A royal welcome in Cleethorpes

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent has confirmed he will represent Her Majesty The Queen at this year’s Armed Forces Day National Event on 25 June in Cleethorpes. As part of the event the Duke, who served in the Armed Forces in the UK and overseas for 21 years, will take the Royal Salute for a […]

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North East Lincolnshire marks 100 days to go

The 100 day countdown to Armed Forces Day began today, with our National Event hosts Cleethorpes kicking celebrations off in style. To mark the milestone, children from a local school gathered with military personnel, cadets and dignitaries at the Armed Forces Gate on the Cleethorpes seafront to raise the Union Flag and the flags of […]

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The Countdown to Armed Forces Day Begins

Today (Thursday 17 March) marks just 100 days to go until Armed Forces Day, which takes place on Saturday 25 June 2016.   Preparations for this year’s Armed Forces Day national event in the coastal town of Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, are well underway with a spectacular programme of activities including music, entertainment and military […]

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3 Things You Don’t Want To Miss In Guildford Saturday 27 June

If you head down to Guildford on Saturday you’re in for an Armed Forces Day surprise! Around 60,000 people will take part in a fun day of military displays, live music and entertainment. As Matt Furniss, Lead Councillor for Armed Forces Day, said: “The Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force have pulled out all […]

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Guildford welcomes Duke of York

His Royal Highness The Duke of York will be attending this year’s Armed Forces Day National Event in Guildford on Saturday 27 June, representing Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family. At the event The Duke will take the salute from a tri-service parade of Serving personnel, veterans and cadets as they march from […]

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Guildford’s Gearing Up for Armed Forces Day

The centrepiece of this year’s Armed Forces Day celebrations will be the National Event, hosted by the historic Surrey county town of Guildford. We’ve announced an exciting programme of activities for Armed Force Day on 27 June which will feature a fly-past of current and historic aircraft including the World famous Red Arrows, the Battle […]

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