Armed forces calendar

Armed Forces and Armed Forces Covenant events

If you are hosting an event and would like it to be listed here, please email armedforces@surreycc.gov.uk providing the date, location and a description of the event.


County wide events

Remembrance Events:

County Service of Remembrance

Royal British Legion Surrey - Poppy Launch 2022

  • Date: Friday 28 October 2022
  • Location: Army Training Centre Pirbright, Woking GU24 0QQ
  • Audience: Invitation only

Armed Forces Day - Saturday 24 June 2023

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June. Celebrations will begin on Monday 20 June when the Armed Forces Day flag will be raised on buildings and famous landmarks across Surrey and around the country.

Wednesday 21 June 2023 is Reserves Day, a chance to recognise those who give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces.

Elmbridge

Veterans Support Association West Molesey

  • Date: Every Monday,10am to 4pm
  • Location: 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peters Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
  • Website: Veterans Support Association
  • Audience: All veterans and their families.

Veteran support Association - Drop in and Activity Lounge

  • Date: Every Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm
  • Location: Unit 17, The Heart Shopping Centre, Walton-On-Thames, KT12 1GH
  • Email: vsagroup@hotmail.com
  • Audience: All veterans and their families.

Epsom and Ewell

Remembrance Events

Remembrance Events Epsom and Ewell

Remembrance Sunday Service - Ewell

Epsom Armed Forces breakfast club

  • Date: Every Sunday from 11am
  • Location: Dia Y Noche Lounge, 39 The Oaks Square, Waterloo Road, Epsom KT19 8AS
  • Website: Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club
  • Audience - Veterans and their families. Do not need to live in Epsom. No booking required.

Epsom and Ewell Veterans Community Hub

  • Date: First Tuesday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Location: The Army Reserves Centre, Welbeck Close, Ewell, KT17 2BG
  • Email: Tracey. Morris@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Audience: Veterans and their families. No booking required.

Model Making for Veterans

  • Date: First Thursday of every month from 2pm to 4pm
  • Location: The King's Church, Longmead Road, Epsom KT19 8AS
  • Audience : Veterans and their families. No booking required.

Guildford

Remembrance Events

Armistice Day Observation - Guildford

Remembrance Sunday Service Guildford

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, from 9:45am
  • Locations: Holy Trinity Church, Guildford GU1 3RR with procession to the castle grounds GU5 0HD
  • Website: Guildford Borough Council Facebook Page
  • Audience: All welcome

Veterans Drop-in

  • Date: Last Thursday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Location: Guildford Fire Station, Ladymead, Guildford GU11DL
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families. No booking required.

Mole Valley

Remembrance Events

Remembrance Sunday Service Dorking

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, from 10.30am
  • Location: Parade from St Martin's Church, Chruch Street, Dorking, RH4 1DW followed by a service at South Street War Memorial
  • Audience: All Welcome

Remembrance Sunday Service Leatherhead

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, from 10:30am
  • Location: War Memorial, North Street, Leatherhead, KT22 7AS
  • Audience: All welcome

Mole Valley Veterans' Hub

  • Date: Last Friday of every month from 12.30pm to 2.30pm, plus regular events.
  • Location: Leg of Mutton and Cauliflower Pub, 48 The Street, Ashtead KT21 1AZ
  • Website: Mole Valley Veterans' Hub
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families

Runnymede

Remembrance Events Runnymede

  • Date: Events taking place across Runnymede from Friday 11 November 2022 to Sunday 13 November.
  • Website: Information for all events can be found on the Runnymede Borough Council website

Chertsey Veterans' Hub

  • Date: Every Thursday afternoon 2pm to 4pm
  • Location: Gogmore Youth and Community Centre, Gogmore Farm Car Park, Curfew Bell Road, Chertsey KT16 9BB
  • Contact: Dolsie 07718 924620
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families.

St Peter's Hospital Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club

  • Date: Last Friday of every month from 10am to 11.30am
  • Location: Edu Kitchen, St Peter's Hospital, Guildford St, Lyne, Chertsey, KT16 0PZ
  • Email: asp-tr.breakfastclub@nhs.net
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families

Spelthorne

Remembrance Events

Remembrance Sunday Service - Staines Town Centre

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, from 10.15am
  • Location: Service to take place at the War Memorial in the Market Square, Staines, TW18 4RH. Procession to meet from 10.15am on Staines High Street, opposite the Elmsleigh Centre.
  • Website: Spelthorne Borough Council Facebook Page
  • Audience: All welcome

Fordbridge Veterans' Hub

  • Date: Fourth Tuesday of every month, 11am to 1pm
  • Location: Fordbridge Fire Station, Staines Road West, Shepperton, Ashford, Surrey TW15 3SL
  • Website: Fordbridge Hub Facebook Page
  • Audience: Veteran, reserves, families and support groups

Surrey Heath

Veterans and Families Listening Project

  • Date: Second Monday of each month 10am to 2pm
  • Location: High Cross Church, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3SY
  • Website: Veterans and Families Listening Project
  • Audience: Veterans and their families. Do not need to live in Surrey Heath. No booking required.

Tandridge

Remembrance Events Tandridge

  • Date: Events taking place across Tandridge from Friday 11 November 2022 to Sunday 13 November.
  • Website: Information for all events can be found on the Tandridge District Council website.

Caterham Veterans Hub coming soon

  • Date: TBC
  • Location: The Westway Community Cafe and Wellbeing Centre, 25 Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5PG
  • Website: TBC
  • Audience: Veterans and their families.

Waverley

Remembrance Events

Remembrance Sunday Service - Blackheath

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, 10.30am
  • Location: St Martin's Church, Blackheath Lane, Blackheath, GU4 8RA
  • Website: Wonnersh Church website
  • Audience: All welcome

Remembrance Sunday Service - Churt

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, 10am
  • Location: St John's Church, Old Kiln Lane, Churt, GU10 2HZ
  • Website: St Jonn's Church website
  • Audience: All welcome

Remembrance Sunday Service and Act of Remembrance- Godalming

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, from 10am
  • Location: Godalming Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Street, GU7 1ER followed by an Act of Remembrance at Godalming War Memorial, Philips Memorial Park GU7 1ES
  • Website: Godalming Town Council Website
  • Audience: All welcome

Remembrance Sunday Service - Wonersh

  • Date: Sunday 13 November 2022, 10am
  • Location: St John's Church, The Street, Wonersh, GU5 0PG
  • Website: Wonersh Church Website
  • Audience: All welcome

Cranleigh Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club

Woking

Woking Veterans' Hub

  • Date: Third Wednesday of every month 10.30am to 12pm
  • Location: Woking Fire Station, 40 Goldsworth Road, Woking GU21 6LE
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves, families and support groups.

Brookwood Last Post Ceremony

  • Date: First Sunday of each month
  • Website: Brookwood Last Post
  • Location: RAF Pavilion, Brookwood Military Cemetery GU24 0JB
  • Audience: Monthly act of remembrance, all welcome.

Outside Surrey

Shots Foundation Veterans Hub - Aldershot

  • Date: Last Wednesday of each month, 10.30am -12.30pm
  • Location: EBB Stadium, High Street, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1TW
  • Website: Shots Foundation
  • Audience: Veterans and their families. Do not need to live in Aldershot. No booking required.

Veterans Coffee Morning - Aldershot

  • Date: Second Wednesday of each month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Location: Aldershot Library, 109 High Street, Aldershot, GU11 1DQ
  • Email: aldershot.library@hants.gov.uk
  • Audience: Veterans and their families.