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Armed forces events and activities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We do everything we can to keep the page up to date, however, some of the events listed are not organised by the council. Please do check the accuracy of the information with the provider before travelling.

As soon as other events have been confirmed we'll add them to ​this page. If you've organised an event and need help promoting this get in touch. Planning and promoting your event.

Armed forces events

Nations, communities and individuals of all ages across the world will come together to mark the start of the 'Great War' and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War. Find out about the First World War Centenary events

Armed Forces Day veterans
27 April 2017
Veteran's breakfast including dependants.
Remembering WWI - Junction Library and Community Centre
27 April 2017
Join us for a reminiscence afternoon with a local history connection.
Armed Forces Day flag raising
22 June 2017
The Armed Forces Day flag raising will take place.
Heywood Township Passchendaele service
30 July 2017
Community service commemorating the centenary of Passchendaele.

Fundraising events

​​The Royal British Legion and its supporters orga​nise a large number of fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for vital welfare work. View fundraising events at the Royal British Leg​​​ion