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Gosport Armed Forces Day 2019

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Saturday 29 June 2019

Show your support for members of the Armed Forces Community and enjoy a fun day out for the whole family on Saturday, 29 June.

This FREE event has been organised by a partnership of local organisations and supporters of the armed forces to recognise and celebrate the contributions of our armed forces community to our past, present and future in Gosport.

Gosport Armed Forces Day poster

Gosport Armed Forces Day leaflet


A commemorative parade featuring a platoon from HMS Sultan, Field gun crews and cadet units plus a veteran's platoon  will start from the ferry gardens at 10:45 and make its way to the Town Hall for the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag by a detail from HMS Sultan. After an address by the Mayor of Gosport at 11 am and, the parade will continue to Walpole Park to join the array of displays, activities, food and entertainment going on there from 10 am until 4 pm.   

These include so far:

The Sentinel Steam Lorry

HMS Sultan Field Gun Crew and Cadet Field Crew static display

D Day Fellowship display

STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) tent with interactive games

Military vehicles from the Military EducationTrust

Royal British Legion Riders

Gosport Solent Brass Band

Gosport Men's Shed Choir

Serving British soldier and singer-songwriter Liam Wakefield

Gosport Hospital Radio

Gosport Schools Service Pupils display

Support information from Alabare', Citizen's Advice, First Light Trust, Royal British Legion, Royal Navy Royal Marines Welfare and more


For more information about Gosport Armed Forces Day plans or to find out more how your organisation could get involved, please email:

gosportafd@gosport.gov.uk or ring on 02392 545695.