Saturday 27 June 2020

Armed Forces Day

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

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

Event organisers should refer to the latest COVID-19 Government guidance or seek advice from their Devolved Administration and Local Authority.

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Tredegar28 June 2020

1) Armed Forces Day 2020

Tredegar Town Council organise an annual event in Bedwellty House and Park, Tredegar to further joint understanding of the role of the Forces, and how strong the link continues to be between the Forces and Town Council. Town Council actively support the Armed Forces Covenant and believe Tredegar is still…

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Aberdeen27 June 2020

2) Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day Parade-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands and vintage military vehicles march down Union Street (Aberdeen’s mile long premier thoroughfare) from 11:00 , finishing at the Castlegate. Aberdeen’s Lord Provost and invited dignitaries…

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Accrington20–14 June 2020

3) The Baxenden “ARMED FORCES” day.

Our day is a community celebration of our amazing Armed Forces. We will have a full on village celebration, incorporating the following: Hog roast, pop up outside bar, shire horses form our local brewery, a plethora of military vehicles with a full reenactment group, childres rides, face painting, tea room,…

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Andover21 June 2020

4) Love Andover Armed Forces Day.

Love Andover Armed Forces Day is a family celebration of our Armed Forces, past, present and future. A full day of activities, displays, music and a chance to meet the military services that serve to protect us. In 2020 we will join people across the UK to say “Thank You”…

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Ashford28 June 2020

5) Ashford Armed Forces Day Fete

There will be a cadets from the Army, Air and Sea & Marine cadets in attendance, a variety of military charities will join in with civilian charities. There will be live music, games and displays, a variety of stalls providing information, retail and a variety of games for children and…

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Headcorn26–27 June 2020

6) Headcorn Armed Forces Day

On June 27th Headcorn Aerodrome is taking part in National Armed Forces Day from 10:00hrs to 17:00hrs. There will be the usual airfield activities. Flying training, fixed wing and Helicopter, Micro Lighting, Parachuting and Model Flying as well as some WWII iconic aircraft. There will be a chance to meet…

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Ayr20 June 2020

9) The Holy Fair with Armed Forces and Pipes in the Park-|CANCELLED|

|This event has been cancelled| This popular family fun day will be held on Ayr Low Green on Saturday 20th June 2020. The event incorporates Armed Forces Day with the annual Holy Fair and Massed Pipe Bands attracting bands from both the UK and further afield. As this event continues…

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Banbridge27 June 2020

10) Armed Forces Day NI 2020

A parade of the armed services will commence at approximately 10.30am through the town of Banbridge to the main event hub at Banbridge Rugby Club. The parade will include representatives from the cadets, services & veterans. After the Drumhead service at 12.00noon (which will be celebrated by the principal chaplain…

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Bangor26 June 2020

11) Armed Forces memorial day

We hope to run a themed cross-curricular day where all pupils will learn about the armed forces in all subject areas. Careers, PE, History etc will combine to provide pupils with a greater understanding of the amazing work the armed forces do.

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Bedlington27 June 2020

13) Armed Forces Day

The event will start at 11.30am with a parade of veterans, cadets and Salutation Army Band starting out on Front Street West to The War Memorial adjacent Bedlington Community Centre. At the War memorial the Armed Forces Flag will be raised on the flag pole, a short address will be…

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Seaham25 June 2020

14) Finchale Armed Forces Day

Following on from the success of last year’s event, Finchale plans to re-run its popular Armed Forces Day. The event will take place at our premises at Belmont and weather permitting will be held outside! The event will celebrate the work of our armed forces with a focus on foods…

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Beverley5 July 2020

15) Beverley Armed Forces Day

This is the 11th consecutive year that Beverley has been proud to host an Armed Forces Day event. We will recognise the contribution made across the armed forces and thank them for their services and sacrifices. Members from the Navy, Army and Air Force as well as Cadets will parade…

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Bicester27 June 2020

16) In Association with Armed Forces Day, Bicester Family Fun Day-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A family fun day for local community groups, veterans, cadet units, local uniformed groups, military personal and their families as well as the local community to join together to recognise the work and commitment of the armed forces. This day will include activities, displays and…

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Blackpool22–28 June 2020

18) Armed Forces Week Blackpool

Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes. From 22-28 June 2020 the whole resort comes together welcoming serving military personnel, veterans and cadets, with a wide range of activities targeted at them and their families as well as the many thousands of people visiting…

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Blackwood27 June 2020

19) Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Armed Forces Day Celebration

For the past seven years, Caerphilly’s Armed Forces Day celebrations haven been able to take place in vibrant town centre locations, as a result of MOD funding. The event has become very well established and an important part of the council’s annual event programme. We are proud supporters of the…

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Bolton27 June 2020

20) Bolton Armed Forces Day

A short service on Victoria Square led by the Vicar of Bolton starts Bolton’s Armed Forces Day and the Mayor of Bolton Cllr Linda Thomas will lay a wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of the Citizens of Bolton and we want to remember and commemorate the 75th Anniversary…

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Bradford27 June 2020

21) Great Sacrifices for Great Britain.: The Story of our United Armed Forces

We hope to raise the profile of the Armed Forces and dispel any myths and misapprehensions between communities about the Armed Forces. By exhibiting and presenting commonwealth contribution we hope to engender a sense of belonging in BAME communities. Inviting service leavers (Veterans) from all parts of the Bradford Community…

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Brighton28 June 2020

22) Brighton & Hoves Armed Forces day

Join us at the Blind Veterans UK Brighton rehabilitation and training centre to celebrate Armed Forces Day! Brighton and Hove’s very own Armed Forces Day brings together our local cadets, military charities and veteran groups in an exciting day out for all the family. Enjoy a multitude of craft, military…

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Bristol20 June 2020

23) South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day

This is a day for local community groups, veterans, cadet units, local uniformed groups, military personal and their families to join together to recognise the work and commitment of the armed forces. This day will include a parade through the high street with activities, displays and stalls in Page Park.

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The Wharf20–30 June 2020

24) ‘Art in the Aftermath’ in support of our Armed Forces

Style for Soldiers was founded 10 years ago by menswear designer Emma Willis MBE in response to the severe casualties returning from Afghanistan in the height of the violent conflict. Struck by the challenge these young men and women would now face post medical discharge from the military, having suffered…

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Burton-on-Trent27–28 June 2020

25) Armed Forces Weekend at the National Memorial Arboretum

Join the National Memorial Arboretum at this FREE celebratory event to recognise the service and work of our Armed Forces, featuring entertainment for all ages and fun outdoor activities including archery, climbing walls and a zip line. There will also be a veterans’ village, food and gift fair and live…

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Callington20 June 2020

26) Armed Forces Countryside Day

In West Devon and East Cornwall we have over 30,000 veterans and being home to both the Army and Navy housed at the Royal Citadel Plymouth, Bickleigh Barracks and HRM Raleigh. There is a strong pride locally with our connections to the services. Battling On has been in conversation with…

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Camberley20 June 2020

27) Camberley Armed Forces Day

The Camberley Armed Forces Day is back in 2020 for it’s the second time on Saturday 20th June 2020! Showing off Camberley’s rich history and close links with the Military, this FREE family fun event will be an opportunity for the local community to come along to show its support…

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Canvey Island27 June 2020

29) Canvey Island Armed Forces Day

Parade through the town centre with veterans, serving forces, uniformed youth and cadet forces. Service of thanksgiving followed by exhibition and activities.

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Carterton27 June 2020

30) RAF Brize Norton Families’ Club Armed Forces Day Event

Display of capabilities from around RAF Brize Norton, local armed forces charities, community services and local businesses all invited to join together celebrating Armed Forces Day 2020. Something for every age from inflatable fun for the little ones and unique gifts from local businesses for the adults.

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Catterick Garrison27 June 2020

31) Armed Forces Day, Garrison Gathering

Family fun day celebrating the Armed Forces within Catterick Garrison with the wider community, our day will consist of live entertainment, circus acts, dog show, afternoon tea and much more. Last year’s event was a huge success with the flag raising and was fun-packed, exciting and all the Community became…

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Cleethorpes26–28 June 2020

32) North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend 2020

North East Lincolnshire’s Armed Forces Day (AFD20) will be held on Saturday 27th June and will include parades, entertainment, displays and activities to attract all age groups. AFD20 flags will be raised on all major public buildings across the Borough for 14 days. A full programme of totally inclusive events…

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Codnor27 June 2020

33) Codnor Inn Armed Forces Day supported by Amber Valley Veterans

Welcome to the Codnor Inn, Derbyshire. Following the success of the 2019 AFD, we will be hosting the 2020 Armed Forces Day and will be supported by Amber Valley Veterans Club. There will be a BBQ, cold snacks and of course beers, wines & spirits available behind the bar. There…

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Colchester26–27 June 2020

34) Colchester Armed Forces Muster

2 day celebration of military support and strories bringing together generations, young and old, with stories, entertainment, music and comradeship in Colchester – a military Garrison Town with a large veteran population. Entertainment includes a special display from our Gurkha colleagues and their families. Event to be held in Colchester…

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Colerne27 June 2020

35) Armed Forces Day Colerne C of E Primary School Summer Fete

The format will be a Parade from the village hall to the School field comprising 21 Sig Regt, RBL, 93 DF RAFAC, Colerne Army Cadets, Scouts, Brownies. Followed by a Fete with multiple attractions/displays including 21 Sigs Comms and Vehicle display, Colerne C of E PTA, RBL, local charities, WI,…

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cromer27 June 2020

37) Armed forces display at Morrisons

Military vehicle display from norfolk military vehicle group inc ww2 sas jeep..ww2 motorcycle .radio and kit display..plus a copy of the limited editions sas war diary from 41 to 46. under the store archway

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Crowborough27 June 2020

38) Crowborough Armed Forces Day Event 2020

Crowborough Branch Royal British Legion is once again organizing an Armed Forces day event which will be held on Saturday 27th June 2020 at Crowborough Social Club. Armed forces Day aims to support both men and women who make up the Armed Forces: from currently Serving Troops to Service families,…

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Denton27 June 2020

40) Tameside Armed Forces Day 2020

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

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Dereham27 June 2020

41) Tavern Armed Forces Day

The Tavern Official Armed Forces Day showing our respects to our amazing Armed Forces. FREE pint for all serving personnel and live music street party to celebrate all that’s great about our brave men and women.

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Didcot20 June 2020

42) Vauxhall Barracks- Armed Forces Play & Activity Day

Vauxhall Barracks Play & Activity Day will take place on Saturday 20th June at Edmonds Park in Didcot from 11am until 3pm. Entrance & All activities will be free to ensure an inclusion for all. The event will offer a range of activities for Children, Young People and their Families.…

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Donnington27 June 2020

43) Telford Armed Forces Day 2020

A family friendly event to celebrate the men & women of our armed forces both serving & veteran. Organised by Telford & Wrekin Council. Including a Funfair, Military displays, Cadet activities, Food & Drink stalls, Music & entertainment, Military charities & support services for service men & women.

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Dover20 June 2020

44) Armed Forces Day Dover-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A Day full of fun and entertainment to Remember our Armed Forces. The opening ceremony will have a parade of standards including the local cadet forces. there will be a veteran’s tent with free lunch and a drink. |This event has been cancelled|

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Dunbar28 June 2020

45) Armed Forces Day Parade

Starting 10.45 on Sunday 28th June 2020, Armed Forces veterans, Army Cadets, Sea Cadets and Reserve Army soldiers will parade along Dunbar High Street from East to West (Old Post Office to Lauderdale House) led by a piper. The salute will be taken outside the Town House by the Lord…

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Dunfermline21 June 2020

46) Armed Forces Day 2020-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| Parade down High Street through Glen Gates to Pavilion followed by a flag-raising service then a Civic Reception for invited guests. |This event has been cancelled|

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Dyce21 June 2020

47) SCOTAFRIQUE – ARMED FORCES EDITION

We have had a few ScotAfrique events and want to hold this very special edition for the ARMED FORCES. ScotAfrique is a collaborative event that will celebrate the creativity in culture amongst the African-Black and Scottish communities across Aberdeen (and the Shire region). The event will bring together a selection…

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East Grinstead27 June 2020

48) East Grinstead Armed Forces Day-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A small memorial service followed by displays by reserve units, cadet units and singing by local schools as well as static vehicle and weapon displays |This event has been cancelled|

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Eccles27 June 2020

49) Salford Armed Forces Day

Salford will be honouring all armed forces personnel and their families starting with a Parade from Dukes Drive Car Park, Monton travelling down Parrin Lane, Worsley Road entering Winton Park at Dover Street. The family fun day will follow on Winton Park with a programme of entertainment – singers, magical…

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Eccles28 June 2020

50) Salford Red Devils Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day Celebration will be based around Salford Red Devils home game against Leeds Rhinos. The day will involve many different activities for participants of all ages with military exhibitions and matches featuring Armed Forces Personnel.

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Edzell27 June 2020

51) Edzell Woods Armed Forces Day 2020

The residential community group in Edzell Woods would like to honour the Edzell Military Base by taking part in Armed Forces Day. We have some ex military personnel who still live on the base, who will be our guests of honour on the day. We will be having a fun…

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Farnworth27 June 2020

52) Farnworths Armed Forces Day

A mixture of things ranging from different parades from the local cadets(army and air) Performance from the army reserves Stalls from local people

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Fawley20 June 2020

53) Fawley Armed Forces Day

A wonderful event for the Armed Forces and Local Community to attend has been running for 9 year’s now. We aim to make this event the best one yet. We will also be celebrating VE Day and VJ Day on this day so it’s an even bigger celebration. We have…

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Fleetwood27–28 June 2020

54) The Then and Now Armed Forces Festival

Then and Now Festival A celebration of the restoration and significance of Memorial Park Fleetwood. Purpose of the festival To reflect on why the park was created, and why 90 years on, it is still significant, not only as a memorial to the fallen, but also a vibrant and active…

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Folkestone28 June 2020

55) ARMED FORCES DAY FOLKESTONE – COMMUNITY FUN DAY

LARGE SCALE OUTDOOR COMMUNITY FUN EVENT WITH A FULL STAGED ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME AND PERFORMANCES IN A ROPED ARENA AREA WITH VARIOUS MILITARY STANDS, AIR DISPLAY, FUNFAIR & STATIC VEHICLE DISPLAYS THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO JOIN TOGETHER AT A FUN & FREE EVENT TO UNITE AND COMMEMORATE…

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Freiston27 June 2020

56) We’ll Meet Again Museum Armed Forces Day

This is the 3rd Year of the We’ll Meet Again Museum Armed Forces Day when we will once again provide entertainment, variety, military and classic car displays , static displays, military re-enactors as well as local trade stands and displays. All this will be rounded off with a flypast by…

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Gainsborough28 June 2020

57) Armed Forces and Community Day

A fun filled 1940’s themed day for the whole family including Live entertainment, Parade, Act of Remembrance, Military Vehicles, Stalls, Activities, Re-enactments and more. Look up Gainsborough Town Council on Facebook to find our events page for more information.

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Gateshead27 June 2020

58) Supporting Our Armed Forces Past & Present

Veterans In the Gateshead community in association with Rutherford AFC will be hosting an Armed Forces Day community event and Fun Day. This event will include Entertainment and Activities for all the family including, Stalls & Games, Bouncy castles, Face painting, Balloon Modelling & Music plus much more. Entry to…

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Gillingham27 June 2020

59) Medway Armed Forces Day Celebrations-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A free entry tri-service public participation extravaganza, with thirty acres of activities and displays, showcasing the entire armed forces family of serving personnel, their families, cadet units and numerous veterans associations and charities. The event will feature a Royal Engineers’ Trades and Equipment Village, obstacle…

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Gloucester27 June 2020

60) Armed Forces Day Gloucester City

A PARADE 12:30 pm from Gloucester City Centre to the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum at Gloucester Docks. FREE FAMILY DAY AND ENTERTAINMENT From 12.30 pm to 5 pm Come and visit the stalls & displays & enjoy the entertainment in front of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

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Gosport27 June 2020

61) Gosport Armed Forces Day 2020

This is a free family friendly event to show support and appreciation for our local armed forces community. The main event is in Walpole Park from 10 am to 4 pm with Steam Lorry rides, field gun displays, military vehicles, historic displays, local armed forces support services, militaria market, food…

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Gourdon27 June 2020

62) Armed Forces 40’s Day

The 1940’s day will feature vintage stalls, historical vehicles and army vehicles. We will also have a big band/ swing band perform and swing dance performance. Food stalls will also be provided although people will be invited to bring there own picnic. This will be free to attend and is…

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Middlesbrough25 June 2020

63) Grangetown United Armed Forces Community Event

FROG have recently opened a new community hub. We have not held an armed forces event so from January 2020 until March 2020 we will be working with local residents who have or are still are in the armed forces and their families to put together ideas and plan for…

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Hemel Hempstead27 June 2020

66) Dacorum Armed Forces Day

The event aimed at families in the Dacorum area will be opened by dignitaries who will give background information about Armed Forces Day. This will be followed by an exciting programme of free Arena entertainment. Headlining acts include a BMX stunt team and an animal display. The park will be…

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Hexham27 June 2020

67) Hexham’s Armed Forces Day Celebration-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| 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…

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Himley28 June 2020

68) Armed Forces Day at Himley Hall

Armed Forces Day in association with K2 Services returns for another year at the prestigious Grade II listed Himley Hall. The FREE event runs from 11am to 5pm and offers fun for all the family, including an archery range, a vintage military vehicle display, vintage fairground rides, Punch and Judy…

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Hinckley27 June 2020

69) Armed Forces Day Celebration

In partnership with the Hinckley combined Ex-services Association and St Mary’s Church the Borough council will be hosting a free event where everyone is welcome to come and thank our past and present serving armed forces, with a parade and outdoor church service. The celebration event will be held in…

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Hinckley27 June 2020

70) Armed Forces Day event and parade

In partnership with the Hinckley Combined Ex-service Association and St Mary’s Church this will be a great event to honour our past and present serving armed forces. Free event where everyone is welcome to come and thank our past and present serving armed forces, with a parade and outdoor church…

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Hungerford27 June 2020

71) Hungerford Armed Forces Day Extravaganza |CANCELLED|

|This event has been cancelled| In 2020 we will join people across the UK to say “Thank You” to members of the Armed Forces community – including current personnel, reserves, veterans, cadets and families – for their contribution to the nation. A parade of serving military men and women, veteran…

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Kelloe20 June 2020

72) Kelloe Parish Council Armed Forces Day

we are trying to bring the community together children to senior citizens, we have approached beamish to include old military equipment and to bring an awareness of the culture and to honor those that had fallen serving for their country. We have made a request for a representative of the…

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Kendal27 June 2020

73) Armed Forces and Blue Light Tribute

Our historic town is organising an event for HM Forces to enjoy plus allowing them to show off their skills and equipment. It will be a great day for families and thanks to Kendal BID’s financial support many of the attractions and entertainment will be free to enjoy (Charitable donations…

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Kingston upon Thames29–27 June 2020

74) Armed Forces Celebration Dance

Vintage 1940’s Band, Vintage 1940’s DJ’s playing off original vinyl records from the 1940’s and early 1950’s.

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Leeds4 July 2020

75) Leeds Armed Forces Day 2020

Armed Forces Day in the United Kingdom is now marked by hundreds of events held across the country, celebrating the courage and contribution of the British Armed Forces community: From veterans to currently serving troops, reserves, cadets and service families. Hosted by our Lord Mayor, Leeds will be celebrating with…

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Lennoxtown21–27 June 2020

76) BRAVEHOUND Armed Forces Day Dog Show

BRAVEHOUND’s annual Armed Forces Day Dog Show . Fun and pedigree classes with representatives from all 3 branches if the Armed Forces. BRAVEHOUND provides dogs and training for military veterans with mental health issues and our Armed Forces Day Dog show brings the whole community together .

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Letchworth Garden City27 June 2020

77) Letchworth Garden City Armed Forces Day

Letchworth will once again be celebrating this national event. This year is also the 100th Anniversary of the Royal British Legion. The cadets from all three military forces will be taking part in demonstrations and competitions and there will be military bands and stalls. Many other stalls will be available…

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Lincoln24 June 2020

78) Armed Forces Flag Raising Event

Bishop Grosseteste University has recently signed a commitment to honour the Armed Forces Covenant, at Bronze and now working towards the Silver Award to support the Armed Forces Community. By organising a flag raising ceremony on our University Campus, we want to recognise the value of serving personnel, regular and…

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LITTLEHAMPTON27 June 2020

79) Littlehampton Armed Forces Day 2020

a free action-packed day in aid of the Royal British Legion to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. There will be lots of activities for all the family to enjoy including arena attractions, vintage market and charity stall, military vehicles and aerial displays.…

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Liverpool26 June 2020

80) Armed Forces Celebration 2020

Both former and current members of the armed forces community will be invited to attend the community centre at The Drive on Princess Drive. Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed and we will use our charities minibus to pick older or disabled attendees up from their home address. The Drive…

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Liverpool27 June 2020

81) Merseyside Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club

Get together for serving and former members of HM Forces and supporters. Informal gathering in the Cornmarket, all welcome. Food and drinks available. Great opportunity to get together with friends old and new, pull up a bollard and swing the lantern.

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Livingston28 June 2020

82) West Lothian Armed Forces Day

Parade – form up at St Margaret’s Academy, Howden South Road, for 12:15pm, ready to step off at 12:45pm. Opening Service – 1pm Entertainment – throughout the afternoon (local musicians) Activities – throughout the afternoon (e.g. climbing wall, inflatable assault course, etc.) Tri-Cadet Force Challenge Veterans Village / Information Stalls…

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Llanelli27 June 2020

83) Armed Forces Day 2020

Parade through town with Marching Band, Co of Drums, Parade of Standards, Drum Head Service, Male choir & march past, starting at Eastgate onto Spring Gardens. Military stands, displays and events throughout the day. Discounts in local bars/restaurants and followed by a full town entertainment day with variuos national and…

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Llangrove4 July 2020

84) Llangrove Armed Forces Day

Royal Navy, Army and Airforce men and women attend this event – we have a 15 minute presentation on mental health to start with followed by a sponsors speech, food and drink £10 per head – all money taken for charity

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Llanidloes27 June 2020

85) Armed Forces – Working With The Hard Stuff

Clywedog Creative Hub will be holding a Full Day taster session of Stone Carving as an introduction to our Creative Course ‘Working With The Hard Stuff” which is free for Armed Forces veterans who are finding it difficult to adapt to civilian life, and who may also be experiencing PTSD,…

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London27 June 2020

86) Armed Forces Day

Join us to mark Armed Forces Day with our local Military Community. We are delighted to bring you a parade and ceremony in partnership with the London Borough of Barnet which will honour the bravery and commitment of servicemen and women, past and present. North London military wife’s choir will…

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London27 June 2020

88) ARMED FORCES DAY 2020 SHOWCASE

Following our past three successful Armed Forces Community Showcases, we are back this year with another variety concert to celebrate the work which the Armed Forces personnel do for our community. Featuring acoustic music from singer-songwriters, theatre pieces, songs from shows, poetry and short films.

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Loughborough27 June 2020

89) Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

Charnwood Borough Council and Loughborough Market will once again be marking Armed Forces Day with displays and entertainment aimed at raising awareness about the Armed Forces community and also saying a big thank you to the veterans and serving members of that community in our Borough. More details to follow.

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Lowestoft27 June 2020

90) Lowestoft Armed Forces Day

Military Vehicles, Trade Stalls, Entertainment on Stage, Military Stands, Marching Bands, Replica Spitfire, Bouncy Castles, Displays in the Arena, Drumhead Service.

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Durham27 June 2020

91) Ludworth armed forces day

Party for veterans and their families and local villages to join in the celebrations also entertainment music of the appropriate era. Food teas coffees various activities for children and adults people dressed up in fancy dress costumes also appropriate costumes and singalong

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Maldon28 June 2020

92) Maldon Armed Forces Day

The Essex Historic Military Vehicle Association in association with Maldon District Council is proud to once again be arranging a FREE day to celebrate the contribution all our Armed Forces have made – both past, present and future. Starting at 10 am, and running until 3pm, the day provides an…

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Malvern21 June 2020

93) Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day event is for the whole community to learn about the role of the Armed Forces within the UK and abroad, the afternoon event will have exhibitors in marquees including: SSAFA, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, MRATH, Poppy Appeal, Salvation Army, Help for Heroes, Worcestershire & Herefordshire Western Front…

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Manchester27 June 2020

94) Manchester Armed Forces Day – A Big Thank You

This is the 6th consecutive year that Manchester has hosted an Armed Forces Day event in St Peters Square. The event recognises the contribution made across the armed forces and we have developed ‘A BIG THANK YOU’ for their services and sacrifices. Serving personal from the Navy, Army and Air…

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Mansfield28 June 2020

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

All the local Armed forces groups and cadets have been invited to attend Mansfield’s tribute to all the Armed Forces to say ‘Thank you’ and recognise their role in our community. This is a well-established and well attended day with a great atmosphere. The day starts with a parade lead…

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Leigh27 June 2020

96) Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day

Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day celebrations will compromise of an Armed Forces ‘Faire’ which will be located on the Civic Sq in Leigh. Up to one hundred stalls and thirty military vehicle stands (past and present) will be located with boundary of the Town Centre area. A large parade will…

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Morden27 June 2020

97) Merton Armed Forces Day

The event comprises 2 parts: firstly a Parade of Veterans, Reserve and Cadet groups and other supporters of the Armed Forces community from Merton Civic Centre to Morden Park. Secondly, following a series of speeches by local dignitaries, a fair will take place that will include music, entertainment, stalls, displays,…

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Morecambe28 June 2020

98) Morecambe and Lancaster Armed Forces Day

1100 – Parade of Serving AF, Veterans, Reservists and cadets led by Morecambe Brass Band 1130 – Drum Head Service on Morecambe Arena Promenade 1200 – Various local AF related exhibits, local service de4monstrations (inc. ‘Blue’ lights) and Servive charity tombola, musical jazz and brass bands. 1600 – Skydiving display…

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Newark21 June 2020

99) Newark Armed Forces Day

This years’ event will be held in Newark Market Place. The formal aspect will involve a parade of serving and ex-military personnel, the following groups have confirmed their participation: No. 703, Royal Naval Air Squadron Royal Logistics Corps Forces Cadets – Sea, Army and Air Royal British Legion Royal British…

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Newport, Isle of Wight.20 June 2020

100) Isle of Wight Armed Forces Day 2020

Parade of Veterans, Armed Forces personnel (including Reservists), bands Cadets and other young persons groups with the salute being taken by the lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight. There will be displays by members of the forces, bands, music and entertainments for all age groups. stalls will be set…

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Nuneaton27 June 2020

102) Armed Forces Day Nuneaton

A family fun day with Charity Stalls, amusements and food vendors to encourage and involve the local community to show their support for the Armed Forces, past -present and future.

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Otley5 July 2020

103) Otley Armed Forces Day-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| Hosted by Otley Armed Forces Day Community Organisations, this free event celebrates the courage and contribution of the Armed Forces past and present. There will be something for all ages on offer, including: • a parade from Leeds Road to the events field and salute,…

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Penistone27 June 2020

104) Armed Forces Day Penistone

The Armed Forces Event Penistone is in it’s third year and continues to grow. As a CIC we have 3 main tenets, well being, education and events. The events arm supports the work we do with local schools, clubs and wider organisations. In 2020 we intend to grow the event…

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Pershore27 June 2020

105) Pershore Armed Forces Day Gala

Parade through Pershore followed by various band music, choir, jazz band & popular music, Displays by local cadet forces (SCC, ACF, ATC, Scouts & St John Ambulance. No 214 Battery RA (TBC). Static displays by RBL, RNA & RAFA. Military vehicles, static glider, flypast (TBC), children’s activities, laser light show.…

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Plymouth27 June 2020

106) Armed Forces activity Day Plymouth

To bring together men, women and young people who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. For an activity day utilising Plymouths’ strongest asset, the Sea. Although this is aimed at the “Military family” we would not turn away participants who…

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Pontefract27 June 2020

107) Wakefield Armed Forces Day Event 2020

The event will include a flag raising ceremony attended by Veterans, RBL (with standards), Civic & Military dignitaries. The main event will include a variety of Military and Cadet stalls, Veterans Associations, Military Charities and stands from Blue Light Services and local community agencies that provide essential support services to…

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Porthcawl20 June 2020

108) Armed Forces Family Fun Day |CANCELLED|

|This event has been cancelled| We are a veterans hub based in Porthcawl and we are organising and running an ” Armed Forces Family Fun Day”. This free event will be held in a park central to Porthcawl Town. We will be having plenty of live music, entertainment, games, food…

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Portsmouth24 June 2020

109) Armed Forces Day

Northern Parade Schools has an average of 19% of children in each of our seven year groups that come from service families. Each year around the time of Armed Forces Day, we try and have a whole day dedicated to and celebrating our armed forces. Through out the school day,…

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Prestbury27 June 2020

110) The Project RECCE Armed Forces Summer Ball

Project RECCE is a social enterprise created to deliver ex-military personnel into the construction industry. We have been created by veterans for veterans and have successfully delivered 6 courses across the NW and achieved a 95% success rate of graduates of our programme entering into new careers in the industry.…

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Redcar27 June 2020

111) Redcar & Cleveland Armed Forces Day

The event will have a number of elements including a parade of military personnel both past and present including cadet forces. We will be building on the success of last years party atmosphere by providing singers and a climbing wall and a fly past by a spitfire or hurricane plane.…

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Rochdale27 June 2020

112) Healey Dell Armed Forces Heritage Day

The 1940s themed day will include live singing, talks about the Armed Forces and Aircraft and stalls with games for all ages. Anyone is welcome and 1940s themed dress up is encouraged.

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ROMFORD27 June 2020

113) Armed Forces Day Parade

A parade will take place, starting at 10.30am on South Street’s junction with Arcade Place and finishing at Tollgate House in Market Place, Romford. Among those marching will be currently serving troops, veterans and cadets, as well as service families. Families and visitors of all ages are invited to attend…

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Rotherham27 June 2020

114) Rotherham Armed Forces Day-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| Each year Rotherham holds an Armed Forces Day in the Town Centre and this year it will be held on Saturday, 27 June. The event led by Rotherham Council will get underway with a military parade starting from Rotherham Town Hall heading into All Saint’s…

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Runcorn27 June 2020

115) Armed Forces Community Days

The day will consist of community events to connect the veterans community & civilian community together. There will be a series of combined supporting events, pipe band, children’s messy corner, games, BBQ, afternoon tea, dancing, military vehicles on show, community bingo and buffet. The roads will be decorated with bunting…

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St Helier27 June 2020

116) Jersey Armed Forces Day

Jersey Armed Forces Day to include: Cadet Drill Competition, Veterans Parade Military Vehicle Display Service Charities, 1781 Militia, Band Marching Displays Everyone is welcome!

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St Ives27 June 2020

117) St Ives Armed Forces Day

St Ives Town Council is proud to once again be arranging a day to celebrate all our Armed Services – past present and future with 42 Engr Regt (Geo) . The day brings together local community groups, veterans, cadet units, local uniformed groups, military personal and their families to have…

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Salisbury28–27 June 2020

118) Armed Forces Day

Salisbury City Council will host the annual Armed Forces Day event on Sunday 28 June in Salisbury Market Place, Guildhall and Guildhall Square from 10am until 4pm. The FREE event offers a chance for city residents to supportthe past, present and future of the Armed Forces and its community. People…

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Scampton27 June 2020

119) Celebrating our Armed Forces

Very much still in its infancy we are looking to hold an event which will celebrate the work that our Armed Forces do at RAF Scampton.

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Scarborough27 June 2020

120) National Armed Forces Day Scarborough

Scarborough will be hosting this years Armed Forces Day National Event. Join us for another memorable day to ‘show your support’ and to say thank you to the men and women of the British Armed Forces community that includes serving personnel and their families, veterans and the cadet forces. Armed…

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Scunthorpe20 June 2020

121) North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day 2020

North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day is the chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – from those currently in service, to veterans, cadets and their families. This free event has a full schedule of displays and activities to keep all…

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Seaford27 June 2020

122) Veterans and Armed Forces Day

Veterans and Armed Forces Day Parade, leaving from Place Lane in Seaford, it travels down Broad Street, High Street, The Causeway to the Martello Tower on the Esplanade to meet with other veterans. The parade continues down onto the Martello Field. An inspection lead by the Lord Lt/ Dep Lt…

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Sedbergh26–28 June 2020

123) Hells Fells 2020 Armed Forces Day

Hells Fells 2020 Armed Forces Day is a family festival to celebrate the very best of our armed forces, whilst raising awareness for those who have struggled adapting to civilian life. The event is a festival set in the Yorkshire Dales and will have various activities for all ages to…

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Sleaford22 June 2020

125) Armed Forces Day Flag Raising and Veterans Lunch celebrations

North Kesteven District Council invite residents to help recognize and celebrate the job our previous, current and future Armed Forces personnel do by attending a public Flag Raising event to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Accompanied by a performance from a Choir made up of a collaborative of local primary schools,…

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Snaith21 June 2020

126) Snaith Mid Summer Market, VE Day and Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Snaith and Cowick Town Council are planning to run a Mid Summer Market with 40 stalls including local community groups and organisations who wish to promote their work which will include, Pollington War Memorial Gardens (supporting RAF Waddington 51 Squadron), Goole Air Cadets, Local Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Vale of Snaith…

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South Shields21 June 2020

127) ARMED FORCES DAY-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A FAMILY FUN DAY begins with a cavalcade of 100s of motorbikes, trikes & scooters riding along the seafront and in to Bents Park, followed by army, navy and air force marching troops and cadets then the pipes & drums. The event will be opened…

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Southampton28 June 2020

128) City of Southampton Armed Forces Day

The day starts with a parade of serving personnel, veterans and vintage military vehicles. Followed by stands and entertainment on Guildhall Square including groups, choirs and bands.

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Southport28 June 2020

129) Southport Armed Forces Day

Sunday 28h June Local Veterans from SSAFA Sefton (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold 2020 Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall. Starting the event off with a Drumhead Service at 11:00…

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Spalding23 June 2020

130) ARMED FORCES DAY PARADE CELEBRATIONS

The Armed Forces Parade Celebration will aim to raise awareness of local Armed Forces in our area by celebrating the impact it has on the community and beyond. It will give the community a greater understanding of our local Armed Forces in South Holland and it will give the general…

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Spennymoor20 June 2020

131) Spennymoor Armed Forces Day Event

The event will start at 11am with the Drumhead service, followed at 12noon by free family entertainment. This includes face painters, singers, dancers, inflatable and rides, fancy dress competition and much more. Members of the Armed Forces will be present to celebrate with us, including the RAF, representatives from the…

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Staines26 June 2020

132) Armed Forces Celebration Brass Band Concert

A themed brass band concert with popular 40s music-40s dress encouraged-military personnel and vets free-Proms type finish with flag waving -all local cadet organisations to attend and the proceeds of the Grand Raffle to be split between them-we have invited two Chelsea Pensioners -the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey has agreed…

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Stanley28 June 2020

133) Armed Forces Day – Stanley

The event is an Armed Forces Day, and is a free public event staged by Stanley Town Council on and around Front Street, Stanley. It is planned to include as many elements of the armed forces and armed forces community as possible, including serving armed forces, veterans, local cadet forces…

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Stirling27 June 2020

134) Stirling Armed Forces Day Parade 2020

Stirling Armed Forces Day parade will feature current, reserve and veteran personnel marching through the City Centre streets with military bands. The parade will muster and step off in Port Street.

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Stoke-on-Trent28 June 2020

136) ARMED FORCES AND VETERANSCELEBRATION DAY |CANCELLED|

|This event has been cancelled| This event is a family day of celebration for Armed Forces personnel, past and present. There will be in excess of 3000 visitors on the day from across Staffordshire and Cheshire. The day will consist of a full military parade and drumhead service.. taking part…

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Stourport-on-Severn27 June 2020

137) Wyre Forest Armed Forces Day

09:00 A march from The Royal British Legion over the river to the Stourport Cricket Club. Taking part to include:- RBL (Stourport, Kidderminster Wolverley, Any Others), Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club (Kidderminster), Cadets, CCF, local Reserves (Any Others and Units to be contacted and confirmed), Emergency Services 10:00 hrs…

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Sunderland26–28 June 2020

138) Sunderland Armed Forces Weekend

The Sunderland Armed forces Weekend falls in line with the National Armed Forces Day celebrations and is held on the last weekend of June every year. The event is free for the whole community of Sunderland and further afield and is our opportunity to come together and celebrate our Armed…

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Swanley27 June 2020

139) Armed Forces Day

This event is free to the public. The uniformed cadet groups will be participating in a parade and in addition to stalls to recruit new members and they will also provide some of the various displays throughout the day. There will be stalls from groups and residents including the Royal…

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Swindon20 June 2020

140) Armed Forces Day – Swindon

A fun day for the residents of Swindon to come and meet with veterans, serving personnel and cadets from the three forces. The day is a fun day with many stalls and displays for all to enjoy. We have run the event for a number of years now and have…

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Taunton4 July 2020

142) Taunton & Somerset Armed Forces Day 2020-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| Somerset’s Armed Forces day will be held in the heart of our County Town Taunton and will include displays from our Regular and Reserve, forces along with Veterans and cadets groups from across the county. Over 100 stalls already booked with arena displays to include…

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Tidworth27 June 2020

144) Tidworth Armed Forces Day

This free to enter event celebrates the courage and contribution of the Armed Forces past and present. There will be something for all ages on offer, including: Tigers Children’s Motorcycle Team, a music concert from 6pm till 10pm featuring Miss Armed Forces Sweetheart (Claire Grey), a huge range of family-friendly…

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Torquay20 June 2020

145) Torbay Armed Forces Day-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| A day to celebrate our Armed forces community,family’s and Torbay Veterans. This day is arranged by The Torbay Armed Forces and Veterans Breafast club. military parade 11 am,large marquee with entertainment through out the day. a beautiful setting on one of Devon’s most idyllic coast…

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Trimdon Grange20 June 2020

146) Armed Forces Family Fun Day

we hope to bring the community together once again, having brass bands, community groups on display, past and present memorabilia, armed forces and uniformed services along, family fun and sports events for all to be involved with, linking in with other communities and groups – for people of all ages

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Trowbridge27–28 June 2020

147) Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations

This will be our 16th yea of helping raise awareness of UK Armed Forces, their roles around the world and to say thank you to the them and their families. A full programme of activities on both days with reenactment, vehicle displays, stalls, charities, flypast, choirs, marching and concert bands,…

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Warwick27 June 2020

148) Armed Forces Family Fun Day

The theme of the event this year is Armed Forces ‘past and present’ which focuses on the way in which the armed forces have change over time e.g. communications, technology, uniforms and role that animals play. The event is a community Fun Day delivered in partnership with Warwick District Council…

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West Bridgford27 June 2020

149) Armed Forces Day Proms in the Park

In Nottinghamshire one of the biggest celebrations of Armed Forces Day takes place in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford. Rushcliffe Borough Council presents a free outdoor concert with live music from local bands and singers throughout the day, leading up to a popular ‘last night of the proms’ picnic. The event…

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West Bromwich27 June 2020

150) Sandwell Armed Forces Day

Sandwell will celebrate the Armed Forces with a parade featuring military organisations followed by a fun day with a range of activities for all the family including food, bar, live music, inflatables and a climbing wall.

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Weston Super Mare27–28 June 2020

151) Weston Armed Forces Weekend-|Cancelled|

|This event has been cancelled| The Armed Forces Day has developed into a must see two-day event that incorporates a wonderful Air Show and attracts over 200,000 visitors over the weekend and is the result of 12 months dedicated work by the organising committee. The purpose of the event is…

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Weymouth20–22 June 2020

152) Weymouth Armed Forces Celebrations

It is with great pleasure, that we announce the 2020 Armed Forces Celebrations in Weymouth will take place over the weekend of Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd June. The town will welcome veterans and visitors to a weekend of commemorations and celebrations. The Armed Forces and our Veterans…

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Wisbech21 June 2020

153) Wisbech Armed Forces Day 2020

The event will open with the Flag tasing ceremony of the Armed Forces Day Flag at 10.00. Ex-service Associations, Service Charities, Uniformed Cadet groups and other interested groups will have stalls to display their heritage and capabilities throughout the day. Many service vehicles will be on display and the Guy…

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Wolverhampton27 June 2020

154) City of Wolverhampton Armed Forces Day

On Armed Forces Day, West Park will be buzzing with activities for people of all ages as it becomes the focus of family celebrations between 12noon and 4.30pm. The event kicks off with a military parade featuring local serving personnel which will begin in West Park at 1pm led by…

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Workington27 June 2020

155) Workington Armed Forces Day

Meet up for a cuppa at Workington RBL club at 1000 then form up in the town center for a parade through the town to the town war memorial (1100). Return to club then afternoon tea and entertainment(1230). There will also be displays by cadets, pipe band and their dancers(1400)…

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WORTHING27 June 2020

156) Worthing Armed Forces Day 2020

A free to enter, action-packed day to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in our Armed Forces. There will be lots of activities for all the family to enjoy including static military displays, a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly past, arena attractions, market and military charity…

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