Saturday 30 June 2018

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    There are hundreds of events taking place to celebrate Armed Forces Day across the country. Search the map below to find your nearest event. The map and the site are updated regularly to provide details of Armed Forces Day events.

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    1 July 2018

    Torbay Armed Forces Day 2018

    Queens Park – Used for Military Themed Attractions, Military & Military Associations Exhibitors, Family Day, Entertainment for both Children & Adults. Parade – Veterans March through Paignton Town Centre Party – A celebration of the Armed Forces Family including live music & entertainment.

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Swanley

    After a successful first year holding an Armed Forces Event, Swanley Town Council are aiming to make 2018 even bigger and better! There will be special re-enactments throughout the day in the main stage , with a surprise salute to mark Armistice Day 100th anniversary. As well as re-enactments, there…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Letchworth Garden City

    A full fun day of celebrating our Armed Forces in Hertfordshire is planned! You are invited to come along and support the local veterans and serving members. Band, Military vehicles, RBL, RNA, RAFA, Royal Air Force 100 celebration, Cadet Challenge Cup Soapbox Challenge, local trade stalls, children’s rides, food stalls.…

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    30 June 2018

    Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

    Come along to our Armed Forces day showcase event to see amazing performances and demonstrations to celebrate the contribution that the armed forces community makes to the life of our city. We will also have a wide range of stands representing the foremost military related charities and organisations in Wolverhampton.…

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    23–25 June 2018

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The Borough will weclome veterans, residents and visitors to a weekend of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Weymouth event will honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless…

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    30 June 2018

    St Anns Armed Forces Day Event

    The day starts with a football tournament that will run throughout the event. We will be having stalls, games, blow up army style obstacle course, tombola, cakes, music etc. It is for us to say thank you to our serving troops and show support and help to our veterans. Our…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Flambards, Cornwall

    A fun day for all the family with the opportunity to meet serving personnel and veterans. There will be military charities, military vehicles and displays, Cadet forces, Culdrose Military Wives Choir and numerous other attractions both inside and outside the park.

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    24 June 2018

    Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service – Honingham

    Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service to honour those who have served and currently serve in HM Armed Forces. Open to all, particularly service personnel, veterans, cadets and the families of members of the Armed Forces

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

    A weekend of displays from both serving and veteran military personnel, military vehicles, living history groups plus skirmishes, marching bands, choirs, concert bands, trade stalls, charity stalls, catering, bar, flypasts, culminating on Sunday with a Parade through town and a Drumhead Service in front of the Bandstand. Something for everyone,…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 -Haverhill

    Armed Forces Day in Haverhill is an event for the whole Community. There will be a display of military vehicles, stalls with Military memorabilia, games and activities plus representatives from local groups and organisations including the Royal British Legion and the Family History Society. The will be some singing, some…

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    1 July 2018

    Crewe 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Festival

    Parade and Service Drill competition Cadets displays Military Vehicles Exhibition Entertainment programme WW1 exhibition Stalls and community groups who provide services to Serving Personnel and Vetrans

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    23–24 June 2018

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend 2018

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend in conjunction with our friends from Weston Air Days, provides arguably the biggest and best Free to Enter Armed Forces Event in the South-West. Since 2014 we have been working together with the Air Days Team to bring you an exciting, exhilarating and interesting weekend and…

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Greenhithe RBL

    Our event will follow the successful format of previous year’s inviting the local community to join Cadets, reservists, veterans and re enactment organisations to recognised the work done by past and present armed forces personnel

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    1 July 2018

    Southampton Armed Forces Day Parade

    Southampton has a long military history and 2018 is the centenary year of the Royal Air Force, 100 years since the end of WW1 and the 10th anniversary of Armed Forces Day. There will be a parade and static displays to celebrate, support and thank our Armed Forces personnel. The…

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    23 June 2018

    Blue Flash Hadrian’s Challenge Armed Forces Lunch in the Park 2018

    A joint forces trek across Hadrian’s Wall in 24 hours. Participants include serving, reserves, public and private sector. Limbless, disabled and families will engage to demonstrate across the North of England and South of Scotland their collective support. Teams will complete this trek and meet a very large group of…

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

    Trowbridge will invite the public to honour UK Armed Forces (past, present and future), to learn about their roles in both peacetime and conflict, their humanitarian aid across the world, their skills, their camaraderie and the history of their units. The Parade through town and Drumhead Service on Sunday will…

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    25 June 2018

    Torridge District Council Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event

    Torridge District Council is starting to put together a programme to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Armed Forces Day in June 2018. Our event will take place on 25 June 2018 and as in previous years will commence at 6.30pm with a military parade from Bideford Quay to Victoria Park,…

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    30–30 June 2018

    2018 Crowborough Armed Forces Day Celebration

    A day to celebrate the UK armed forces. This will be a multi-faceted event located in the centre of the town, run under the auspices of the local RBL branch with the co-operation of the local council, for individuals and families in the local community. The aim, through a variety…

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    30 June 2018

    Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2018

    A free public event to be held on a open area, with main arena. Lots of stalls and activities for all to enjoy. Details on the Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2018 page

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    23–30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Week – Carlisle 2018

    23rd June – Raising of Armed Forces Week Flag. Static Displays and Activities. Cadet Drill Parade. Band Support. Competitions and Collection for Military Charities. 28th June – Ceremony to mark the Centenary of the award of the Victoria Cross to Lt J H Collin VC, and the laying of a…

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    24 June 2018

    North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

    We have held the event throughout N.Lincs over the past eight years and have now decided to bring it back into the heart of Scunthorpe, in a location known to everyone in Scunthorpe and surrounding areas. The event begins with a flag raising ceremony and parade. Various events will take…

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    23 June 2018

    NI Armed Forces Day Coleraine

    Drum Head Service in Church Street, Coleraine Parade Race event with dragon boats (or similar) on the River Bann (Unit teams provided by the military) Military stands Entertainment & hospitality Beating retreat in The Diamond at close of day We expect participation and attendance from up to 8,000 services personnel…

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    24 June 2018

    Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2018

    The event will be a tribute to service veterans and current serving members and their families. The event will begin at 10.00 with an AFD Flag ring ceremony. During the day Wisbech Market place will be filled with stalls, demonstrations and attractions by local ex-service associations, service charities, local uniformed…

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    30 June 2018

    Peterlee Armed Forces Day

    A WW2 enactment group has been booked offering an outdoor tent and weapons display, (pertaining to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry which captured Pegasus Bridge on D Day 1944). This will include a realistic display of camp life for the soldiers at the time and an extensive display of…

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    30 June 2018

    Dacorum Armed Forces Day 2018

    The Dacorum Armed Forces Day event will give local residents the valuable opportunity to show support and appreciation for the entire Armed Forces community. This includes cadets, veterans and families of Service members as well as those who are currently serving. The free, family friendly event will feature The Portsmouth…

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    30 June 2018

    Cromer Armed Forces Day 2018

    Once again, the hugely popular Cromer Armed Forces Day will be a day when the town and its’ hundreds of summertime visitors can meet serving, ex-serving and future serving members of our wonderful armed forces. Along with the numerous supporters of the forces from various groups and organisations, they will…

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    30 June 2018

    Plymouth Armed Forces Day

    Plymouth’s family-friendly Armed Forces Day looks set to be another bumper event delivering a whole host of exciting and exhilarating displays, interactive activities, military bands, parades and a not to be missed air show featuring death defying acrobatics. Military hardware including weapons displays, static helicopter(s), military vehicles and equipment will…

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Day NE Lincs & RAF100

    Saturday -Armed Forces Day, Parade at 1300 (1km), Flying displays, static military displays, musical entertainment, Sunset Parade at 1900, twilight flying display, giant firework display to music. Sunday -RAF100 Day, RAF Parade at 1300 (1km), Flying display 100 years of RAF flying, Static display of aircraft cockpits. Band performance.

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Dog Show

    ARMED FORCES DAY Dog Show- celebrating the role of military dogs over the last 100 years. Displays, classes to enter, exhibition and talks by veterans from Bravehound

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    30 June 2018

    Veterans and Armed Forces Day

    This event runs from 11am until 4pm with a veteran and cadet parade, including an inspection. Community stalls, fun fair, inflatable assault course, hot food & drinks, along with arena entertainment. Martello Fields, Seaford, East Sussex.

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    30 June 2018

    Ashford Armed Forces Day

    This event is open to the public. We will be having stalls, games, tombola, cakes, music etc. It is for us to say thank you to our serving troops and show support and help to our veterans.

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    30 June 2018

    Morecambe Armed Forces Day 2018

    A celebration to show support by the people of Morecambe, Lancaster and surrounding districts for our Armed Forces. The day will start with a veterans and cadet parade along Morecambe promenade to the ‘Platform’ area where there will be several veteran stalls and exhibits, Air Force and Army displays and…

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    30 June 2018

    Goole Armed Forces Day

    Disco / Raffle / Military Vehicles -TBC Fund Raising for the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) Bugler from the Light Infantry Asscociation And what ever else we can organise

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    30 June 2018

    Ringwood Armed Forces Day

    A day for members of the local Ringwood and Disatrict community to recognize the contribution that the Armed Forces make to every day life. With displays and reenactors, bands and service charities. Food and Drink. Children’s funfair. Military Vehicles.

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    7 July 2018

    Hartlepool Armed Forces Day

    The Heugh Battery will be the focal point of the AFD in Hartlepool. It preserves the only WW1 Battlefield in the UK and commemorates the Bombardment of Hartlepool on the 16/12/1914 during which the first British Soldier Theophilus Jones of the DLI was killed. surrounding it there will be displays…

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    30 June 2018

    Manchester Armed Forces Day: A Big Thank You

    Come along and salute our Forces with a day filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy. The day starts with The Lancashire Artillery Band playing from 11am, followed by a march past at 11.30am, complete with a spectacular ceremonial firing of guns. Throughout the afternoon, enjoy music from…

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    30 June 2018

    Fawley Armed Forces Day

    Fawley Armed Forces day is back. We are aiming to make this event bigger and better then previous years. Come support your serving forces and veterans. Parachute display, Marchwood Military Wives Choir, Petting Zoo, Military Vehicles, Stalls, Bouncy Castles and lots more to be confirmed.

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    30 June–30 January 2018

    Armed Forces Day Folkestone – 2018

    The event aims to unite the Service Personnel of the past, present and future and Cadets to increase awareness of the Armed Forces contribution to the community and ensure that the Armed Forces understand how much they are valued, respected and supported both locally and nationally. Stands and displays (from…

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    30 June 2018

    Stirling Armed Forces Day 2018

    An afternoon of free, family fun and entertainment in Stirling’s historic King’s Park to show your support for our armed forces. Entertainment programme is packed with a city centre parade, military displays, music, dancing and interactive fun for the whole family.

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    29 June 2018

    Armed Forces Celebration Evening – Canterbury

    The concert will celebrate the Centenary of the ending of WW1 and the Centenary of the Royal Air Force which was formed on 1st April 1918. The concert include performances from the Salvation Army Band, Snowdon Colliery Male Choir, Canterbury Ladies Choir, Dancers from Canterbury Academy (ex students of CA)…

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    23 June 2018

    Dover White Cliffs RBL Armed Forces Day Dover

    A day to celebrate our Armed Forces for the whole family. Adult and Children’s entertainment, exhibitions, and demonstrations by reenactors. Local organisation (charities) and shops will invited to have a stall. Our local cadets will be involved with demonstrations and fun for the younger generation. There will be a veteran’s…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Birmingham

    The event will consist of a Drumhead Service. There will be a number of stalls from veterans, charity organisations, children’s activities, armed forces vehicles and stands.

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    25 June 2018

    Flying the Flag for Our Armed Forces – Haddington

    A short ceremony to mark the flag raising will be held at 10.30am on Monday 25 June at the Town House, Haddington. Local armed forces veterans who would like to come along for morning tea and coffee after the ceremony are welcome to attend. Please register your attendance at: Email…

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    25–30 June 2018

    Bolton Armed Forces Day

    Bolton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 30th June – An opportunity to celebrate and thank all Forces past and present and a chance for the Bolton community and the Forces communities to come together. Always a very popular event in the centre of Bolton, there will be Cadet participation and…

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    30 June 2018

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day 2018

    This event is a public celebration of the UK Armed Forces past, present and future by the people of East Grinstead. It begins at 10.30am and finishes at 3pm. It is held at the Meridian Hall and the surrounding property of the Town Council recreation grounds at East Court. There…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Family Funday

    Armed forces Family fun day BBQ, with face painting, military displays, memorabilia. Entertainment throughout the day including a  Big Prize Raffle with flat screened TV as one of the prizes, toy stall and a tombola. Kids surprise box and tombola – everyone’s a winner! Any proceeds from the day will…

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    Andover23–24 June 2018

    Andover Armed Forces Day 2018

    This event is a family event to celebrate the work the Armed Forces do for our community. We will have members of the local armed forces present with military equipment, battle reenactments, interactive displays for children, funfair, and pitches for local charities and organisations. There will be food vans and…

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    Dawley23 June 2018

    WW1 Centenary and Armed Forces Celebration – Dawley park

    To hold a free celebration in the local park where the entrance gates are a memorial to those that lost their live in WW1. To hold an event to make 100 years of WW1 and a celebration of the Armed Forces. Great Dawley Town Council is working in partnership with…

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    Denton30 June 2018

    Tameside Armed Forces Day 2018

    • Tameside’s AFD will start with a short remembrance service, giving the wider community a chance to come together in a respectful display of support and understanding. • Civic reception for ex-service, serving personnel and families of the fallen with the Civic Mayor, Councillors and local dignitaries. • The remainder…

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    Porthleven24 June 2018

    4th Southerly Point Armed Forces Day

    A thoroughly entertaining day for all, children, adults and families. Our 4th event, and a grand day to thank our veterans, families and serving personal. We will be making this a huge multi community event, with food, entertainment, rides, stalls and a chance to bring all together to capture the…

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    Strathpeffer29–30 June 2018

    Blue Flash Challenge 2018 Armed forces Trek

    Blue Flash Challenge 2018 is a 100k agility trek in 24 hours across the highlands of Scotland, starting at Fort Augustas and ending in the wonderful scenic town of Strathpeffer .Teams of four ,can tackle either a 20k, 40 k or 100k trek through some of the most wonderful scenic…

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    Thornbury30 June 2018

    South Glos Armed Forces Day

    South Glos ‘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’s a parade including veterans, cadet groups, bands and military vehicles. The procession…

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    Trimdon30 June 2018

    TCCA Armed Forces Day – Trimdon

    We are holding and Armed Forces Awareness Day, this is to thank all past, present and future Veterans We will be holding Entertainment for all ages, Police, St Johns Ambulance & Fire Engine presence with displays. Live music, stalls and so much more.

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    Weymouth23–24 June 2018

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The Borough will welcome veterans, residents and visitors to a weekend of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Celebrations will honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless work…

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