Saturday 24 June 2017

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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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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    Our event is to celebrate Armed Forces Day as the district comes together to celebrate a range of events for everyone. We will have Army Reserves, Local Cadets, Climbing Wall, Historic Military Vehicles, Heroes Raffle Draw, Military Modelling, Exhibitions and Jazz Band. We look forward to seeing you at our…

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    25 June 2017

    Blind Veterans UK Brighton Armed Forces Day

    A fun packed day for all the whole family in celebration of all things Armed Forces. Arena acts include music from the Brighton Big Band, dance displays from Funky Feet and Sussex Swing, fashion show by the Fashion School, and a display from local Cadets. Lots to see and do,…

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    23 June 2017

    West Lothian Armed Forces Day 2017

    We have a fun-packed event being planned with a variety of entertainment items (performances from local artists), activities (e.g. climbing wall, inflatable assault course, etc.), demonstrations (by the local Cadet Forces), information stalls (from service-related organisations and charities), parade, beating the retreat and ceremonial sunset. The event is a public…

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    1 July 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY COMMUNITY CONCERT

    Following on from last year’s successful Armed Forces Day Community Concert on Mersea Island, this year Alfie James Productions will be hoping to develop the event further by taking to the stage at The Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford. The free variety event will include local musicians, schools, colleges and community organisations/clubs…

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    23–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

    This is a 3 day event, held on the Rec ground Seaburn. The weekend is designed for all the family to attend different events throughout the weekend to celebrate our Armed Forces. Fri 6 pm – Opening: Armed Forces Concert , sing-a-long , flag waving , patriotic evening Sat 10am…

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    24 June 2017

    PHOENIX FANFARE ARMED FORCES DAY EVENT

    579 Fd Sqn (EOD) are to run an AFD event to be held at Phoenix House (Sqn HQ, Royal Tunbridge Wells (RTW)) on Saturday 24 June 2017 to coincide with the wider AFD events regionally and nationally. The local communities of Southborough and RTW will be invited in order to…

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    24 June 2017

    Haverhill Armed Forces Day

    A community celebration of Armed Forces. Military Vehicles, Uniformed Groups, music and dance displays, children activities, stalls. Flag Raising Ceremony.

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    17 June 2017

    Stirling Armed Forces Day 2017

    Come and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment in Stirling’s historic King’s Park and show your support for our Armed Forces. Entrance is free and the entertainment programme is packed with a parade, military displays, music, dancing and plenty of interactive fun to keep the whole family…

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    17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Veterans and Voices Concert

    Armed Forces Veterans and Voices – a concert to mark the start of Armed Forces Week. It will include the Veterans in Communities (VIC) Singing Group, members of whom are ex-services personnel, a local primary school choir, Haslingden and Helmshore Brass Band and a local soloist. The event will celebrate…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The Royal Navy will take the lead at the event this year. The event will begin with a Drumhead Service with regiments of the Armed Forces attending. There will be a number of charity stalls from organisations such as War Widows, Help for Heroes, Royal British Legion and Fisher House.…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day, Parade and Funday

    We meet up on Chingford Plains, for a short parade down to the Village Green. After the vote of thanks to our Serving Personnel and Veterans, and everyone else who has paraded, we open up the Funday at Midday. This event is open to everyone.

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Awareness and Appreciation Day

    Our event will be open to the whole community giving them the chance to learn about the fantastic work that the armed forces do. We will have activities for people to take part in as well as the opportunity for current and ex members of the armed forces and their…

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    23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The children will learn about the Armed Forces and have personnel visit them during the afternoon. They will wear red, white and blue and make a donation to a Forces charity. Parents, families and the local community will be invited to join us for a picnic party.

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    25 June 2017

    Historic Armed Forces Show

    Military & Classic vehicle show with military historic displays. Military & local charities & serving Army units will be in attendance.

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    17–18 June 2017

    Moffat Salutes HM Armed Forces

    A celebration of HM Armed Forces, past present and future with displays and assets from current military and TA units, historic military vehicles, information and displays from regional ex-service associations. Displays and involvement from local cadet forces. Inter-generational activities, education, awareness and celebrations. This will be a free admission family…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

    AFD Flag Raising event at the Borough Hall flagpole. Attended by Mayor, Chief Executive and VIP guests, local Councillors, Royal British Legion veterans and members, Army, Navy, Airforce and other Forces representatives. Members of the public welcome to attend.

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    18 June 2017

    Teignmouth Armed Forces Day 2017

    A fun family day out with: – Military displays – Churches Together Service – Musical entertainment – Information stands – Craft workshop linked to armed forces for example; paper plane building. – Children’s play – messy play tent – Activities including a climbing wall – 1940’s roadshow Loads of parking…

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    24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Party in the Park.

    This event will be held at the Crossley Centre, which is the heart of the married quarters estate for Gosport, and will be aimed at the local service community. Fun day and games for the kids Kids entertainer Bands and local musicians BBQ Sit on the grass relax and listen to…

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    25 June 2017

    Chesterfield Cadets Armed Forces Day

    The event is organised to raise funds and awareness for the Sea and other Cadet units. Chesterfield Sea Cadets is one of the oldest units in the UK. A number of Armed Forces and community information stalls will be onsite, together with children’s rides, BBQ, Charity Stalls, food and tea…

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    24 June 2017

    Stranraer & Rhins Combined “Armed Forces” Day

    A gathering in the Town to celebrate our combined Armed Forces community past and present. The event will include several side shows of local talent singing, dancing, amusements and refreshments, as well as the presence of several councillors, MPs, The Lord Lieutenant and other dignitaries. The local Army Cadet Force,…

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    1–2 July 2017

    Beverley Armed Forces Day Celebrating 80 Years of Military History

    Beverley Armed Forces Day will this year work with the Defence School of Transport to celebrate 80 years since the first operational Squadron used the site and 40 years since the Military driving school was founded. There will be Military Bands and displays with BBMF fly past, Military vehicle and…

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    25 June 2017

    Crewe Armed Forces 2nd Military Festival

    Event opens with March and Parade, followed by a thanksgiving service. During the afternoon there will a band concert, choirs. A number of drill competitions for cadets including sea, army, air, fire, police and scouts. Community groups are invited to pitch up to raise awareness, funds and provide fun activities.…

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    19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Guests and members of the public will be invited to attend the Armed Forces Day in Blackwood. Led by the Royal British Legion Standard Bearers and Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council, a small parade will travel through the streets of the town and come to a halt in front…

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    24–25 June 2017

    National Memorial Arboretum Armed Forces

    Celebrate the work of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces at the National Memorial Arboretum. The nationally significant site, located in Staffordshire, is home to more than 300 memorials for both military and civilian associations, including the Armed Forces Memorial. The Arboretums’ FREE Armed Forces Day activities will include family adventure activities…

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    25 June 2017

    Wantage Town Council Armed Forces Day

    Fun in the “Square” for the whole community with entertainment, live bands, food and drink, military displays and a possible fly past! Organised by Wantage Town Council and partners at Shush, The Swan, the Armed Forces and Uniformed Colleagues.

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    19–24 June 2017

    Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

    Our Armed Forces day events will include a host of community activities commencing on 19 June and culminating in a city centre celebration on Saturday 24 June. The week will commence with a flag raising ceremony followed by competitions for school children, exhibitions and activities throughout the week. The event…

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    25 June 2017

    Southport’s Armed Forces Day

    This year SSAFA Veterans are very proud to be organising this years Armed Forces Day, starting with a Drumhead service at 10:00 to start the day off, followed by a parade at 10:30 from Chapel Street, in which we welcome all Veterans and Cadets to take part. In the Town…

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    17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Family Fun Day

    Our annual Armed Forces Fun day will host a variety of activities from 12 noon to 1pm in the events area of the park. A flag raising ceremony will take place at 1pm at the visitor centre; thereafter, a parade of Armed Forces personnel will march to the event, led…

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    17–18 June 2017

    Tenterden Armed Forces Day

    A display of stands, vehicles, entertainment, food and drink on the Recreation Ground with a Sleep Out overnight to raise money for Service Charities. There will be a march through the Town by Armed Forces personnel at 1400hrs.

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    27 June 2017

    Armed Forces celebration

    Let’s celebrate with the whole family what the Armed Forces do for us. FREE access for members of the Armed Forces Family, as well as free refreshments. Take your kids, as there will be entertainments for them. You’ll enjoy tasty food and drinks, also there will be a chance to play…

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    24 June 2017

    Glasgow Armed Forces Day 2017

    The city will host a day of celebration with a fun, family friendly event on the main civic space within the city, George Square. There will be a professional level programme of music and dance, numerous display and information stands, interactive activities for children including climbing walls and an inflatable…

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    19–23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Week at Appletree

    We are going to have a week of activities at Appletree Childcare including our nursery, our Breakfast Club and our After School Clubs – over 100 children will be involved during the week. We will have stories, activities and resources with information about the Armed Forces and how they make…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces 562 Tpt Sqn RLC (Ealing)

    Sat 24 Jun 17- 1100 hrs Freedom of the Borough Parade March- Service Dress. March from Town hall to Ealing Common & return to Town hall . Civic reception with Community leaders. Sun 25 Jun 17- 1100hrs Set up Static display of Box body, 6T SV, L/Rover & trailer &…

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    17–23 June 2017

    Armed Forces display for 1 week

    Every year we gather together memorabilia from Ex service people and serving personnel and their families. We then make displays in 27 shop windows in Dunbar High Street for 7 days. We put photographs in new frames, display maps and display uniforms etc. We are going to try to make…

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    24 June 2017

    Community Central hosts Armed Forces Day Barbecue

    We will be hosting a Barbecue and Family Day to show our support for our Armed Forces. The event will be centred on the community coming together to show their support for our troops past, present and future. It is also used to help develop community cohesion and bring together…

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    24 June 2017

    Herefordshire Armed Forces Day 2017

    In the Shire Hall and High Town there will be displays from local military charities and support groups. In the evening in the Shire Hall from 7.00pm to 9.00pm there will be a free concert. Earlier on Monday 19 June, at 11.00am, there will be a flag raising ceremony in…

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    1 July 2017

    Dundee Armed Forces Day 2017

    Dundee has hosted an Armed Forces Day ever since it was created. Our event will bring serving forces TA and cadets together with our local veterans organisations to show case the military family past present and future. We start our event with youth participants entertaining the public with music and…

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    18 June 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY

    The event is organised by Bad-Landers Motorcycle Club in association with South Tyneside Council. This year will be our 9th annual family fun day event usually attended by around 7000 visitors throughout the day. The day begins at 9.30 with a cavalcade of up to 300 motorbikes, trikes & scooters…

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    24 June 2017

    Consett Armed Forces Day

    We will bring together cadets, 3 Regiment RHA, ex servicemen organisations like the British Legion and other community groups to celebrate Consett Armed Forces Day. We are working also with Alzheimer’s Society to bring older ex-forces who may be in care, to a street party as part of the event…

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    24 June 2017

    1439 ATC Squadron Armed Forces Celebration Day

    On Armed Forces day we will be opening our doors so we can celebrate the success and accomplishments of our Air Cadets and our parent organisation the RAF. We want our community to have this wonderful chance to come in and find out what we are all about. We will…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Bangor Armed Forces Day 2017

    This year Bangor is proud to welcome the celebration for Armed Forces Day to the town. Ards and North Down Borough Council will now develop its own plans and the event will be linked with the Sea Bangor Festival, a celebration of family fun, music and entertainment. The event will…

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    24–25 June 2017

    Southend Celebrates the Armed Forces

    A parade of veterans , reserves forces, cadet forces, and youth organisations . A service of Thanksgiving, Military Charity Stalls, Vintage military vehicles.

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    24 June 2017

    Workington “Armed Forces” Day

    A Parade through the town to the town war memorial in the park for a Drumhead service commencing at 11am. After the service march back into town to the Royal British Legion Club for lunch followed by an afternoon of activities, band displays, cadets displays, afternoon tea dance, evening dance.…

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    24 June 2017

    Medway Armed Forces Day Celebrations

    A free entry public event presented by Medway Council in conjunction with the Royal School of Military Engineering. Military and Veterans Parade, Drumhead Service, and Beating Retreat Finale. Activities will include have-a-go displays from the Armed Forces, a Royal Engineer Trades Village, drive a military digger, helicopters fly-in, children’s assault…

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    Aberdeen24 June 2017

    Aberdeen Armed Forces Day

    Watch the impressive 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 from 11:00 , finishing at the Castlegate. The parade is a celebration of the history and proud record of the armed…

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    Allington24 June 2017

    Arena UK Armed Forces Day 2017

    The Armed Forces Celebration will aim to raise awareness of the local Armed Forces members in the community by celebrating the impact they have on the community and beyond. It will give recognition to those currently serving, and past veterans. The day will have something for everyone with 3 main…

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    Andover25–25 June 2017

    Andover Armed Forces Day

    Something for the whole family with stalls, displays and live music. This is Andover’s chance to show its support for our Armed Forces past, present and future.

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    Articlave24 June 2017

    ARTICLAVE ARMED FORCES DAY

    This Community Fun day will include Stalls, Childrens’ Entertainment, Military exhibits, a Band, Sports competitions and fancy dress. We invite people in the Borough of Coleraine to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

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    Ayr17 June 2017

    The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park

    This year’s Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park event will take place on Ayr Low Green, on Saturday 17th June 2017 from 1pm – 4pm. The official flag raising ceremony will take place prior to the official opening of the event in the gardens adjacent to…

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    Balmoral Estate24 June 2017

    Balmoral Challenge for Armed Forces Day

    Have a royal adventure on Armed Forces Day by taking on the Balmoral Challenge – an unmissable, new event for your team of four to take on one of three physically and mentally challenging routes on the stunning Balmoral Estate on 24 June 2017.   The event raises money for…

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    Barnstaple25 June 2017

    Fabulous Forties for Armed Forces Day 2017

    The Pannier Market in Barnstaple is the perfect venue to host a fabulous 1940s themed dinner dance event open to everyone. Come and enjoy live 1940s-themed entertainment, dinner, dancing, VIPs, military and themed displays, DJ, charity raffle/auction and more. There will be ‘early bird’ ticket offers and concessions for Armed…

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    Bassingham24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day City of Lincoln

    The event is to give the local community an opportunity to meet and talk to members of the 3 Services both Regular and Volunteers along side the Cadet Forces. All Services Charities will be in attendance. The event is opened by a Parade of Standards and the raising of the…

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    Birmingham1 July 2017

    Olive Branch Armed Forces Day Celebration Event

    The aims and objectives of the Olive Branch Armed Forces Day Celebration Event will be to: Recognise and raise awareness of the contribution made by the Armed Forces, including serving forces, veterans and cadets. Show local veterans from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds that they are valued and respected.…

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    Blackwood19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Guests and members of the public will be invited to attend the Armed Forces Day in a local town called Blackwood. Led by the Royal British Legion Standard Bearers and Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council a small parade will travel through the streets of the town and come to…

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    Bognor Regis18 June 2017

    Bognor Regis Armed Forces Day

    The event begins with a parade and Drumhead Service, which takes place on The Esplanade by The Pier. This is followed by a presentation of medals. The day continues with entertainment; displays and exhibitions by local cadet and youth service groups; a marquee with information and exhibition stands. There will…

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    Bolton19–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    Armed Forces flag raised on Monday 19th June 2016 in advance of Civic Celebrations. Veterans “Thank you” lunch on Monday 19th June 2016. Bolton Sea Cadets raise their ensign flown from their mast head to mark the start of the day on Saturday 24th June. Opening ceremony Saturday 24th June…

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    Bovington24–25 June 2017

    Tankfest – Armed Forces Weekend

    TANKFEST bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life, from WW1 through to Modern Day. Join us for the world’s biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank – The Tank Museum, Bovington. The British Army…

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    Braunton23–24 June 2017

    RMB Chivenor Armed Forces Day

    The event will be over a two day period. Schools and colleges from all of North Devon will be invited on the Friday. On the Saturday morning it will be for families and friends of RMB Chivenor, opening to the general public from 1200hrs onwards. There will be many static…

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    Bristol24 June 2017

    South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

    Our 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 will be a parade assembling at 11:00am on Page Road by the Staple…

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    Caernarfon17–17 June 2017

    North Wales Armed Forces Day

    The day will start with a military parade through the town centre, and will include representatives from all the Armed Forces plus Standard Bearers, Veterans and youth organisations. 3 marching bands will be participating. In addition: • A Drumhead service, in the shadow of Caernarfon Castle, will immediately follow the…

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    Caerphilly24 June 2017

    South Wales Armed Forces Day

    The day will start with a military parade through the town centre, and will include representatives from all the Armed Forces plus Standard Bearers, Veterans and youth organisations. 4 marching bands will be participating.  In addition: A Drumhead service, in the shadow of Caerphilly Castle, will immediately follow the parade.…

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    Canterbury23 June 2017

    Armed Forces Celebration Concert

    This is an annual community event led by RBL, with music, singing, dance and other entertainment performed by local groups celebrating our Armed Forces and supported by local schools, cadets and 3WPRR who are based within our district. It is the precursor to Armed Forces Day. Each year we place…

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    Canvey Island24 June 2017

    Canvey Island Armed Forces Day

    There will be a Parade through the Town Centre, followed by a Service of thanks at a local community service. An exhibition will be open after the Service.

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    Carterton24–17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

    The event will offer both FREE Entrance and FREE Activities and will bring both the local Armed Forces and Civilian families together for a day of fun and quality family time.

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    Civic Square24 June 2017

    Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day Celebration

    Following the success of previous Armed Forces Days, this year’s event for Wigan will be held in Leigh. A parade of local units, Veterans and cadets will start the day, with stalls, attractions and loads of activities for all, centred around the Civic Square in Leigh.

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    Cleethorpes30–2 June 2017

    North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2017

    Following the complete success of the 8th Armed Forces Day National Event 2016 (AFDNE16) in North East Lincolnshire at Cleethorpes, we intend to secure its legacy and continued support for our Armed Forces across the region. Updates will be provided over the coming months; it is intended to deliver a…

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    Coalville19 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

    Armed Forces Day Flag Raising event at the District Council office’s flagpole. Attended by Chairman, Major Bream, Chief Executive and VIP guests, local Councillors, Royal British Legion veterans and members, Army, Navy, Airforce and other Forces representatives. Members of the public welcome to attend.

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    Crawley24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day 2017

    There will be entertainment for all the family including live music, an arts and craft workshop and “soldier for the day” activities. Refreshments, courtesy of Sainsbury’s Crawley, will also be available, with donations going to the Royal British Legion.

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    Cromer17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Cromer

    Many ex-Service organisations will attend including Cadet youth organisations and hopefully reps from local regular units. The Event will be opened at 10am by retired Brigadier and Mayor of Cromer. A large collection of militaria will be on display (Waterloo-WW2), and a Jeep will be placed outside the venue. Local…

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    Darlington19 June 2017

    Raise the Flag for Armed Forces Day

    Short parade from Town Hall to Market Square by Civic Guests, Military and Associations. Flag ceremony and Inspection of Parade. Hopefully there will be a Fly past to start the event. Schools are invited and request for displays from Military. Opportunity for public and those taking part to mingle over…

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    Denton24–24 June 2017

    Tameside Armed Forces Day 2017

    Tameside’s Armed Forces Day has become a key highlight in our annual civic events calendar. The borough’s ex-service/service personnel their families and the borough’s military heritage remain high in our sense of civic pride. Tameside has joined-in the nationwide celebration of Armed Forces Day since its inception; growing the size…

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    Derby24 June 2017

    A Celebration and an Armed Forces Knees up

    We will be having an old fashioned street party with entertainment. We are also working closely with the Royal British Legion and the Army Cadets, who are providing an event for us to watch. There will also be Army vehicles at the event.

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    Didcot24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

    The event will offer both FREE Entrance and FREE Activities and will bring both the local Armed Forces and Civilian families together for a day of fun and quality family time.

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    Douglas25 June 2017

    Isle of Man National Armed Forces Day

    Isle of Man National Armed Forces Day is to be celebrated throughout the Island for the eleventh consecutive year. Flags will be thrown in all the towns and villages and participants are to be entertained throughout the weekend of 23/25 June. There will be a Mayor’s Reception at the Douglas…

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    East Grinstead24 June 2017

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

    The event commences with a short service of thanksgiving for all those who have died in giving service to our country. This will be followed by a display of marching, with military standards by the ATC Squadron. The ceremony will then be opened with a series of short addresses by…

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    East Grinstead24 June 2017

    The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

    It is to give a much wider understanding and appreciation, to the local civilian population, of the work, the value and the achievements of all 3 of Britain’s armed services in the past and especially in the present day where Britain is involved in the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and…

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    Eaton Ford1–1 July 2017

    St Neots Armed Forces Day Gala

    Opening ceremony and flag raising, Military Displays, stage entertainment, stallholders, food outlets, RAF flypast, WWI Field Hospital, RAF Flypast, Big Band, dance groups, all with a 1940s theme. This event is free for the public to attend and attracts over 4,000 people on the day.

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    Exmouth24 June 2017

    Exmouth Armed Forces Day

    The annual Exmouth Armed Forces Day event organised by the Exmouth Branch RMA will be hosting the day. Many stalls for all the family will be situated within the Strand Gardens. It is hoped that The Royal Marines Band will be heading a Parade which will include various Veterans Associations…

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    Fawley24 June 2017

    Fawley Armed Forces Day

    Our event is a free family-friendly event to celebrate our Armed Forces and their families. We will have a selection Army vehicles and displays that members of the public and can view. We also hope to have an RAF fly-past and RAF parachute display. On top of this we will…

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    Felixstowe24–25 June 2017

    Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

    The seaside resort of Felixstowe has been chosen to host this year’s Suffolk Armed Forces event and will welcome service personnel, their families, the local community and visitors alike to celebrate the contribution made by our Armed Forces past and present. The weekend’s activities will be linked to a 350th…

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    Framlingham24 June 2017

    ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATION

    The Framlingham Town Council Chairman will raise the Armed Forces flag at 10am, which will be followed by a prayer from Churches Together. Representatives from the local branch of the Royal British Legion, Police and Army Cadets from Framlingham College have been invited to attend, and a band will be…

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    Greenhithe24 June 2017

    Greenhithe and Swanscombe Royal British Legion Armed Forces Day

    The event will follow the same format as previous years, including community stalls, cadet forces, military demonstrations, music, poppy and other local charity events. This year we intend to expand the event to include a local history event based around the Greenhithe residents who made the ultimate sacrifice during times…

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    Greenock24–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Celebrations

    Live Entertainment throughout the day from 1pm to midnight, games for all the family, face painting, stalls, hot dogs and burgers.

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    Harpenden24 June 2017

    Harpenden Armed Forces Day 2017

    This is a free family fun day in conjunction with Harpenden Town Council. A number of military charities have been invited, along with the Mounted Troop of the Household Calvary, Army Air Corps, 3 Royal Anglian, Field Hospital from Hitchin, all three Cadet Units, RAF Parachute Display Team, Cold Stream…

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    Hartlepool1 July 2017

    Hartlepool Armed Forces Day

    There will be a display of military equipment from our three Services. This will include a climbing wall, miniature assault course, and personnel from the Armed Forces to meet. We will also have Air, Sea and Army Cadets to chat to. Our veterans will be invited to the event wearing…

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    Hastings25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Hastings 1066

    Military Parade with the Salute taken by Brigadier Mathew Lowe. Afterwards there will dancers, Acrobats, Drumming bands, and a range of other displays in the Arena. There are stalls of all types and WW 2 Vehicles on display.

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    Heywood17 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Forgotten Wars – 1940’s Day

    A full day of stalls, bands, display town dress up, a Service of Remembrance, Armed Forces display and concerts. There will also be an Armed Forces Parade, steam engine old coach up and down, including a Family Fun Day and Armed Forces Parade with Pipe Band.

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    Keighley18 June 2017

    Keighley Armed forces acossiation (KAFA)

    Keighley armed forces association will be hosting our 4th annual Armed Forces Day, that is growing stronger by the year. We are hoping to grow the drive from the local town and outskirt areas, joining all the army/navy/RAF and bringing the local community to a fun filled and packed day with army…

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    Kilwinning24 June 2017

    Salute our Armed Forces

    We wish to bring the community together to salute the Armed Forces. This will be a large community event, with the Armed Forces at the forefront. This will allow local everyday residents to thank our Forces for their service, and will provide an opportunity to raise income to give further…

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    Leeds24 June 2017

    Leeds Armed Forces Day 2017

    Leeds Armed Forces Day will return in 2017 and you can expect it to be bigger and better than ever before! This FREE event is open to all members of the general public as we say thank you and celebrate the contribution made by the Armed Forces (both Regular and…

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    Leicester24 June 2017

    Meet Your Armed Forces at Military History Live

    The 3rd annual ‘Military History Live’ event covers the last 500 years of military history. With serving military personnel and veterans, stall holders, equipment displays, uniformed re-enactors, art and photography exhibits, table top gamers, military modellers, family history researchers, film screenings, hosted talks, book launches, museum ‘handling’ artefacts and many…

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    Letchworth Garden City24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    The Royal British Legion Letchworth Branch will be holding an Armed Forces Day. On the day will be holding a fun fair, charity, commercial and food stalls, military dogs, military vehicles, Sea Cadets, Army Cadets and Air Force Cadets drill, pipe band and various entertainment. There will be a challenge…

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    Littlehampton24 June 2017

    Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

    An action packed day to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. There will be lots of fun activities for all the family including an aerial display, action packed arena shows, themed exhibits, military vehicles, demonstrations, a charity fair, performances by local Cadet groups…

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    Liverpool24–25 June 2017

    National Armed Forces Day

    This year Liverpool is proud to welcome the National celebration for Armed Forces Day to the city. Taking place over the same weekend as the Mersey River Festival, this is set to be the most ambitious Armed Forces Day yet, with plans for some of the most spectacular and iconic…

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    London24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Family Day and Folk Festival

    This event will take the form of a Family Day and also a folk festival. The event will focus on the Armed Forces of the past and present. Because of the demographics of the borough which is predominantly Greek and Turkish, but also there is a growing number of people…

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    Loughborough24 June 2017

    Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces!

    Loughborough’s award winning Market will play host to a range of activities aimed at celebrating our Armed Forces on the 24th June, including free market stalls for organisations associated with supporting the Armed Forces Community; displays and entertainment including a marching band; children’s activities including face painting and an obstacle…

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    Lowestoft24 June 2017

    Lowestoft Armed Forces Day

    In its 12 year, this is the flagship Armed Forces Day event in Suffolk. With stands representing associations, Forces charities and businesses who support our Armed Forces, plus a jam-packed timetable of displays and entertainment in the arena. This is a family-friendly event and promises to be another superb day!

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    Malvern24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Gala

    Malvern’s Armed Forces Day Gala will be held in Victoria Park, featuring: Marching Band, Brass Band, Field Gun Display, representatives from military groups, family fun such as inflatables and climbing walls, trading stalls, and food and drink stalls. Further details to be confirmed.

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    Mansfield25 June 2017

    Mansfield Armed Forces Day

    A celebration event to give and thanks to all the Armed Forces within the Mansfield area, but to also raise awareness of the different groups and show support for them, whilst encouraging interaction between all ages and communities.  The event is to be fun to encourage a party atmosphere but…

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    Marham1–2 July 2017

    Armed Forces Veterans Ball

    For Armed forces Day we are hoping to hold The Armed Forces Veterans Ball at RAF Marham, funding pending. The Ball will include a sit down meal and live music and will be for veterans, current serving personnel and their partners. This event will also coincide with the relaunch of…

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    Millennium Plain17 June 2017

    Norfolk & Norwich Combined Services Association Armed Forces Open Day

    Displays by Veterans Associations, Charity Groups, Military Vehicle Group (Veteran and Serving) and Emergency Vehicles (Fire, Ambulance and Police) The Forum is a prominent point in the City of Norwich, which will allow us to hold the Armed Forces Day open day inside and outside the Forum for the many…

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    Morecambe25 June 2017

    Submarine Association Morecambe Armed Forces Day (SAMAFD17)

    A celebration of our Armed Forces when the district comes together to join-in free events and see some members of the Armed Forces. The day will start with a Military Parade of serving and veterans of the Armed Services and Combined Cadet Forces, along the Promenade at 1030.  A Drumhead…

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    Newton Abbot1 July 2017

    Newton Abbot Armed Forces Day

    The event is to celebrate the Women’s Royal Naval Service Centenary in 2017. It will include the Local Armed Forces Associations, together with all the local Cadet Forces. We are anticipating that the Armed Forces will have their recruitment stands, displays and personnel within the town centre. There will also…

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    Nuneaton24 June 2017

    The Jesse Owen RM – Armed Forces Day and Gala Event 2017 Nuneaton

    The Jesse Owen RM – Armed Forces Day 2017 & Gala Event Nuneaton will allow our local and wider community to show their support and acknowledge the sacrifices made by our Armed Forces, Serving Personnel and Veteran, their Families, and our Cadet Forces. In particular this year we will also…

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    Odiham24 June 2017

    Odiham “Armed Forces” Day

    Odiham is home to RAF Odiham and the UK’s Chinook Force. This year, we would like to mark Armed Forces day to not only thank our wider Armed Forces, but to also ensure that our RAF personnel know how much we value them as part of our community. There is…

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    Padiham24–25 June 2017

    Padiham Armed Forces Day

    As part of Armed Forces Week, we are organising an event at the end of the week. There will be stalls promoting information about the activities of organisations in membership of the Armed Forces Covenant. There will be a military band, swing bands and street singers, many people in 1940s…

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    Peterborough24 June 2017

    Peterborough Armed Forces Day 2017

    Come along to a fun free day, in the heart of Peterborough. There will be performances, a parade, independent stalls, Military vehicles, Military Band, groups, charities, organisations involved with the Military, climbing wall, local schools involvement, local Cadets, Veterans, serving personnel, Pipe Bands, a flypast (weather permitting) and there will…

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    Plymouth24–25 June 2017

    Plymouth’s Armed Forces Weekend

    A spectacular and exciting weekend of entertainment, with air displays, parade, demonstrations, evening concert and activities for the whole family. Over the two days the Royal Navy, Army, RAF, Royal Marines and Veterans’ organisations, charities and the Emergency Services will showcase their services in a variety of ‘Villages’ set out…

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    Pontefract18 June 2017

    Wakefield Armed Forces Day

    We have another exciting day planned at Pontefract Park to celebrate Wakefield Armed Forces Day. The day will feature The Veterans Parade, a Fly Past from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Police Dog Display and some fantastic Community Group activities. There will be a Farmers Market and lots of…

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    Pontefract18 June 2017

    Wakefield Armed Forces Day Event

    We plan to deliver an exciting and informative day to say ‘thank you’, and to celebrate and highlight the outstanding contribution made by the Armed Forces, past and present, the Cadet Forces, and also engage with the local community and Armed Forces Families and Veterans. We want to support Veterans…

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    Porthleven17 June 2017

    Southerly Point Armed Forces Day

    This is our 3rd Annual Event, bringing together multiple communities across Cornwall. The aim of the day is to recognize the contribution that serving personnel, veterans etc make to us, to celebrate all that they are and let them know we are all behind them and so grateful to them.…

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    Porthleven17 June 2017

    Southerly Armed Forces Day

    Our 3rd Armed Forces Day, the theme this year will be Wild West. Join us to thank and appreciate our troops, veterans and families. Meet supporting charities, communities, friends and family. Further details to follow…

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    Purleigh24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    One of the biggest Armed Forces Day events in Essex held at the unique and fitting Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon, Essex. This FREE public event is open from 11.00am until 3.00pm with the Parade and Flag-raising ceremony at 1.00pm. It is a very special event in which…

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    Ravenshead24 June 2017

    Armed Forces 40’s to 00’s

    Armed Forces Day Service from 10am – 12 Noon, Followed by a celebration of dance and music from the 1940’s to 2000’s until 8pm. A chance for the community to come together to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Will include music, dance and art items by community groups and individuals and…

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    Ringwood24 June 2017

    Ringwood Armed Forces Day

    Come and see re-enactors, Military Vehicles, Military Units from Marchwood and Blandford and Cadets from all 3 services. There will also be stalls and exhibits from SSAFA, Blesma, AWS, an Army Wives Choir, a Fly Past, Army Recruiters from Salisbury and local charitable groups who provide support services. There will…

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    Rushden17–19 June 2017

    Rushden Armed Forces Weekend

    A weekend of celebrations which will include, a parade through the town, a Battle of Britain Fly past, Chelsea Pensioners, serving regular and reserve members of our Armed Forces.  There will also be Youth organisations including the SCC field gun team. The Historic station will be open with train rides,…

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    Scunthorpe18 June 2017

    North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

    This is an Armed Forces Day event with participation from Armed Forces Units (both Regular and Reserve), Veterans and Cadet Units. There will be static displays and stalls, arena events much more. An RAF flypast will take place, and Royal Chelsea Pensioners will also be there.  Local groups representing the…

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    Shrewsbury24 June 2017

    The Armed Forces Day BIG CURRY

    The Armed Forces Day BIG CURRY in Shrewsbury is a chance for food enthusiasts to visit Copthorne Barracks, home of the Army Reserves 202 Field Hospital & 6 Rifles units for the chance to taste some of Shropshire’s finest Curry! The Armed Forces Day BIG CURRY is a curry cooking…

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    South Hetton24 June 2017

    South Hetton Armed Forces Day

    Street Park for the village to celebrate the Armed Forces, we are looking to have live entertainment such as comedians and bands playing. We will hopefully have demonstrations from the Armed Forces, e.g assault course, to give young people of the village an insight to military life.

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    Southend-on-Sea24 June 2017

    Striving for an excellent Armed Forces

    We will have a showcase of our dancers and community wind band with an army theme. Linking to our schools army heritage and former military roots we will include many tasters in different sports, army themed competitions and challenges for families to participate in all together bringing the local community…

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    Spalding20 June 2017

    Armed Forces Celebration Day

    The Armed Forces Celebration will aim to raise awareness of the local Armed Forces members in the community by celebrating the impact they have on the community and beyond. It will give recognition to those currently serving, and past veterans. The event will include a presentation of Veterans Badges to…

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    Stanley25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day

    There will be a display of military equipment form our three Services.  This will include a climbing wall, miniature assault course, and personnel from the Armed Forces to meet.  We will also have Air, Sea and Army Cadets to chat to.  Our veterans will be invited to the event wearing…

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    Stoke-on-Trent25 June 2017

    North Staffs Armed Forces Celebration Day

    This will be an Armed Forces Celebration Day including a full military parade and Drumhead Service. A family celebration day on which friends and families are invited to march in the parade wearing family medals, along with serving military personnel, cadets , local school children, and scout groups.  There will…

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    Strathpeffer23–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day Blue Flash Challenge

    The 2nd Armed Forces Day Blue Flash Challenge begins on Friday 23rd June 2017 with a 24 hour/ 100km march from Ft Augustus to Strathpeffer, undertaken by 10 x 4 man teams from various Regiments, Veteran Associations and Public Service personnel. The challengers will end their endurance trek by marching…

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    Stretford24 June 2017

    Trafford Armed Forces Day

    We are proud to have a reservist barracks (207 Field Hospital) in Trafford and so to celebrate Armed Forces Day, we (Trafford Council and 207 Field Hospital) will be jointly hosting a free family festival celebrating everything that’s great about Trafford on Saturday 24th June. This event will include a…

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    Swanage24–25 June 2017

    Swanage Armed Forces Weekend

    Two days of celebration of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces including a locomotive naming ceremony at Swanage Railway Station (Sat 1100 TBC), military music and military themed stalls and events. Further information to follow.

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    Swanley24–25 June 2017

    Armed Forces Weekend

    The event is to raise awareness and to inform more people about the work and services of The Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Reservists, Veterans, Cadets and the wider Armed Forces community, including Service families. The event is for all residents in Swanley and the wider community, to come…

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    Swindon24–24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day – Swindon

    The day will feature: National Anthem Nepalese National Anthem Opening by Mayor of Swindon/MP for Swindon South Great Western Youth Band Britannia Majorettes Army Cadet Force Drill Team Kentwood Choir Army Cadet Corps of Drums Demonstration by Tai Kwon Do knights Swindon Lightening Cheerleaders Swindon Pegasus Brass Band Nepalese Dancers…

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    Thurnscoe29–29 June 2017

    Celebration of the Armed Forces, BBQ and Disco

    We would like to promote the Armed Forces, the work they have done and continue to do by running activities such as arts and crafts and discovery sessions over a number of weeks. We run a family weekend camp which has a theme every year, this year we would like…

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    Tiverton26–24 June 2017

    Tiverton Armed Forces Day

    We are hoping to have the following, though all still in the planning stages: Parade of veterans through the town. Recruitment stands in the market. Cadet recruitment stands in the market. Veterans telling their stories in and around the coffee shops, restaurants and bars in the town. Evening entertainment from…

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    Trowbridge24–25 June 2017

    Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations

    Wilts Armed Forces allows the public to learn more about past, present and future UK military forces. We show appreciation and respect to all serving and veteran personnel. With displays from marching bands, re-enactors, traders, fair rides, activities for all ages, military vehicles, parades , a drumhead service, flypasts, choirs…

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    Weston Turville17 June 2017

    Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day

    The Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day is our chance to show our support for the Armed Forces Community, from Serving Personnel to Forces Families and Cadets. It is a big family friendly fun day event which will include an air display and fly past, live music and entertainment,…

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    Weston-super-Mare17–18 June 2017

    Weston Armed Forces Weekend 2017

    The Armed Forces Weekend has developed into a must see two-day event that incorporates a wonderful Air Show, and is the result of 12 months dedicated work by the organising committee. The purpose of the event is to showcase the brilliant work of our local Armed Forces Family to the…

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    Weymouth17–19 June 2017

    Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations

    The 2017 Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Celebrations will take place from Saturday 17th June to Friday 23rd June, with the Service and Parade on Sunday 18th June on Weymouth Esplanade. 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the withdrawal of all British Forces from Aden and with this in mind,…

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    Whitby24 June 2017

    Whitby’s Armed Forces Day

    Whitby’s Armed Forces Day is a fun day for all the family to come along and celebrate what our Armed Forces do for us! There will be stalls, attractions and much more!

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    Wisbech18 June 2017

    Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2017

    The day will provide an opportunity for Wisbech to thank and show support for members of the Armed Forces past and present. The event will begin with an Opening Ceremony.  The main attractions will be stalls by local Ex-Services Associations and interested parties featuring displays and attractions.  There will also…

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    Worthing24–25 June 2017

    West Sussex Armed Forces Weekend

    Saturday will be families day.  Come and enjoy entertainment, stalls, displays, military vehicles, fly-pasts, an Air/Sea rescue, food and drink, and more.  The day will end around 6 pm. Sunday is our drumhead service, with VIPs from all over Sussex attending.

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    Wythenshawe24 June 2017

    Armed Forces Day, Northenden and Wythenshawe

    The Northenden War Memorial will have been refurbished, with help from The War Memorials Trust. The Northenden Branch of The Royal British Legion would like the Memorial Garden to be formally re-opened on Armed Forces Day. The Memorial is located in front of The Northenden Social Club and light refreshments…

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