Saturday 30 June 2018

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

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    1 July 2018

    Torbay Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Swanley

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Letchworth Garden City

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

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    30 June 2018

    Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

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

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    23–25 June 2018

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

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

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    30 June 2018

    St Anns Armed Forces Day Event

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Flambards, Cornwall

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

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    24 June 2018

    Armed Forces and Dunkirk Service – Honingham

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

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 -Haverhill

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

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    1 July 2018

    Crewe 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Festival

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

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    23–24 June 2018

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend 2018

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

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Greenhithe RBL

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

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    1 July 2018

    Southampton Armed Forces Day Parade

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

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    23 June 2018

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

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

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

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

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    25 June 2018

    Torridge District Council Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event

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

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    30–30 June 2018

    2018 Crowborough Armed Forces Day Celebration

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

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    30 June 2018

    Tidworth Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    23–30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Week – Carlisle 2018

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

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    24 June 2018

    North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

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

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    23 June 2018

    NI Armed Forces Day Coleraine

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

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    24 June 2018

    Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Peterlee Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Dacorum Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Cromer Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Plymouth Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Dog Show

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

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    30 June 2018

    Veterans and Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Ashford Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Morecambe Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Goole Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Ringwood Armed Forces Day

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

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    7 July 2018

    Hartlepool Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    Manchester Armed Forces Day: A Big Thank You

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

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    30 June 2018

    Fawley Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June–30 January 2018

    Armed Forces Day Folkestone – 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Stirling Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    29 June 2018

    Armed Forces Celebration Evening – Canterbury

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

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    23 June 2018

    Dover White Cliffs RBL Armed Forces Day Dover

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Birmingham

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

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    25 June 2018

    Flying the Flag for Our Armed Forces – Haddington

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

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    25–30 June 2018

    Bolton Armed Forces Day

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

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    30 June 2018

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Family Funday

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

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    1 July 2018

    West Lothian Armed Forces Day

    Parade, Opening Service, Activities (climbing wall, inflatable assault course, inflatable paintball range), Entertainment (local talented performers), Information Stalls (service-related charities/organisations), Annual Tri-Cadet Force Challenge, and Closing Ceremony. A free-to-enter fun-filled afternoon to give thanks to the Armed Forces Community.

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces/Community Day – Gainsborough

    A fun day for all the family with the opportunity to meet serving personnel and veterans. There will be military charities, military vehicles and displays, Cadet forces, and numerous other attractions

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    30 June 2018

    Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

    In partnership with Harbour Park, Littlehampton Town Council is delighted to announce that this year’s Armed Forces Day event will take place on the Seafront Greens on Saturday 30th June 2018. Join us from 10:30am for a FREE action-packed day in aid of the Royal British Legion to celebrate and…

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Community Fun Day

    A community fun day, celebrating and commemorating the work of the Armed Forces. Run by the Chard Branch of The Royal British Legion. Fun stalls and games, local groups and a stage with live music.

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    16 June 2018

    Isle of Wight Armed Forces Day 2018

    Parade of Veterans, Armed Forces Personnel (including reservists) with the salute being taken by the Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight at Sandown War Memorial. There will be bands and displays by groups including the Military College, Wight Army Reserves and the Thistle Pipe Band. Stalls will be set…

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    30 June–30 January 2018

    A Celebration of our Armed Forces in Loughborough

    There will be a series of events throughout the day to Celebrate our Armed Forces in Loughborough including; *Our Veterans Breakfast Club who will be inviting members of the general public to enjoy tea and cake whilst, providing the opportunity to hear about the experiences of both serving and former…

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    30 June–1 July 2018

    West Sussex Armed Forces Weekend

    Saturday – stalls, stage entertainment, static displays, food, flying displays, marching band, etc Sunday – Drumhead service followed by a concert. It is for everybody but concentrates on the Armed Forces, past, present and future, and their families.

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    23 June 2018

    LVC Armed Forces Day Football Festival & Family Fun Day

    Lothians Veterans Centre Armed Forces Day Football Festival & Family Fun Day celebrates AFD in Midlothian, showcased around a football festival which involves Service Personnel, Cadets, Stall & displays and 500 children and 16 adult teams throughout the day. The event focuses on community engagement to raise the profile of…

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    30 June 2018

    Hexham’s Armed Forces Day Celebration

    A free, family fun day in Hexham to support Armed Forces Day! An opportunity to raise public awareness of the contribution made by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, this also shows our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces…

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    7 July 2018

    Armed Forces Day Paddling Challenge – Gosport

    A Dragon Boat Style Paddling Challenge Regatta Fun Day Dragon boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today – as well as the most fun! Up to 8 people paddle each 24 ’ boat with a drummer at the front beating time…

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Funday & Football Match

    Family fun day with bouncy castle, face painting, tombola, raffle prizes, DJ, bar & refreshments. 3 charity football matches will also take place – so come and support your team! The Reserve Army Veterans v ex RWF The Army Reserve v Llandudno The Ladies Army Reserve v Llandudno Ladies Any…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Dive – Aldershot

    Divecrew the UK’s only Gold Star Dive Centre helps to rehabilitate injured troops through scuba diving. In honour of our service men and women, Divecrew are offering a free try dive to Armed Forces personnel. The session will include a briefing on the scuba equipment and use, the Divecrew professionals…

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    30 June 2018

    Shropshire Armed Forces Day

    There will be a variety of sports activities which the whole family can take part in. Some of the activities that will be on offer during the day include, climbing wall, football, roller disco, netball, basketball, cycling , tennis plus many more. We will aslo offer activities for younger children…

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    25 June 2018

    Raise the Flag for our Armed Forces – Darlington

    There will be a short Parade of the Military, Military Associations, Civic Guests from Town Hall to the Market Place. An Inspection of the Parade and an address by a representative from the Military and the Raising of the Flag ceremony, hopefully including the unveiling of a Commemorative Stone to…

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    30 June–30 January 2018

    Armed Forces Day Parade – Romford

    Armed Forces Day parade, led by the Royal British Legion Band and Corps of Drums Romford. This event allowed local people to show their support and appreciation to the armed forces – from currently serving troops, to service families, and from veterans to cadets. Among the young groups marching with…

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    1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Day Hastings 1066

    There will be a parade and remembrance service by members of the Armed forces, Veterans, Cadets, Scouts, guides and others. There will be displays of dancers, acrobats, and many others. This will happen in front of our MP, Lord Lieutenant the Mayor and Council.

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    25 June–1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Week – Blackpool

    Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes. From June 25th – 1st July the whole town came 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…

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    30 June 2018

    Herefordshire Armed Forces Day 2018

    Flag raising event and market in Corn Square, military vehicle display, artillery demonstration, marching band and lots of children’s activities. The day will conclude with a public memorial service at the War Memorial.

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    23 June–8 July 2018

    Celebrating the Armed Forces through art in Pembrokeshire

    We celebrate the Armed Forces in Pembrokeshire through the creative mediums of Art, poetry and photography. We are going to work with Veterans, Children of serving soldiers, the community, partners of Armed Forces personnel, Cadet detachments, College students and elderly in care homes showcasing the Armed Forces through the creative…

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    23 June–8 July 2018

    Together as one with Armed Forces

    We want to do a series of dancing, music, drumming workshops and have live performances. The of aim our project is to bring Armed Forces from the local community together to enjoy Music and Dance. We aim that this project will help the Armed forces enjoy themselves with their families…

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    23 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Rushden 2018

    The Station will be open during the day from 1000, with stalls, stands and entertainment with a military theme. The trains will be running and the bar open. A parade will take place through the town centre to the Station, commencing at 1300.

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    24 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – South Shields

    Family fun day organised by bad-landers motorcycle club. Starting with cavalcade of motorbikes along the seafront into bents park, followed by marching troops, army, navy & air force, then veterans and cadet forces. Includes military vehicles, kids fun fair, trade & charity stands with live music throughout the day.

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Burgh-St-Peter

    A small scale fete in Burgh-St-Peter to raise awareness of the Armed Forces incorporating cake sales, books, raffle, tea, coffee and biscuits gazebo and a place for the community to come together and celebrate our Armed Forces. ‘Hero Bear’ will make an appearance, music will be placed and there will…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Parade 30th June 2018 – Dunbar

    Parade down the High Street to the Army Cadets base. Lead by A full Pipe Band. Followed by The Army, Navy and Air Force Cadets, The British Legion members, some Military personnel, the two schools are joining in carrying large flags on poles. The stewards will be members of Dunbar…

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    25 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising – Sleaford North Kesteven

    This will feature the formal Armed Forces Day Flag Raising at 10.30 am, in the presence of local veterans and serving personnel, members of the public, dignitaries and school representatives, and will be followed by a performance by local school children. All welcome. North Kesteven District Council has been pleased…

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    1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Day Community Event – Sleaford North Kesteven

    This is a free event for all the family, especially service personnel, cadets and veterans, with entertainment throughout the day provided by established local performers, interspersed with up-coming acts selected during a series of open auditions held across the District in the Spring. Auditions will be advertised on the website…

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    23 June 2018

    Leeds Armed Forces Day 2018

    Leeds Armed Forces Day is back for 2018 and ready to celebrate with an exciting, brand new style. Join us on Briggate, Leeds city centre and support the local veterans and serving members of our fantastic Armed Forces community. Market stalls, military vehicles and a brilliant entertainment line up, including…

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    23 June 2018

    Vauxhall Barracks / Didcot – Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

    Each year OPA organises a series of Play and Activity days across the County in line with the ethos of National Playday, the celebration of the Childs Right to Play (www.playday.org.uk) In the last 6 years (2012 to 2017 inclusive) we have delivered 62 events across the County which have…

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    30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day in the Park – Blackpool

    A tea party in the park with fun and games for all the family along with entertainment on the Band stand and all visitors are encouraged to wear Period dress. Final details will be on the Friends of Stanley Park face book page at the end of April.

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    26 June 2018

    Celebrating Stockports Armed Forces Day

    Community Café in Heaton Norris will celebrate Armed Forces Day, by highlighting the services of the Armed Forces past and present, everyone from Stockport will be invited, Community Café will serve traditional English breakfast 9am-2pm for the community and there will be face painting and arts and crafts fun for…

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    Alrewas30 June–1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Weekend at the National Memorial Arboretum

    Show your support for our country’s Armed Forces during Armed Forces Weekend at the Arboretum. Join us at this celebratory event to recognise the service and work of our Armed Forces. With fun activities and entertainment for the whole family, it’s a weekend not to be missed.

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    Andover23–24 June 2018

    Andover Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    Broadwoodwidger30 June 2018

    Roadford Lake Armed Forces Day

    Roadford Lake is showing its thanks to Our Armed Forces by hosting its first Armed Forces Day! We will be inviting local cadet groups and our local MOD barracks to showcase their stuff at our beautiful lake! Throughout the day our 30′ High Ropes course will be open to tempt…

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    Cleethorpes29 June–1 July 2018

    North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2018

    North East Lincolnshire Council’s Armed Forces Day 2018 (AFD18) will be held at Cleethorpes as part of a full weekend of celebration of the important works done by our Armed Forces, Reservists, Veterans and their families, with the ‘build-up’ starting on Friday 29th June 2018 to promote and ensure full…

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    Crosskeys23 June 2018

    Armed Forces ‘A Day to Remember’ – Crosskeys

    On Saturday 23rd June 2018 the Royal British Legion is hosting an event at Waunfawr Park, Crosskeys. The day will be entitled Armed Forces ‘A Day to Remember’ and will take the form of a large family Fete type event with stalls, sideshows re-enactment societies, modern military, vintage cars etc…

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    Dawley23 June 2018

    WW1 Centenary and Armed Forces Celebration – Dawley park

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

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    Denton30 June 2018

    Tameside Armed Forces Day 2018

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

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    Douglas24 June 2018

    Isle of Man Armed Forces Day

    Parade, (Salute taken by HM Lt Governor) Divine Service, (Lord Bishop) Celebration of Armed Forces (Schools/Youth) and Veterans, Tea, Entertainment, Dancing

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    Eccles30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day 2018 – Monton

    Armed Forces Day Parade will leave Dukes Drive Car Park, off Parrin Lane, Monton proceed down Parrin Lane and arrive at Winton Park, Dover Street. Opening Ceremony followed by family fun day at Winton Park.

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    Freiston30 June 2018

    We’ll Meet Again Museum Armed Forces Day – Freiston

    To celebrate Armed Forces Day in the surroundings of the We’ll Meet Again Home Front and Home Guard Museum utilising the museum and the grounds to the rear inviting military re-enactors, military vehicles, vintage cars etc. all complimented by the massive collection of Home Front and WW2 memorabilia. We will…

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    Hemsworth25 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Hemsworth

    The flying of the flag and service will take place in the Hemsworth War Memorial Garden at the Community Centre this will then be followed by light refreshments inside the Centre.

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    Newbridge30 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – 1940s Tea Dance Newbridge

    We are holding an afternoon tea dance at our institute and memorial hall. The event will be held in our art deco ballroom with 1940’s music and a singer. Afternoon tea will be served. All serving and veterans, along with their families, are welcome to attend!

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    Padiham30 June–1 July 2018

    Padiham on Parade Armed Forces Weekend

    A Ballroom Blitz dinner Dance on Saturday 23rd June, with tickets priced at just £19.40 help to kickstart what will be a terrific fun filled week culminating in the Padiham on Parade event. On Saturday 30th June, 10 am through to 8 pm, and Sunday 1st July 10 am through…

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    Porthleven24 June 2018

    4th Southerly Point Armed Forces Day

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

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    Purleigh30 June 2018

    Maldon Armed Forces Day

    Held in conjunction with Maldon District Coucil, this Armed Forces Day commemoration is held at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome – the largest original untouched Great War aerodrome. This year we are pleased to have active participation from Colchester Garrison, who will be bringing along various exhibits and the Army…

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    Retford23 June 2018

    Retford Armed Forces Day

    Retford Armed Forces Day incorporating Retford & District Guides and Scouts. The event will be open to the public from 10:00hrs with a special breakfast being laid on for all serving and veterans of all three services commencing from 09:30hrs. The day will consist of a mixture of Military and…

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    Southend-on-Sea30 June 2018

    Chingford Armed Forces Day

    On the day we will have a parade along Station Road to the green where an inspection and the Fete/fun day will begin, at which we will have stalls, arena events and things to do for example a two hour tea dance so lots of things to have fun and…

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    Stapleford28 June 2018

    Celebrating Armed Forces Day – Stapleford

    We are holding a 2 course hot lunch (£4.50) and sing along of war songs, hopefully with a live band. It is for older members of our society and we shall have some war time games, like a mini fete. All welcome to attend with lunch optional.

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    Stockton-on-Tees28 June 2018

    Armed Forces Day – Stockton-on-Tees

    Our annual Armed Forces Day celebrations will include displays and information stands on Stockton High Street 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…

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    Strathpeffer29–30 June 2018

    Blue Flash Challenge 2018 Armed forces Trek

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

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    Sunderland29 June–1 July 2018

    Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

    This 3 Day event , brings the whole community together to help celebrate our Armed Forces, over the weekend we have non-stop entertainment and activities for all the family . Starting on the Friday evening a tea street party followed by our Armed Forces Concert and reunion for all our…

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    Thornbury30 June 2018

    South Glos Armed Forces Day

    South Glos ‘annual Armed Forces Day event is free to attend for all, as we show our gratitude and appreciation to our past, present and future military forces from air, land and sea units. On the day there’s a parade including veterans, cadet groups, bands and military vehicles. The procession…

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    Trimdon30 June 2018

    TCCA Armed Forces Day – Trimdon

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

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    Walkern29 June–2 July 2018

    Preppers Meet – Armed Forces Ex Servicemen – Stevenage

    A Bushcraft / Prepping / Survival Camp out in The woodlands at Church Farm in Ardely. All Ex and Currently Serving Forces Welcome. This is a 3 night camping and meeting event – please feel free to come along for the day for free too. Kids and dogs welcome. A…

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