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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Bishopton6 July 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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Aberdeen29 June 2019

16) Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day Parade

Watch the impressive parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet, youth organisations and vintage military vehicles led by a massed pipes and drums band march down Union Street from Albyn Place, finishing at the Castlegate. The parade is a celebration of the history and proud record of…

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Accrington22 June 2019

18) Baxenden “ARMED FORCES” Village Day.

We are holding an Armed Forces Day, where we have invited the Living Museum from my old battalion the Queens Lancashire Regiment. We are working together with our local Parish church who are setting up a tombola market and bric-a-brac stall. We will all be dressed in traditional war time…

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Alrewas26 June 2019

20) Armed Forces Week – AJEX Service of Commemoration

Religious Ceremony conducted by Chaplain to the Forces, Rabbi (Major) Reuben Livingstone CF with other Ministers. Memorial Prayers are said for those who gave their lives in Service to their Sovereign whatever their faith. Attended by AJEX Members from throughout the UK, Family & Friends plus Students & Teachers from…

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Andover29 June 2019

21) 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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Ashburton29 June 2019

22) Ashburton Armed Forces Day Celebrations

There will be a parade with the RBL and Ashburton Army Cadet’s to recognise them as an official affiliate to the RBL, this will be followed by a BBQ and Entertainment. This is open to all the public encouraging our younger generation to try and show them what they can…

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Ashford30 June 2019

23) 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

24) 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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Ayr22 June 2019

25) The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park

The annual Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park event takes place on Saturday 22nd June 2019 from 12noon until 4pm. The day begins at 11:45am with the Official Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony. This family fun day includes up to 70 Market and Charity stalls, Funfair,…

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Barrow-in-Furness22 June 2019

26) 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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Barrowford29 June 2019

27) Barrowford Parish Council Armed Forces Day 2019

To encourage social cohesion of our local serving members, their families and also our large veterans community within the Parish and throughout Pendle. It is for all members of the community, youth organisations ie Cadet units, Police cadets, College students and local schools ( as well as taking part in…

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Bearpark6 July 2019

28) 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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Bedford30 June 2019

29) Armed Forces Day Bedford 2019

Parade Bedford Piper Band ,Standards,Serving Personnel Veterans Cadets RBL Riders and Military Vehicles. Stalls representing Military, veterans and ex service charities. Military static vehicles and entertainment

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Birmingham3 July 2019

30) Armed Forces Appreciation Afternoon Tea and Dance

We are hosting an appreciation afternoon tea and dance for those who served in the armed forces. There will be live music from an entertainer and the opportunity to chat with others and celebrate our armed forces. Tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches will be provided.

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Birmingham29 June 2019

31) Armed Forces Day Weoley Castle 2019

There will be a forming up Parade consisting of Veterans, Reservist Units, Cadet Units and Cadet County Band on Weoley Castle Square and the Parade will march down to the Weoley Castle Pub. There will be speeches from the Lord Mayor and Local Priest and Local Councillor. There will be…

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Birmingham27 June 2019

32) Moorfield Hall Armed Forces Celebration Event

Moorfield Hall will be holding an Armed Forces celebration day on Thurs 27th June. we will be bringing together the different generations from the local area. local school/nursery children will be joining in the fun along side the over 50s wellbeing service and local residents from the community. children will…

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Bishopton22 June 2019

33) BRAVEHOUND ARMED FORCES DAY DOG SHOW

BRAVEHOUND’s ARMED FORCES DAY DOG SHOW is an annual event for all the family. Pedigree and fun classes include The Best Beard and the most aerodynamic ears ! With representatives from all three branches of the Armed Forces and a great opportunity to Meet the BRAVEHOUNDS !

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Blackhall Colliery22 June 2019

34) Monk Hesleden PC Armed Forces Event

This event will be held in the Parish Council’s public park and will be open to all who wish to attend. The Park is a focal point for the annual Remembrance Service where the turn out for this event grows year on year. The purpose of the event is for…

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Blackpool24–30 June 2019

35) Armed Forces Week – Blackpool

Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes. From June 24-1 30, the whole town will come together to welcome serving military personnel, veterans and cadets, with a wide range of activities targeted at them and their families as well as the many thousands of…

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Bognor Regis22 June 2019

36) 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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Bolton29 June 2019

37) Bolton Armed Forces Day

Every year Bolton holds an Armed Forces Day in the Town Centre directly in front of the Town Hall building in the heart of our town. The day commences with the Mayor laying a wreath at our war memorial, a short service attended by our local 216 Battery including Military…

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Bricket Wood30 June 2019

38) Armed Forces Day 2019

The Parish Council are holding an Armed Forces Day Celebration on Sunday 30 June 2019 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 from Black Boy Wood Shops to the Parish…

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Bristol22 June 2019

39) South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

A parade from Kingswood shopping centre, through the high street and into the park for the drum head ceremony. The day will continue with fun activities, stalls and displays by the services and local cadet groups in the park.

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Brotton6 July 2019

40) Brotton Carnival celebrates Armed Forces Day

Brotton Carnival is an annual event and features a selection of side stalls and children’s rides and, also, a football competition for all local primary schools. The event starts off with a parade from the Community Centre to the playing field. The Carnival is free entry and open to all.…

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Brynmill6 July 2019

41) Wales Airshow – Armed Forces Day Swansea

Armed Forces Day falls within the same week at Wales biggest free event – Wales Airshow. The event will include activities highlighting the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Activities planned are a flag raising ceremony and a programme…

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Camberley6 July 2019

42) 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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Canterbury28 June 2019

43) Armed Forces Evening Celebration

Our evening event will celebrate Armed Forces past and present, with people of all ages and ethnicities. This year our theme is D-Day 75. Our guests of honour are two Veterans, one of whom is 103 years old and the other will be formally presented with his Legion d’Honour by…

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Canvey Island29 June 2019

44) Canvey Island Armed Forces Day

Marched parade through Canvey Town Centre with bands, through to The Paddocks Community Centre, where a service will be held and a military exhibition.

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Cardigan29 June 2019

45) Therapies4services Armed forces day 2019

Therapies4services armed forces day 2019, will be celebrated at the Rugby club in Cardigan, on the 29th June 2019. We will host afternoon tea, face painting, bouncy castle, therapies, possibly a rugby match and tug of war during the day. In the evening we will have a bbq and entertainment,…

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Catterick Garrison22–20 June 2019

46) Armed Forces Day for Children

900 school children (aged 4-16) from 21 schools across North Yorkshire gather together on Ypres Lines in Catterick Garrison for a day of military based fun! The Army & RAF based in North Yorkshire provide stands / vehicles / uniforms, entertainment and range stew for all attendees! The aim of…

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CHELTENHAM GLOS30 June 2019

47) Picnic in the Park to recognise our Heros, The Armed Forces.

Bring a picnic to Sandford Park and join Gloucestershire NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire County Council celebrate Armed Forces Day. With representation and activities from local military organisations and charities it will be a fun afternoon for all the family.  Our local Fire Service will…

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CLEETHORPES29 June 2019

48) Armed Forces Indian Street Food and Craft Beer Pop up

To celebrate Armed Forces Day 2019 we will be hosting a ‘pop up’ bar and Indian street food event in our bottle shop and weekend bar located in the heart of Cleethorpes. You are welcome to join us in our beer garden or take your food and drinks away. We…

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Crickhowell6–7 July 2019

49) Blue Flash Beyond Horizons Armed Forces

A gathering and show of armed forces, veterans, cadets, community and business. A trek up and over Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons. A Rugby Match between the Royal Tank Regiment and Crickhowell RFC. A bonfire and entertainment supporting the community and businesses of the Region.

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Fir Tree, Crook29 June 2019

51) Armed Forces Day

The event will be held on a local farm, which has diversified, and can offer a large barn and cafe for activities during the day and a 1940s dance on the evening. Also surrounding fields with a marquee to hold stalls and entertainment all affiliated with veteran and current armed…

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Crosskeys22–23 June 2019

52) 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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Denton29 June 2019

53) Tameside Armed Forces Day 2019

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

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Didcot22 June 2019

54) Didcot / Vauxhall Barracks – Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

A Free Community event Celebrating both the Town of Didcot and the work undertaken by 11EOD at Vauxhall Barracks The event will offer both FREE Entrance & FREE Activities to ensure an inclusion for ALL We will offer a range of activities to promote Physical Activity, Postive Activities, Healthy Lifestyles…

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Douglas30 June 2019

55) Armed Forces Day Isle of Man

Armed Forces Day The Island’s Armed Forces Day is a fun day out for all the family. We welcome visiting troops from UK who get a trip around the Island and enjoy the Island’s famous hospitality wherever they go. There is plenty for families to see and do in the…

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Dover22–29 June 2019

56) Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces day event is our chance to say thank you to our armed forces community in Dover. There will be entertainment, family demonstrations as well as food and drink and many more activities to get involved in.

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Dover22–29 June 2019

57) Armed Forces Day Dover

The day is to thank our Armed Forces, there will be entertainment, veterans tent, beer tent, activities for children including demonstrations by our local cadets. An opening ceremony with a parade of standars

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Eaton Ford, St Neots22–23 June 2019

60) St Neots Armed Forces Day Gala Weekend

Held in a picturesque setting by the River Ouse in St Neots this is a family day out where we get the opportunity to show our support for all that the armed forces do. Demonstrations, military displays, flypast, climbing wall, live stage entertainment, food and drink, stalls, horse displays, funfair,…

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Folkestone30 June 2019

62) ARMED FORCES DAY 2019 – COMMUNITY FUN DAY

THIS IS A LARGE SCALE OUTDOOR COMMUNITY FUN EVENT WITH A FULL STAGED ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME AND PERFORMANCES IN A ROPED ARENA AREA WITH VARIOUS MILITARY STANDS, AN AIR DISPLAY WITH THE RED ARROWS FUNFAIR & STATIC VEHICLE DISPLAYS

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BOSTON29 June 2019

63) We’ll Meet Again Museum Armed Forces Day

The We’ll Meet Again Museum will be open between 10am and 4pm and will welcome the Armed Forces Family as well as members of the public to enjoy a day at the museum investigating exhibits and meeting the personnel. There will also be stall, a marque and entertainment to the…

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Gloucester29 June 2019

65) Gloucester Armed Forces Day

Parade from Gloucester Cathedral to Back Badge Square in front of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum at Gloucester Docks. The event is open to everyone to visit, invites for the parade include all local Regular, Reserve, Veteran and Cadet organisations. Stalls from military charities such as RBL, SSAFA and more,…

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Gosport29 June 2019

66) Gosport Armed Forces Day

All ages are invited to show their support and appreciation for members of the Armed Forces Community. Come and enjoy historic and modern displays, activities, music, military armoury and vehicles, learn about local support services and so much more under this year’s theme ” Gosport Armed Forces Community- Celebrating Contributions…

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Uttlesford29 June 2019

67) “Our Community, Our Armed Forces

Enterprise East CIC was set up by its founder with the overriding ambition of offering individuals who face challenges and barriers to gaining employment, the opportunity to build confidence and self-belief through some exceptional learning experiences within their community. We aim to Empower people facing barriers and challenges to work,…

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Greenhithe22 June 2019

68) 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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Hartlepool29 June 2019

69) Hartlepool Armed Forces Day

The Hartlepool Armed Forces Liaison Group in conjunction with the National Museum of the Royal Navy intend to hold a Armed Forces Day in Hartlepool spread over 2 locations to commemorate both Armed Forces Day and the 75th Anniversary of D Day.The event will start at 11am at The National…

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Haverhill29 June 2019

70) Armed Forces Day 2019 – Haverhill

An event for all the community to celebration the contribution of the Armed Forces. Stalls, military vehicles, entertainment, music, dancing, marching band, parade, flag raising, refreshments, memorabilia and children’s activities.

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Hayling Island29–30 June 2019

71) 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

72) 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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Hemsworth24 June 2019

73) Armed Forces Day

Flying of the flag and service will take place in the Hemsworth War Memorial Garden at the Community Centre, followed by light refreshments.

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hereford29 June 2019

74) Herefordshire Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces week in Hereford includes Monday 24 June 2019. Flag Raising Ceremony in High Town at 11.00am. This will include speeches and performances by local schools During the week there will be talks at the Courtyard Theatre – details to be confirmed Saturday 29 June 2019. Armed Forces Day…

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Heywood22–29 June 2019

75) ARMED FORCES DAY HEYWOOD/1940

A SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE 11HR 1300 HRS ARMEDFORCES DAY PARADE WITH CADETS .VETERANS RESERVE HOPING TO GET REGULARS LOCAL UNITINVOLED WITH TROOP /VEHICLES IN CONJUNTION WITH LOCAL BUSINEESS GROUP THE TOWN IS HOSTING A 194O DAY WITH FLYPAST

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Norwich30 June 2019

76) 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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Hook28 June 2019

77) Armed Forces Camo Day – Mayhill Junior School

Camo Day is where the school celebrates it’s close relationship with RAF Odiham. On the day, the children are encouraged to wear ‘camo’ fancy dress and events include face painting by RAF Odiham personnel, a capability display, games (such as mini-assault course) and finally a landing of a Chinook aircraft…

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Coventry26 June 2019

78) 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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Leeds29 June 2019

79) Leeds Armed Forces Day

Hosted by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, 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 and salute, enabling the public to show their thanks and support for these brave men…

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Leicester22 June 2019

82) Armed Forces Day Parade

Static displays and exhibits will be in Humberstone Gate from 9.00 a.m. Service personnel and veterans will attend a special service at the Cathedral at 10.30 a.m. (service is by invitation due to limited capacity) The parade of Standards, Service Personnel, Veterans and Cadets will form up in Jubilee Square,…

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Letchworth Garden City29 June 2019

84) Letchworth Garden City Armed Forces Day

We are once again happy to celebrate the Armed Forces Day to remember and salute our Armed Forces past, present and future. This year is also the 75th Anniversary of the D Day Landings. There will be cadet challenges, Military bands and vehicles, food and craft stalls, classic cars and…

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Lincoln29 June 2019

85) 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

86) 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

87) 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

88) 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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Loughborough29 June 2019

89) Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

Loughborough has invited a number of entertainment groups to join our regular contributors – the Charnwood Veterans’ Breakfast Club, the local Army Reserve Centre staff, Royal British Legion bikers and the Land Rover Club. We look forward to contributions from the Chilwell Barracks Army Wives Choir, the local Corps of…

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Maldon30 June 2019

91) Essex Armed Forces Day

Our first Armed Forces Day presents the chance for the local Maldon community to show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed forces community, from currently serving troups to service families, verterans, reservists and cadets. This free event is organised by the Essex HMVA in…

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Malvern29 June 2019

92) 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

93) 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

94) 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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Morecambe29 June 2019

95) Morecambe and Lancaster Armed Forces Day

The AFD will start with a parade of Veterans, reservists and serving members of the Armed Forces followed by a Drum Head service. During the afternoon there will be displays featuring the Intelligence Corps Museum, Veteran and cadet unit displays as well as a display from RAF Spadeadam, an air…

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Newark23 June 2019

96) Newark Armed Forces Day 2019

Newark has been appointed the lead town for Armed Forces Day celebrations for the county of Nottinghamshire. There will be a parade involving serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans and cadets. There will be musical entertainment and stalls.

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Newport27–29 June 2019

97) Armed Forces VE Day BBQ

We will be holding a theme day which is VE day, staff and children to dress up in 1940’s clothing, and will have a BBQ, on our field. We will be inviting veterans from the surrounding area as well as T.A and will have 1940 type games for the children…

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Newport22 June 2019

98) 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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Newport28 June 2019

99) St Andrews Armed Forces Cadet Day

We are hoping to arrange a cadet day for our pupils to gain an insight into being an Armed Forces personnel. We are inviting local veterans along with a session from Commando Joes ( a veteran run company). the event will provide food and refreshments for all attendees. School pupils…

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Norwich7 July 2019

100) Armed Forces Open Day

Displays of Military hardware and emergency services. Displays from Veterans, Reservist, Cadets and associations

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Nottingham29 June 2019

101) Celebrating Armed Forces Fun Day

Throughout the day there will be numerous activities such as bouncy castles, face painting, glitter tattoos, jumble sale and cake sale. As the event will be held at strelley social club the bar and cafe will also be open for refreshments and food. We will also be providing sports activities…

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ower29–30 June 2019

102) 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

103) 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

104) 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

105) 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

106) 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

108) 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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Pontefract6 July 2019

109) Wakefield Armed Forces Day Event 2019

Wakefield Armed Forces Day will deliver a fantastic day out, and aims to provide a platform to properly recognize the contribution of Serving Personnel; Regulars and Reservists, Veterans and Cadets through their involvement as both participants and spectators. The event will include a flag raising ceremony attended by Veterans, Royal…

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Ramsgate29 June 2019

110) Armed Forces Parade and Drumhead Service

You are invited to come along and support the local Armed Forces, Ex Service Organisations and Cadet Forces on Armed Forces Day. They will parade around the only Royal Harbour in the UK at Ramsgate. The Parade will be led by a marching band and will parade around the Harbour…

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Retford22 June 2019

112) Retford Armed Forces Day

Retford Armed Forces Day is a mixture of Static and Mobile displays to thank the Past, Present and Future personnel of the Armed Forces. The event starts at 0900hrs with a FREE breakfast for ALL Veterans and Serving personnel. Throughout the day there will be displays from the Army and…

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Romford29 June 2019

113) Armed Forces Day Parade and Event

A parade will take place, starting at 10.30am on South Street’s junction with Arcade Place, Romford. It will finish at Tollgate House, Market Place. Among those marching will be currently-serving troops, veterans and cadets as well as service families. Residents are encouraged to bring their families to watch the parade.…

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Crowborough22 June 2019

114) 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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Rotherham29 June 2019

115) Rotherham Armed Forces Day

Every year Rotherham holds an Armed Forces Day in the town centre. This year it will be held on Saturday, 29th June. The celebrations will feature a packed programme of military demonstrations and family entertainment. The event, led by Rotherham Council, will get underway with a military parade through the…

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Rushden22 June 2019

117) Rushden Armed Forces Day

0900-1100 Honour Walk 2km, 5km, or 10km options. 1200-1700 Rushden Historic Railway Station open with military based entertainment, stalls, displays. Licensed Bar. 1300 Parade through the town to the Station. Starts from Alfred Street School Playground, John St, NN10 9NL. 1930-2300 Dance Evening 1940s theme. Rushden Station Goods Shed.

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Saffron Walden29 June 2019

118) Armed Forces Day 2019 – Saffron Walden

A day to celebrate the Armed Forces which will start with a Parade from the Common which will go around the town and return to its start point where there will be military vehicles and displays, music throughout the day, beer festival, food stalls and children’s entertainments. A great day…

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Saint Ives29 June 2019

119) St Ives Armed Forces Day

A day to celebrate and thank military personnel – past, present and future.. The day will begin will the traditional flag raising followed by live music from Huntingdon Big Band. A charity fair, assault course, military vehicles, and an exciting programme of entertainment for the whole family will be taking…

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Salford30 June 2019

120) Salford Armed Forces Fun Day

Armed Forces family fun day will take over the whole Salford Lifestyle Centre in East Salford on Sun 30th June with a wide range of events taking place throughout the day including live bands, a community market and a pro wrestling show. This event will not only promote the great…

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Scunthorpe22 June 2019

121) 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

122) WORKSOP BRANCH BRITISH LEGION – ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATION

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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Sittingbourne29 June 2019

123) Inclusive Armed Forces Day

We hope mainly to achieve the overarching vision and mission of our charity, which is to promote community integration, inclusion and cohesion. The Armed Forces make up a good number of the multicultural United Kingdom and provide vital services to our communities and nation as a whole. Therefore, the Armed…

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Sittingbourne29 June 2019

124) Inclusive Armed Forces Day

We hope mainly to achieve the overarching vision and mission of our charity, which is to promote community integration, inclusion and cohesion. The Armed Forces make up a good number of the multicultural United Kingdom and provide vital services to our communities and nation as a whole. Therefore, the Armed…

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Sleaford24 June 2019

125) Armed Forces Day Flag Raising and Veterans’ Lunch

The event starts with our now traditional Armed Forces Day Flag Raising ceremony held in the public space outside the Town Hall on Navigation Yard in the presence of serving personnel from RAF Cranwell and RAF Digby, dignitaries, veterans, school pupils and members of the public – everyone is welcome.…

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South Shields23 June 2019

128) 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

129) 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

130) 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

131) 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

133) 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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Stockton-on-Tees29 June 2019

134) Armed forces day Street celebration

Armed forces day good old fasioned street party Free Bbq buffet , Teas and Coffees for veterans and those still serving . Free goodie bag for children in camoflage . a day of respect and celebration for our armed forces .. there will be raffles with lots of prizes ..…

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Stockton-on-Tees27 June 2019

135) Stockton Armed Forces Day

Stockton’s Armed Forces Week celebrations will commence with a flag raising ceremony on Monday 24 June to mark our support for the Armed Forces. The day itself will take place on 27 June and will be an all day programme, with displays and information stands from Armed Forces and support…

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Sunderland28–30 June 2019

136) 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

137) 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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SOUTHAMPTON7 July 2019

140) Armed Forces Celebration @ AFC Totton

An invitation to the community to join in a celebration of our Armed Forces The day will begin with a Service of Thanksgiving for our Armed Forces incorporating the unveiling of the AFC Totton D-Day Memorial Plaque There will then be a Family Picnic (Bring Your Own Blanket / Chairs…

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Tredegar30 June 2019

141) Armed Forces Day

Tredegar Town Council has now hosted ten annual Armed Forces Day events, the occasion when the whole community comes along to say thank you to the brave men and women who defend our country. The event will be held in Bedwellty Park on Sunday 30 June 2019. The entertainment starts…

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Trimdon Grange22 June 2019

142) 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

143) 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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Warwick29 June 2019

144) Armed Forces Community Fun Day

The whole community will get the chance in celebrating our armed forces by participating in the Warwick District Armed Forces Community Fun Day. The activities at the event will include a climbing wall, World War II, Cookery demonstration, a bouncy castle, a display of bomb disposal equipment by Kineton Station,…

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Raunds28–29 June 2019

145) Raunds Armed Forces Day

Raunds Mayor would like to invite representatives from your school to join him on the steps of the Town Hall on Friday 28th June at 11am to raise a flag in support of Armed Forces Day. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and…

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West Bridgford29 June 2019

146) Armed Forces Day Proms in the Park

Every year Rushcliffe Borough Council marks Armed Forces Day with a free outdoor fun day and concert in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford. Rushcliffe’s annual Armed Forces Day Proms features stalls and attractions from local Armed Forces veteran’s and cadet groups plus live music from local bands and choirs, have-a-go sports…

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Wheatley Hill29 June 2019

147) Wheatley Hill Armed Forces Community Fun Day

WHCA will host our “Wheatley Hill Armed Forces Community Fun Day” at Greenhills Centre in the heart of the village in partnership with our Parish Council. This free fun day will offer something for all ages and aims to bring the community together to remember and celebrate our armed forces…

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Whitby29 June 2019

148) 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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Wigan29 June 2019

149) Armed Forces HQ BBQ

The W.B.A.F.H.Q. are looking at holding a BBQ in the afternoon followed by a Horse Race event in the evening. The BBQ will be open to members of the Wigan Sea Cadets, Veterans & their families as well as serving members of H.M. Forces & their families home on leave.…

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Wisbech23 June 2019

150) 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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Woodstock30 June 2019

151) Armed Forces Family Day at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

A family fun day with a wide range of activities; gallery trails, ‘make and take’, object handling, storytelling and the opportunity to take part in our closing Great War commemorative event, an art installation around Remembrance and Poppies.

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Workington29 June 2019

152) 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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