Posted: August 2, 2012 Filed under: 29 Commando Gunners, 29 Commando Gunners, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, Ceremony, Deputy Lord Mayor, Events, Hoe, Lady Mayoress, Lord Mayor, Parading Through Plymouth, People, Plymouth, Royal Artillery, Royal Citadel, Royal Marines, Services, Soldiers, The Royal Citadel | Tags: 29 commando, 29 Commando Gunners, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, 50th Anniversary Parade, Armed Forces, Band, City Centre, city of Plymouth, Devon, Events, Her Majesty's Royal Marines, Hoe, Images, Lord Mayor, Parade, People, Photographs, Plymouth, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Hoe, Royal Citadel, Royal Marines, Royal Parade, Salute, Services, Veteran Parade, Veterans
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.
Posted: June 20, 2012 Filed under: 2012, Allied Air Forces Monument, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day, Bands, Barbican, Ceremony, Choirs, Church Services, Churches, Community Fun Day, Concert, Concert, Devonport, Devonport Park, Devonport Park Choir, Events, Forces Family Day, Friends of Devonport Park, Hoe, Merchant Navy, Parks, Plymouth, Plymouth Armed Forces Week, RAF, Royal Air Force, Sea Sunday, Services, Soldiers, Sound, Soundhouse Brass, St. Andrew's Church | Tags: Activities, Armed Forces, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth, Forces Family Day, Friends of Devonport Park, National Events, Plymouth, Plymouth Armed, Plymouth Armed Forces Week, Plymouth Hoe, Services
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
Posted: June 19, 2012 Filed under: 2012, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day, Events, HMS Argyll, HMS Argyll, Hoe, Plymouth, Plymouth Armed Forces Week | Tags: Armed Forces, Armed Forces Day, HMS Argyll, Plymouth, Royal Navy, Services
Royal Navy operational warship HMS Argyll can be visited on the 30th June as part of Armed Forces Day. Details
Posted: June 18, 2012 Filed under: 2012, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day, Events, Hoe, Plymouth, Plymouth Armed Forces Week, Services | Tags: Armed Forces, Armed Forces Day, Armed Forces Day 2012, Hoe, Plymouth, Plymouth Hoe, Services
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