Plymouth’s 29 Commando RA Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary With The People Of Plymouth



29 Commando Royal Artillery celebrated their 50th Anniversary by marching with veterans through Plymouth City Centre and to their home at the Royal Citadel, on the Hoe. These are some of the photographs from the day’s events.

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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


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


Armed Forces Day 2012

Armed Forces Day 2012 is to be held on Saturday 30 June in Plymouth and there will be a series of events leading up to the day. Full Agenda and events can be found here