Armed Forces Events
VE day 75 Commemorative video
We have released a new commemorative video to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May, when local dignitaries and Dover District residents paid their respects to those who lost their lives in WWll. A Toast was led by the Chairman of Dover District Council and residents celebrated at home during lockdown.
Please see link to our YouTube page.
Armed Forces Day, Saturday 27June 2020
Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June. In 2020, it will take place on Saturday 27 June.
Armed Forces Day celebrations begin on Monday 22 June when the Armed Forces Day flag is raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the country.
Reserves day will also provide an opportunity for the country to recognise our Reserve Forces.
The Ministry of Defence offer a grant for Armed Forces Day events of up to the value of 10,000, depending on the sixe and format of the event. The grant is match funded and can cover up to half the total costs of the event. For further information please visit: Armed Forces Day