Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day

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Armed Forces Day events may be affected by COVID-19. Please contact the individual event organisers, using the contact details provided, for further information on specific events.

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Aberdeen26 June 2021

1) Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day Parade

A parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands and vintage military vehicles march down Union Street leaving from Albyn Place at 11:00 , finishing at the Castlegate.

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Andover27 June 2021

2) Andover Armed Forces Day 2021

Thrive Local is proud to be facilitating the return of Andover Armed Forces Day. This huge event is back again on Sunday 27th June 2021. This year, we will join people across the UK to say “Thank You” to members of the Armed Forces community – including current serving personnel,…

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Blackburn26–27 June 2021

3) VLHM Armed Forces Day

We will be holding a vast amount of activities to run along side our mobile interactive museum , mobile airlift shooting range , live music , inflatable assault course , stalls , food stands and re-acting WW1 to present day dress up with military vehicles . We will be launching…

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Cleethorpes25–27 June 2021

5) North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend 2021

North East Lincolnshire’s Armed Forces weekend (AFD21) will be held on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th June 2021 and will be a true public UNIFIER Post-Covid19 to keep the UK Armed Forces Community (Serving military, reservists, veterans and cadets with their families) in the PUBLIC EYE. We are…

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Darwen19 June 2021

6) Lancashire Armed Forces Day

Our event will be an open, fun day in the park. Several local armed forces charities, community interest companies will be in attendance providing a variety of outdoor activities and stands. These will include an Army assault course, a veterans living history museum, an air-soft range and a variety of…

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Doncaster26 June 2021

7) Armed Forces day -Memories of war in colour

This is an art and creativity event. We will invite veterans in the local Doncaster area to join us for a memories day at the art gallery for a creative art session. During the day, we will introduce the veterans to different forms of art and they will be tasked…

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Cornsay Colliery4 July 2021

8) Armed forces recognition. Day

We will have a T-Party in street part style residents will have the option to dress up in armed forces uniform of their choice we will apply for road closure a band playing military music for years gone by. An event to bring the community together for a well being…

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East Grinstead26 June 2021

9) East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

East Grinstead Armed Forces day is an event for East Grinstead and the surrounding area. It will include Music, static military displays from reserve units. Drill displays by cadet organisations. Military weapons and vehicle displays by private collectors. A buffet lunch for veterans and their families.

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Eastbourne26 June 2021

10) Eastbourne Armed Forces Day 2021

Serving, Veteran and Cadets parade with Lord Lieutenant / Deputy taking the salute. Including association Standards. Arena displays by the local cadet units and a military themed dog show. Stalls and stands for all the local regimental and Arm associations and invited armed forces charities. VIP tent and various refreshments…

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Great Yarmouth25–26 June 2021

11) Age Connected Armed Forces Tea Party

Age Connected Great Yarmouth will celebrate Armed Forces Day with an afternoon Tea Party with musical entertainment for the Older Peoples Community and members from the local area.

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Kingston upon Hull3 July–3 June 2021

13) Hull Armed Forces Day

Two venues have been identified for the event and the most appropriate venue will be subject to covid restrictions nearer the date. The celebration event is to recognise the very strong links that the armed forces have with Kingston upon Hull and to recognise our veterans in the city who…

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Kingston upon Hull19 June 2021

14) Hull Armed Forces Day

The celebration event is to recognise the very strong links that the armed forces have with Kingston upon Hull and to recognise our veterans in the City who are represented across all sections of our City regardless of age and ethnicity. This will be an event for strengthening further, the…

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15) Littlehampton Armed Forces Day 2021

A FREE action-packed family event in aid of the Royal British Legion to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. The event will open with a parade and drumhead service which is attended by various uniformed groups and veterans. Following this there will be…

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LONDON26 June 2021

17) TEDxLambethSalon: Armed Forces Trans-Legacy

I intend to organise a fully-licenced TEDxLambethSalon: Armed Forces Trans-Legacy in Lambeth Town Hall, which is already authorised by TED Talks, to invite 10 expert speakers to give brief, punchy talks about their specialisms on lgbtqia+ and, specifically, the enduring influence of trans personnel’s contribution to the work of the…

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Lowestoft26 June 2021

18) Lowestoft Armed Forces Day

We will be celebrating our Armed Forces with some fantastic acts on stage as well as having Stalls, Arena events, marching bands, A spitfire and live music also a drumhead service.

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Manchester26 June 2021

19) Manchester Armed Forces Day – A Big Thank You

Manchester will honour the outstanding contribution of the nation’s armed forces with a special day of activities and entertainment for the whole family. The celebration will take over St Peter’s Square on Saturday 27 June – from 11am until 4pm – to thank current serving members of the armed forces…

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quebec26 June 2021

22) Time to say thank you to our armed forces who protect and serve

We want to have an afternoon of traditional music and activities with support from the local TA regiment hopefully with machines and tents on the village green, along with a local brass band to finish the evening off in style. The afternoon would hopefully bring together all the services who…

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Sowood, Halifax21–26 June 2021

23) Ross-on-Wye Armed Forces Day

The event will kick start on Monday 21st June with a Flag Raising Followed by activity throughout the week we are looking to implement the following: – A live talk from Ian Gumm in the town – The Museum without walls to have a limited edition for the week…

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Wakefield26 June 2021

24) Armed Forces Day at Rycroft Leisure

Our Armed Forces event at Rycroft Leisure will celebrate and highlight the service of women and men in the British Armed Forces, by facilitating safe, fun and informative attractions; bringing together people and families from the local and wider community. The event will be co-ordinated by a recently formed locally…

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Scunthorpe19 June 2021

25) North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2021

Save the date for the North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2021 as it returns on Saturday June 19 at Brumby Hall Sports Field . Enjoy a day of family fun whilst showing your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community; from those currently in…

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Swanley26 June 2021

26) Armed Forces Day

This is a free event for the public and attracts young and old alike. The Army, Air and Sea Cadets are involved in the whole day and will be providing displays in a central arena. The Parade by the cadets will be the formal part of the day along with…

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Taunton3 July 2021

27) Somerset Armed Forces Day

Fun packed day for all the family, featuring marching Bands, Parachute Display, flight by the ‘Rocket Man’ Military wives choir, Static vehicle displays, Police Horses and Dog display, Reenactment groups, Kids zone (fairground rides) over 200 stalls and 25 charities. Free to attend, open to all in the heart of…

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Teignmouth27 June 2021

28) Teignmouth Armed Forces Day

The event will be for the whole community and will offer a variety of entertainment, displays and activities. There will be an opening parade which Veterans, current personnel and Cadets will be invited to take part in. There will also be a range of stalls supporting local community groups and…

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Trimdon Grange19–26 June 2021

29) Armed Forces Family Heritage Fun day

We will be celebrating the mining history as well as the armed forces and other uniformed services by hosting a family heritage fun day also coinciding with the history of our area and Category D hosting a play performed by other professionals . We hope to bring all the community…

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Weston-super-Mare19–26 June 2021

30) 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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