forces Weekend has developed into a must see two-day event that incorporates a wonderful Air Show, and is the result of 12 months dedicated work by the organising committee. The purpose of the event is to showcase the brilliant work of our local Armed Forces Family to the…

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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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    Windsor24 June 2017

    Dad’s Army Barbecue : A tribute to our Armed Forces

    Organised by Men’s Matters, a Windsor-based charity supporting older men to live with purpose. A barbecue with a ‘Dad’s Army’ theme held on Armed Forces Day held as a tribute to our Armed Forces. We will be inviting our local army veterans group.

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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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    Wolsingham24 June 2017

    Wolsingham Primary Armed Forces Fun Day

    Fun for all the family with live music and dance displays. Delicious BBQ, refreshments, children’s flag competion military assault course, inflatables, community stalls, demonstrations, veterans and cadets. Hopefully participation from various forces will be in attendance. Our fun filled event will be aimed at thanking and remembering all those in…

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    Wythenshawe24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day, Northenden and Wythenshawe

    The Northenden War Memorial will have been refurbished, with help from The War Memorials Trust. The Northenden Branch of The Royal British Legion would like the Memorial Garden to be formally re-opened on Armed Forces Day. The Memorial is located in front of The Northenden Social Club and light refreshments…

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    Ystradgynlais22 June 2017

    Maesydderwen Armed Forces Tea Party

    A celebration event for our Armed Forces community in Ystradgynlais & surrounding communities. Welcoming parents from the armed forces, local veterans, cadets and community members to the school to enjoy a themed Tea Party.

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