Plymouth Armed Forces Week Opening Ceremony

On Monday 25th June 2012 at Midday, the Lord and Lady Mayoress will oversee the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Plymouth Guildhall at the opening ceremony. Details

Union Jack Flag

Union Jack Flag


Concert For Seafarers

27th June 2012 19:30, A concert at the Minster Church of St Andrew will take place to celebrate our seafarers and the Plymouth Youth Concert Band and the HMS Drake Volunteer Band will be playing.  More information

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth, Devon

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth, Devon


HMS Vivid Open Day

Wednesday 27 June 2012  HMS Vivid, the city’s Royal Naval Reserve unit in HM Naval Base, Devonport is having an open day. Admission via Granby Way in Devonport. More details

HMS Vivid

HMS “Vivid” Passing the Old and New Eddystone Lighthouses, the Channel Squadron in the Distance http://www.gac.culture.gov.uk


Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth

Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth Events

SATURDAY 30 JUNE

Day of exhibitions and displays on land, on sea and in the air on Plymouth Hoe with late afternoon and evening entertainment on the Hoe and the Barbican.

It will be followed on the Sunday 1 July with Sea Sunday and churches will come together to remember our seafarers.

Between 10am to 11.30am the annual RAF and Allied Air Forces Monument Service will take place Plymouth Hoe at the war memorial together with the band of the Royal Air Force.

11.15am a thanksgiving service at Sea Sunday service at the Minster Church of St Andrew dedicated to all those who serve in the Royal and Merchant Navies and ‘they that go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business in great waters’ will take place.

At Midday there will be Forces Family Day hosted by the Friends of Devonport Park to celebrate Devonport’s naval and military heritage, including a concert on the new bandstand in Devonport Park, with music provided by the Soundhouse Brass and the Devonport Park Choir together with a wide variety of entertainment and fun activities. Further details

Plymouth War Memorial

Plymouth War Memorial


RAF Harrowbeer Open Weekend

RAF Harrowbeer is holding an open weekend at Knightstone, Yelverton Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June. Information

A History of RAF Station Harrowbeer Revisited

A History of RAF Station Harrowbeer Revisited


HMS Argyll

Royal Navy operational warship HMS Argyll can be visited on the 30th June as part of Armed Forces Day. Details

HMS Argyll

HMS Argyll


Tri-service And Veterans Parade

On the 30th June 2012 at 11.15am there will be a tri-service and veterans parade and at 11.45am a drumhead service on Plymouth Hoe as part of Armed Forces Day. Full details of events here

Armed Forces Day Plymouth

Armed Forces Day Plymouth