There are hundreds of events taking place to celebrate Armed Forces Day across the country. Search the map below to find your nearest event. The map and the site are updated regularly to provide details of Armed Forces Day 2016 events.
Accrington — 25 June 2016
Family day of activities including Stalls, Stage with music featuring local bands, choirs and a special last night of the prom finale with the East Lancashire band.
Barnstaple — 25 June 2016
This free event, led by North Devon Veterans Association and organised in partnership with a range of other organisations, charts military history through displays of equipment and memorabilia as well as live demonstrations. Forces veterans are also on hand to bring the displays to life and answer visitors’ questions, and…
Bodelwyddan — 18 June 2016
A family day for all ages in the beautiful grounds of Bodelwyddan Castle. An opportunity to enjoy military parades, a Drum Head Service, Military bands, fly-pasts and military displays. On-site parking available (including disabled parking). Admission is free.
Canvey Island — 25 June 2016
A parade featuring veterans, serving and cadet forces, will proceed through the town centre to The Paddocks Community Centre where a service will be held. All welcome.
Cleethorpes — 25 June 2016
The Armed Forces Day National Event will be held in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire in 2016. For more information, visit the national event part of this website, or the local website below, which will also include information about other events during the week.
Ellesmere Port — 27–27 June 2016
Vehicle displays, Cadets, Guns, Swords and Singers.
Lochgilphead — 18 June 2016
The ONLY Armed Forces Day in Argyll & Bute Saturday 18th June 2016 at 11:45am. The Front Green Lochgilphead Commemorating the 10 years since the Royal Regiment of Scotland was formed. At 12 noon, there will be a parade at 12 noon, of Veterans, Serving Personnel and Cadets from Drill…
Peterborough — 25 June 2016
Come along to our free, family fun day in the heart of Peterborough, cambs, loads of various events , vehicles, stalls and charities, parade, schools, music , dance… promises to be a fantastic day….see you there!
Pontefract — 25 June 2016
This year Wakefield Council will be celebrating the contribution of our Armed Forces and Veterans with a fun packed day of events and activities at Pontefract Park in the centre of the racecourse. Show your support and do come along to this free family fun day with loads to see…
Saint Ives — 25 June 2016
Military Vehicles and Displays, Live Music, Stalls, Fair Rides, Bands, Re-Enactors, Food Vendors, Charity Groups, Cadets, Games and Activities.
Sunderland — 24–26 June 2016
Friday 24 June: Opening Ceremony including Last Night of the Proms family sing along and Veterans Reunion. Saturday 25 June: Military Day. Military March, football competition and jam-packed entertainment including singers, dancers, performers, climbing wall, assault course, stalls, fairground rides, competitions, Lazer Quazer and lots more family entertainment. Evening (6pm…
Trowbridge — 25–26 June 2016
A day of activities and displays to show our appreciation of Armed Forces past, present and future. Serving and veteran groups, cadet units, marching bands, flypast, re-enactors plus skirmish, entertainers, catering, beer tent, traders, charities, military vehicles from different eras, classic cars. Something for all the family and all ages.