Saturday 27 June 2020

Armed Forces Day

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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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Tredegar28 June 2020

1) Armed Forces Day 2020

Tredegar Town Council organise an annual event in Bedwellty House and Park, Tredegar to further joint understanding of the role of the Forces, and how strong the link continues to be between the Forces and Town Council. Town Council actively support the Armed Forces Covenant and believe Tredegar is still…

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Andover21 June 2020

2) Love Andover Armed Forces Day.

Love Andover Armed Forces Day is a family celebration of our Armed Forces, past, present and future. A full day of activities, displays, music and a chance to meet the military services that serve to protect us. In 2020 we will join people across the UK to say “Thank You”…

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Headcorn26–27 June 2020

3) Headcorn Armed Forces Day

On June 27th Headcorn Aerodrome is taking part in National Armed Forces Day from 10:00hrs to 17:00hrs. There will be the usual airfield activities. Flying training, fixed wing and Helicopter, Micro Lighting, Parachuting and Model Flying as well as some WWII iconic aircraft. There will be a chance to meet…

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Bangor26 June 2020

5) Armed Forces memorial day

We hope to run a themed cross-curricular day where all pupils will learn about the armed forces in all subject areas. Careers, PE, History etc will combine to provide pupils with a greater understanding of the amazing work the armed forces do.

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Seaham25 June 2020

6) Finchale Armed Forces Day

Following on from the success of last year’s event, Finchale plans to re-run its popular Armed Forces Day. The event will take place at our premises at Belmont and weather permitting will be held outside! The event will celebrate the work of our armed forces with a focus on foods…

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Beverley5 July 2020

7) Beverley Armed Forces Day

This is the 11th consecutive year that Beverley has been proud to host an Armed Forces Day event. We will recognise the contribution made across the armed forces and thank them for their services and sacrifices. Members from the Navy, Army and Air Force as well as Cadets will parade…

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Brighton28 June 2020

8) Brighton & Hoves Armed Forces day

Join us at the Blind Veterans UK Brighton rehabilitation and training centre to celebrate Armed Forces Day! Brighton and Hove’s very own Armed Forces Day brings together our local cadets, military charities and veteran groups in an exciting day out for all the family. Enjoy a multitude of craft, military…

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Bristol20 June 2020

9) South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

This is a day for local community groups, veterans, cadet units, local uniformed groups, military personal and their families to join together to recognise the work and commitment of the armed forces. This day will include a parade through the high street with activities, displays and stalls in Page Park.

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The Wharf20–30 June 2020

10) ‘Art in the Aftermath’ in support of our Armed Forces

Style for Soldiers was founded 10 years ago by menswear designer Emma Willis MBE in response to the severe casualties returning from Afghanistan in the height of the violent conflict. Struck by the challenge these young men and women would now face post medical discharge from the military, having suffered…

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Camberley20 June 2020

11) Camberley Armed Forces Day

The Camberley Armed Forces Day is back in 2020 for it’s the second time on Saturday 20th June 2020! Showing off Camberley’s rich history and close links with the Military, this FREE family fun event will be an opportunity for the local community to come along to show its support…

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Codnor27 June 2020

13) Codnor Inn Armed Forces Day supported by Amber Valley Veterans

Welcome to the Codnor Inn, Derbyshire. Following the success of the 2019 AFD, we will be hosting the 2020 Armed Forces Day and will be supported by Amber Valley Veterans Club. There will be a BBQ, cold snacks and of course beers, wines & spirits available behind the bar. There…

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cromer27 June 2020

15) Armed forces display at Morrisons

Military vehicle display from norfolk military vehicle group inc ww2 sas jeep..ww2 motorcycle .radio and kit a copy of the limited editions sas war diary from 41 to 46. under the store archway

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Deeside20 June 2020

17) Armed Forces Day at the Defence Electronics & Components Agency, MOD Sealand

On 20 June 2020, the Defence Electronics and Components Agency will open its site in support of the UK’s Armed Forces, recognising the commitment and courage undertaken by those who protect our nation.  This event will welcome our local community, veterans, cadets, military personnel and their families to experience the…

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Denton27 June 2020

18) Tameside Armed Forces Day 2020

This is Tameside’s annual civic Armed Forces Day event, part of the National ‘Armed Forces Day’ Events and celebration. It has a varied menu of activities (inc. a veterans civic luncheon, entertainment, cultural engagement, arts and crafts, physical challenges and promotional stands). All public activities are free of charge and…

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Didcot20 June 2020

19) Vauxhall Barracks- Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

Vauxhall Barracks Play & Activity Day will take place on Saturday 20th June at Edmonds Park in Didcot from 11am until 3pm. Entrance & All activities will be free to ensure an inclusion for all. The event will offer a range of activities for Children, Young People and their Families.…

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Eccles28 June 2020

20) Salford Red Devils Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day Celebration will be based around Salford Red Devils home game against Leeds Rhinos. The day will involve many different activities for participants of all ages with military exhibitions and matches featuring Armed Forces Personnel.

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Edzell27 June 2020

21) Edzell Woods Armed Forces Day 2020

The residential community group in Edzell Woods would like to honour the Edzell Military Base by taking part in Armed Forces Day. We have some ex military personnel who still live on the base, who will be our guests of honour on the day. We will be having a fun…

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Gloucester27 June 2020

22) Armed Forces Day Gloucester City

A PARADE 12:30 pm from Gloucester City Centre to the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum at Gloucester Docks. FREE FAMILY DAY AND ENTERTAINMENT From 12.30 pm to 5 pm Come and visit the stalls & displays & enjoy the entertainment in front of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

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Gourdon27 June 2020

23) Armed Forces 40’s Day

The 1940’s day will feature vintage stalls, historical vehicles and army vehicles. We will also have a big band/ swing band perform and swing dance performance. Food stalls will also be provided although people will be invited to bring there own picnic. This will be free to attend and is…

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Middlesbrough25 June 2020

24) Grangetown United Armed Forces Community Event

FROG have recently opened a new community hub. We have not held an armed forces event so from January 2020 until March 2020 we will be working with local residents who have or are still are in the armed forces and their families to put together ideas and plan for…

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Hinckley27 June 2020

26) Armed Forces Day event and parade

In partnership with the Hinckley Combined Ex-service Association and St Mary’s Church this will be a great event to honour our past and present serving armed forces. Free event where everyone is welcome to come and thank our past and present serving armed forces, with a parade and outdoor church…

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Kendal27 June 2020

27) Armed Forces and Blue Light Tribute

Our historic town is organising an event for HM Forces to enjoy plus allowing them to show off their skills and equipment. It will be a great day for families and thanks to Kendal BID’s financial support many of the attractions and entertainment will be free to enjoy (Charitable donations…

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Kingston upon Thames29–27 June 2020

28) Armed Forces Celebration Dance

Vintage 1940’s Band, Vintage 1940’s DJ’s playing off original vinyl records from the 1940’s and early 1950’s.

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29) Littlehampton Armed Forces Day 2020

a free action-packed day in aid of the Royal British Legion to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. There will be lots of activities for all the family to enjoy including arena attractions, vintage market and charity stall, military vehicles and aerial displays.…

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Liverpool27 June 2020

30) Merseyside Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club

Get together for serving and former members of HM Forces and supporters. Informal gathering in the Cornmarket, all welcome. Food and drinks available. Great opportunity to get together with friends old and new, pull up a bollard and swing the lantern.

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Llanelli27 June 2020

31) Armed Forces Day 2020

Parade through town with Marching Band, Co of Drums, Parade of Standards, Drum Head Service, Male choir & march past, starting at Eastgate onto Spring Gardens. Military stands, displays and events throughout the day. Discounts in local bars/restaurants and followed by a full town entertainment day with variuos national and…

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Lowestoft27 June 2020

33) Lowestoft Armed Forces Day

Military Vehicles, Trade Stalls, Entertainment on Stage, Military Stands, Marching Bands, Replica Spitfire, Bouncy Castles, Displays in the Arena, Drumhead Service.

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Mansfield28 June 2020

34) ‘Thanks & Fun’ A Tribute to the Armed Forces

All the local Armed forces groups and cadets have been invited to attend Mansfield’s tribute to all the Armed Forces to say ‘Thank you’ and recognise their role in our community. This is a well-established and well attended day with a great atmosphere. The day starts with a parade lead…

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Newport, Isle of Wight.20 June 2020

35) Isle of Wight Armed Forces Day 2020

Parade of Veterans, Armed Forces personnel (including Reservists), bands Cadets and other young persons groups with the salute being taken by the lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight. There will be displays by members of the forces, bands, music and entertainments for all age groups. stalls will be set…

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Otley5 July 2020

36) Otley Armed Forces Day

Hosted by Otley Armed Forces Day Community Organisations, this free event celebrates the courage and contribution of the Armed Forces past and present. There will be something for all ages on offer, including: • a parade from Leeds Road to the events field and salute, enabling the public to show…

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Plymouth27 June 2020

37) Armed Forces activity Day Plymouth

To bring together men, women and young people who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. For an activity day utilising Plymouths’ strongest asset, the Sea. Although this is aimed at the “Military family” we would not turn away participants who…

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Pontefract27 June 2020

38) Wakefield Armed Forces Day Event 2020

The event will include a flag raising ceremony attended by Veterans, RBL (with standards), Civic & Military dignitaries. The main event will include a variety of Military and Cadet stalls, Veterans Associations, Military Charities and stands from Blue Light Services and local community agencies that provide essential support services to…

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St Helier27 June 2020

39) Jersey Armed Forces Day

Jersey Armed Forces Day to include: Cadet Drill Competition, Veterans Parade Military Vehicle Display Service Charities, 1781 Militia, Band Marching Displays Everyone is welcome!

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St Ives27 June 2020

40) St Ives Armed Forces Day

St Ives Town Council is proud to once again be arranging a day to celebrate all our Armed Services – past present and future with 42 Engr Regt (Geo) . The day brings together local community groups, veterans, cadet units, local uniformed groups, military personal and their families to have…

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Salisbury28–27 June 2020

41) Armed Forces Day

Salisbury City Council will host the annual Armed Forces Day event on Sunday 28 June in Salisbury Market Place, Guildhall and Guildhall Square from 10am until 4pm. The FREE event offers a chance for city residents to supportthe past, present and future of the Armed Forces and its community. People…

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Scampton27 June 2020

42) Celebrating our Armed Forces

Very much still in its infancy we are looking to hold an event which will celebrate the work that our Armed Forces do at RAF Scampton.

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Scunthorpe20 June 2020

43) North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2020

North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day is the chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – from those currently in service, to veterans, cadets and their families. This free event has a full schedule of displays and activities to keep all…

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Sedbergh26–28 June 2020

44) Hells Fells 2020 Armed Forces Day

Hells Fells 2020 Armed Forces Day is a family festival to celebrate the very best of our armed forces, whilst raising awareness for those who have struggled adapting to civilian life. The event is a festival set in the Yorkshire Dales and will have various activities for all ages to…

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Snaith21 June 2020

46) Snaith Mid Summer Market, VE Day and Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Snaith and Cowick Town Council are planning to run a Mid Summer Market with 40 stalls including local community groups and organisations who wish to promote their work which will include, Pollington War Memorial Gardens (supporting RAF Waddington 51 Squadron), Goole Air Cadets, Local Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Vale of Snaith…

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South Shields21 June 2020


A FAMILY FUN DAY begins with a cavalcade of 100s of motorbikes, trikes & scooters riding along the seafront and in to Bents Park, followed by army, navy and air force marching troops and cadets then the pipes & drums. The event will be opened by the Lord Mayor and…

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Southport28 June 2020

48) Southport Armed Forces Day

Sunday 28h June Local Veterans from SSAFA Sefton (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold 2020 Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall. Starting the event off with a Drumhead Service at 11:00…

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Spennymoor20 June 2020

49) Spennymoor Armed Forces Day Event

The event will start at 11am with the Drumhead service, followed at 12noon by free family entertainment. This includes face painters, singers, dancers, inflatable and rides, fancy dress competition and much more. Members of the Armed Forces will be present to celebrate with us, including the RAF, representatives from the…

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Stoke-on-Trent28 June 2020


This event is a family day of celebration for Armed Forces personnel, past and present. There will be in excess of 3000 visitors on the day from across Staffordshire and Cheshire. The day will consist of a full military parade and drumhead service.. taking part in the parade will be…

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Stourport-on-Severn27 June 2020

51) Wyre Forest Armed Forces Day

09:00 A march from The Royal British Legion over the river to the Stourport Cricket Club. Taking part to include:- RBL (Stourport, Kidderminster Wolverley, Any Others), Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club (Kidderminster), Cadets, CCF, local Reserves (Any Others and Units to be contacted and confirmed), Emergency Services 10:00 hrs…

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Sunderland26–28 June 2020

52) Sunderland Armed Forces Weekend

The Sunderland Armed forces Weekend falls in line with the National Armed Forces Day celebrations and is held on the last weekend of June every year. The event is free for the whole community of Sunderland and further afield and is our opportunity to come together and celebrate our Armed…

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Swanley27 June 2020

53) Armed Forces Day

This event is free to the public. The uniformed cadet groups will be participating in a parade and in addition to stalls to recruit new members and they will also provide some of the various displays throughout the day. There will be stalls from groups and residents including the Royal…

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Taunton4 July 2020

54) Somerset Armed Forces day 2020

Open for all free community event supported by Regular and Reserve forces along with Cadets and Veterans from across Somerset. The event will feature over 200 local business stalls along with Kids, Refreshment, static display, and Arena zones, which will feature the Hornets Free Fall Parachute team, Marching bands, Tug-0-War,…

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Taunton4 July 2020

55) Taunton & Somerset Armed forces day 2020

Somerset’s Armed Forces day will be held in the heart of our County Town Taunton and will include displays from our Regular and Reserve, forces along with Veterans and cadets groups from across the county. Over 100 stalls already booked with arena displays to include marching bands, free fall parachute…

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Tidworth27 June 2020

56) Tidworth Armed Forces Day

This free to enter event celebrates the courage and contribution of the Armed Forces past and present. There will be something for all ages on offer, including: Tigers Children’s Motorcycle Team, a music concert from 6pm till 10pm featuring Miss Armed Forces Sweetheart (Claire Grey), a huge range of family-friendly…

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Torquay20 June 2020

57) Torbay Armed Forces Day

A day to celebrate our Armed forces community,family’s and Torbay Veterans. This day is arranged by The Torbay Armed Forces and Veterans Breafast club. military parade 11 am,large marquee with entertainment through out the day. a beautiful setting on one of Devon’s most idyllic coast lines.

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Trimdon Grange20 June 2020

58) Armed Forces Family Fun Day

we hope to bring the community together once again, having brass bands, community groups on display, past and present memorabilia, armed forces and uniformed services along, family fun and sports events for all to be involved with, linking in with other communities and groups – for people of all ages

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Trowbridge27–28 June 2020

59) Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations

This will be our 16th yea of helping raise awareness of UK Armed Forces, their roles around the world and to say thank you to the them and their families. A full programme of activities on both days with reenactment, vehicle displays, stalls, charities, flypast, choirs, marching and concert bands,…

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Weston Super Mare27–28 June 2020

60) Weston Armed Forces Weekend

The Armed Forces Day has developed into a must see two-day event that incorporates a wonderful Air Show and attracts over 200,000 visitors over the weekend and is the result of 12 months dedicated work by the organising committee. The purpose of the event is to showcase the brilliant work…

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Weymouth20–22 June 2020

61) Weymouth Armed Forces Celebrations

It is with great pleasure, that we announce the 2020 Armed Forces Celebrations in Weymouth will take place over the weekend of Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd June. The town will welcome veterans and visitors to a weekend of commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans…

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Wisbech21 June 2020

62) Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2020

The event will open with the Flag tasing ceremony of the Armed Forces Day Flag at 10.00. Ex-service Associations, Service Charities, Uniformed Cadet groups and other interested groups will have stalls to display their heritage and capabilities throughout the day. Many service vehicles will be on display and the Guy…

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