Saturday 29 June 2019

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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Mansfield30 June 2019

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

Our celebration is to say thank you to all the Armed Forces over the decades, both serving and veterans within the Mansfield area. This is a community event where we aim to raise the awareness of the different groups who represent all the different armed forces locally. We want to…

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London1 July 2019

2) Armed Forces Day Community Showcase

This year, Alfie James Productions will be creating a special evening showcasing new writing from local Playwrights and poets celebrating and paying respect to the Armed Forces and the remarkable work which they do. Including short films, short drama pieces, poetry and music and held in an intimate and comfortable…

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Bidefiord24 June 2019

4) Bideford Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event

Torridge District Council’s Armed Forces Day event will take place on 24 June 2019 and as in previous years will commence at 6.30pm with a military parade from Bideford Quay to Victoria Park. The parade comprises serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans, cadets, members of the scouting association, youth…

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Bishopton22 June 2019

5) Cottage Veterans Armed Forces Day Street Party

It is our annual AFD street party held in McCallum Way, in the grounds of Erskine Hospital. It is organised by the Veterans that live in the cottages. all veterans are Ex Armed Forces with various degrees of disability due to having served. We have a buffet, raffle, tombola, bouncy…

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Hemel Hempstead29 June 2019

6) Dacorum Armed Forces Day 2019

Dacorum Borough Council is proud to be organising our third Armed Forces Day event. We aim to bring the community together in commemoration of those that are, or have been, involved with the Armed Forces. There will be an exciting programme of entertainment and plenty of adventure equipment for children…

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Littlehampton29 June 2019

7) Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

A day to celebrate those who serve and have served in the Armed Forces and uniform services. The day begins with a parade and drumhead service followed by arena displays, live entertainment, a charity fair, cadets assault course, vintage market, military and emergency services vehicles. Military vehicles, exhibitors and service…

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Malvern29 June 2019

8) Malvern Armed Forces Day Gala

Malvern Armed Forces Day will include a military parade, retro music performances, historical reenactments, food and drink stalls, and a general celebration of our past and present Armed Forces.

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Cleethorpes28–30 June 2019

9) North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend 2019

North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend (AFD19) will be held from 1200 Friday 28th June through 1700 Sunday 30th June 2019 with Armed Forces Day main formalities on Saturday 29th June 2019. A full weekend of events to celebrate the work of our Armed Forces will include parades, entertainment, fireworks…

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Plymouth29 June 2019

10) Plymouth Armed Forces Day 2019

Plymouth’s exciting Armed Forces Day will be returning to Plymouth Hoe, on Saturday 29 June. This family-fun event will, once again, provide an action packed line-up of military parades, arena displays, air displays, static helicopters, energetic and interactive activities, over 120 exhibitions, as well as live music right through into…

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Teignmouth23 June 2019

11) Teignmouth Armed Forces Day

There will be a variety of stalls and entertainment throughout the day and our local Cadet groups will be attending. A parade for veterans, current personnel and Cadets will take place. The day is to say ‘thank you’ to our armed forces.

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Tidworth22 June 2019

12) Tidworth Armed Forces Day

On Saturday 22nd June, between 10.00am & 5.00pm, members of the public, the Armed Forces, local businesses and charities are coming together to celebrate Armed Forces Day 2019. This free family friendly event, Celebrating our Armed Forces past, present and future.

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Weston-Super-Mare22–23 June 2019

14) Weston Armed Forces Days 2019

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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Weymouth22–24 June 2019

15) Weymouth Armed Forces Celebrations

Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations taking place in the Borough on Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th June 2019. On the Saturday, the impressive Historic Military Vehicles will arrive on the Seafront from 10 am, visit the Association stands to gain a wealth of information of the various…

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Andover29 June 2019

17) Love Andover Armed Forces Day 2019

On Saturday 29th June, between 10.00am & 6.00pm, members of the public, the Armed Forces, and many local businesses & charitable organisations will come together to celebrate Armed Forces Day 2019. This free family friendly event, hosted by Andover Radio and held at Vigo Recreation Ground near Andover town centre,…

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Ashford30 June 2019

18) Armed Forces Day Fun Day

There will be a variety of activities on the day including: Fun dog show Tug of war Bouncy castles Fair ground rides Games Military presence with REME Army, Air and sea/marine cadets A variety of military charities Plus more to be confirmed

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Ashford30 June 2019

19) Ashford Armed Forces Day

There will be a variety of activities on the day including: Tug of war Bouncy castles Fair ground rides Games Military presence Army, Air and sea/marine cadets A variety of military charities Plus more to be confirmed

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Barrow-in-Furness22 June 2019

20) Armed Forces Week Flag Raising Parade

A Tri Service Parade, a Service of Blessing the Armed Forces Day Flag and a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Town Hall followed by a March through Barrow with bands to the Royal British Legion in Holker Street for a Social Afternoon with Entertainment and Refreshments. The March through Barrow…

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Bearpark6 July 2019

21) Bearpark Armed Forces Day Funday

A free family friendly event held to celebrating our Armed Forces past, present and future. Flag raising, climbing wall, games, cadets, facepainting, sideshows, military memorabilia, refreshments and lots more!

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Bognor Regis22 June 2019

22) Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day

Our Armed Forces Day is held to Honour Britain's Armed Forces Past, Present and Future. Our draft programme for the day is:- Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day - Saturday 22nd June 2019 Draft Programme of Events: 10.00 Parade Assemble RAFA Club 10.30 Parade to march off from RAFA Club and…

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Camberley6 July 2019

23) Camberley’s Armed Forces Day Event

Camberley is proud to announce its all new Armed Forces Day event on the 6th July 2019 in Park Street. 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…

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Crosskeys22–23 June 2019

25) Crosskeys Armed Forces ‘A Day to Remember’

Family Fun Day. Fairground, Market Stalls, Artisan Foods, Music in the Bandstand, Classic Cars, Military Re-enactors. Facepainting and lots lots more. Fun for all the family. Only a short walk from Crosskeys Railway Station or major bus links

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Folkestone30 June 2019



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Greenhithe22 June 2019

27) Greenhithe Royal British Legion Armed Forces Day

Our annual Armed Forces Day brings together the local community, our MP and Councillors, cadets, reservists, veterans and regular service personnel. We also have miltary historic re enactment groups in attendance along with local pipers and other musical acts. Last year over 1000 local people joined us throughout the day.

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Hayling Island29–30 June 2019

28) Hayling Island ‘Armed Forces’ Revival Festival

Inn On The Beach have partnered with Royal British Legion, Salvation Army, Army Reserve and Army Careers to put on a two day Revival Festival to celebrate Armed Forces Day. We have vintage cars, armed vehicles, music, entertainment for this fun, community event. Our staff will be dressed in 1940’s…

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Helston29 June 2019

29) Cornwall Armed Forces Day

Cadet forces, Auxiliary forces, Military Veterans Charities, military vehicles, softball range, Culdrose Military Wives Choir, many exhibitions and displays. A fun event for all the family.

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Norwich30 June 2019

30) Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service

A church service to honour Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and to remember those who served in Operation Dynamo 1940. All current service personnel and ex services veterans welcome to attend

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Norwich30 June 2019

31) Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service

A church service to honour Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and to remember those who served in Operation Dynamo 1940. All current service personnel and ex services veterans welcome to attend

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Coventry26 June 2019

32) Armed Forces Community Peace Picnic 2019

A community Peace Picnic to mark Armed Forces Day and the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the newly established Coventry Community Peace Orchard. The event will bring together serving and former members of the Armed Forces, three local schools and members of local communities who have helped to plant trees,…

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Lincoln29 June 2019

34) City of Lincoln Armed Forces Day

All 3 services of the Regular Armed Forces, the Reserve Forces and Cadet Forces are in attendance. The opening ceremony includes the march on of the standards – an element of all 3 services and cadets. The reviewing dignitaries include the Station Commanders of 5 RAF Stations, the local MP,…

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Lincoln29 June 2019

35) The City of Lincoln’s Armed Forces Day

The City of Lincoln has continuously held an Armed Forces Day event every year since it all began in 2010. This year's event will uphold the thread of previous years in supporting our local Tri-Service personnel based within the City and Lincolnshire as a whole, our various Reservists and our…

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Livingston30–29 June 2019

36) West Lothian Armed Forces Day

We will have a Parade, Opening Service, Entertainment, Activities, Displays, Information Stalls, and Closing Ceremony. The event is free to attend and all are welcome. Participants include the local Cadet Forces, Military Units, Military Associations, and Service-Related Organisations.

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London29–30 June 2019

37) The Fun Kids Virtual Armed Forces Street Party

Everyone is welcome to celebrate Armed Forces Day with the Fun Kids ‘Virtual Armed Forces Street Party’. Join national children’s radio station, Fun Kids, between 11am and 2pm on Saturday 29th June for three hours of great music and activities to help you run your own party to celebrate Armed…

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Malvern29 June 2019

39) Malvern Armed Forces Day

Malvern Armed Forces Day will include a military parade, retro music performances, historical reenactments, food and drink stalls, and a general celebration of our past and present Armed Forces.

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Manchester29 June 2019

40) Manchester Armed Forces Day – A Big Thank You

The event offers a chance for people of all ages to show their appreciation and support for the Armed Forces and veterans. Service personnel and their families from across Manchester will be invited to either participate or enjoy the event. The event is now in it’s fifth year at St…

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Marlow29 June 2019

41) Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day

The aim for 2019 is to deliver another big family friendly fun day event for all with a particular emphasis on saying Thank You to the Armed Forces Family in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Once again we will include a flying display in our event programme. Fairground rides and attractions,…

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Newport22 June 2019

42) Ilse of Wight Armed Forces Day 2019

Parade of Veterans, armed Forces personnel (including reservists), with the salute being taken by our Lord Lieutenant. There will be bands and displays and various entertainments for all age groups. Stalls will be set up on the Riverside and Quay area. The event will be for all residents of and…

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ower29–30 June 2019

43) Mortimer Arms Armed Forces Day

The Mortimer Arms Armed Forces Day event Great outdoor Fun with Live Bands BBQ, Skittle Alley Big Connect Four and Much More Serving and Veterans will also receive 5% discount on main menu meals on showing valid Veteran/Service ID Cards. If you fancy staying the Night we will also have…

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Paignton23–29 June 2019

44) Torbay Armed Forces Day 2019

Torbay Council, the Ministry of Defence, Torbay Veterans and a number of local organisations will be supporting the Armed Forces Day event, at which Britain’s armed forces past, present and future will be honoured. The event will take the form of military themed attractions, military association exhibitors, family days and…

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Paignton23 June 2019

45) Torbay Armed Forces Day 2019

Following the success of the 2018 Torbay Armed Forces Day, which was held for the first time at Paignton Rugby & Cricket Club, Queens Road, we are delighted to announce that we have a provisional date of Armed Forces Day, Sunday 23 June 2019. We would like to take this…

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Penistone29 June 2019

46) Penistone Armed Forces Day

Simply the only showground Armed Forces Day in our region. The day starts with a Military Parade through our town with marching bands and military vehicles followed by an arena tattoo style show with public displays, marching bands and re-enactments. The show ground is host to veteran organisations, trade stalls…

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Peterborough29 June 2019

47) Peterborough National Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces Day Peterborough 2019 will include a variety of performances, stalls, charities and military vehicles. There will also be a parade, Military Band, Pipe Band and Majorettes in attendance over the course of the day. This is a free family day out in the heart of Peterborough.

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Peterlee29 June 2019

49) Peterlee Armed Forces Day

Peterlee’s exciting Armed Forces Day will be returning to Peterlee on Saturday 29 June. This free family-fun event will, once again, provide an action packed line-up of entertainment, arena displays, parachute jumps, world war 1 field kitchen, weapon displays, funfair rides, static vehicle displays, dance displays and live music.

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Crowborough22 June 2019

51) Crowborough Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Join us in Crowborough to celebrate the past, present and future of the UK armed forces This event located in the centre of the town is organised by Crowborough Royal British Legion branch with the co-operation of Crowborough Town Council. The day will start with a flag-raising parade at Montargis…

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Scunthorpe22 June 2019

52) North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2019

The North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2019 is a celebration of the contribution that our Armed Forces Community make in serving our country. The event will begin with a parade to the ground, with lots of exciting displays including the cadet games, veterans village, food and drinks and military exhibitions.…

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Shireoaks29 June 2019


Worksop Branch Royal British Legion will be celebrating our 3rd Annual Armed Forces by organising an Armed Forces Day Celebration Event at the Shireoaks Sports and Social Club on the29th June 2019. We will be launching a special Facebook Event Page to announce the exciting attractions that will be available…

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South Shields23 June 2019

56) Armed Forces Day South Shields

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 rest of the day is filled with live music,…

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Southampton30 June 2019

57) City of Southampton Armed Forces Day Event & Parade

A parade of military personnel, veterans and cadets and a military vehicle cavalcade, through the City Centre, followed by an event showcasing our armed forces with stands, information, re-enactors and a programme of entertainment.

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Southampton22 June 2019

58) Fawley Armed Forces Day

Fawley Armed Forces Day is back, Planning is well underway. We have lots happening. Live music, Arena displays, Fun Fair, Stalls, Military Vehicles, Petting Farm and much more to come.

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Southport30 June 2019

59) Southport Armed Forces Day

Sunday 30th June Local Veterans from SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold this years 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 10:00 am in…

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Stockton-on-Tees27 June 2019

61) Armed Forces Day

Our popular Armed Forces Day celebrations on Stockton High Street include displays and information stands hosted by serving members and veterans of the Army, Navy and Air Force. A number of organisations will be represented, offering people the opportunity to find out more about the past, present and future of…

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Sunderland28–30 June 2019

62) Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

3 Day Event Fri 28 June: 6pm – 11pm Opening Ceremony & AFD Concert Sat 29 June: 10am – 5pm Military Day & Parade 7pm – 11pm Social Evening Sun 30 June: 9am – 5pm Family Fun day, Dog Show & Football Competition

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Blaydon-on-Tyne30 June 2019

63) Armed Forces Day Celebration

This free celebration event is being held and organised by our charity FACT (Fighting All Cancers Together) to recognise and celebrate armed forces day. It is for anyone connected to the armed forces, this includes regulars, reservists, veterans, cadets and their family members. It will be held at Swalwell Cricket…

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Trimdon Grange22 June 2019

66) Family Fun/Armed Forces Day

We hope to provide a family fun day and bring back community spirit, invite armed forces and other local services such as cadets, fire brigade, local community groups, fair ground rides, family games etc.

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Trowbridge29–30 June 2019

67) Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations

Trowbridge Park will again host displays of military exhibits, vehicles, veteran associations, charities, stalls, trade stands, fair rides, children’s activities, lazer range, remote control tanks, reenactors, skirmish, classic cars and motor bikes, WW1 trench, WW1 tank, Cadet Units, flypasts, marching bands, choirs, dancers, entertainment from different eras. A weekend to…

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Whitby29 June 2019

68) Whitby Armed Forces Day

A locally organised event to give Whitby the opportunity to show its support and say thank you to the Armed Forces including serving personnel and their families, veterans and cadet forces. Raise awareness of the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force, Reservists, veterans, cadets and the wider…

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Wisbech23 June 2019

69) Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2019

The main attractions for this years event will be a WW1 tank, tracked armoured cars and service vehicles. Throughout the day there will be stalls and demonstrations by Ex-Service Associations, Service Charities and uniformed Cadet Groups. The event will begin at 10.00 with the raising of the Armed Forces Day…

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Workington29 June 2019

70) Workington Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day 29th June 2019 will commence in Workington at 11am with a parade through the town, marching to the town park for a drum head service, after the service march back to the Workington Royal British Legion Club for a day full of activities including lunch, afternoon tea…

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