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Armed forces calendar

Armed Forces, First World War and Community Covenant events both specific to Surrey and nationwide.

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.

2017EventLocation
January 2017
February 2017
March 2017
13 Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth Reigate Town Hall
14 Strength through support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
15 Lord Lieutenant's Cadet Poppy Competition  
17 Surrey Military Appeals Committee * TBC
18 Sandhurst Leadership Challenge* Sandhurst
22 Surrey in the Great War Old Barn Hall, Great Bookham, Leatherhead
23 Surrey Civilian Military Partnership Board* ATC (Pirbright)
30

Woking Armed Forces Community Drop-In            10am - 1pm

Woking Football Club, The Laithwaite Community Stadium, Woking, Surrey GU22 9AA
April 2017
3 Cross Border Military Network* Hampshire County Council
3 10 Things to Ask of A World War I Memorial Surrey History Centre, Woking
4 Bridging the Gap Event 10:30am - 3:00pm Farnham Sea Cadets, Lower Weybourne Lane, Badshot Lea, GU9 9LG
6 100 years since the United States declared war on Germany  
10  Vimy Ridge 100 Commemorative Flag Raising Reigate Town Hall
11 Strength through support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
23 Freedom March by ATC (Pirbright) Woking
May 2017
9 Strength Through Support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
18 Woking Borough Council Mayor Making Woking Council Chamber, Civic Offices, GU21 6YL
19 Recognise and Remember Task Group of SCMPB* TBC
June 2017
13 Strength Through Support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
16 Surrey Military Appeals Committee* TBC
18 Surrey Joint Services Charities' Choral Mattins 11.30am Guildford Cathedral
19 Flag raising events and launch of Armed Forces Week

Epsom and Ewell Town Hall, KT18 5BY, 10:45am

  

Guildhall, Guildford GU1 3AA

  

Mole Valley District Council, Pippbrook, RH4 1SJ

  

Town Hall Reigate, RH2 0SH 10:15am

  

Runnymede Civic Centre, KT15 2AH

  

Surrey County Council - County Hall, Kingston, KT1 2DW

  

Surrey Heath House, GU15 3HD  9:30-11:00am

  

Waverley Borough Council, GU7 1HR

  

Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, GU21 6YL

19 Armed Forces Day, The Big Brew Up Town Hall Reigate
20 Surrey/Berkshire SERFCA Briefing Meeting TBC
21 Reserves Day  
24 Armed Forces Day  
24 Woking Branch Royal Naval Association Armed Forces and Vets Annual Parade 10:15 am to 12:30 pm, Jubilee Square,  Woking GU21
24 Freedom March by ATC (Pirbright) Guildford
25 Historic and Vintage Military Vehicles Show and Rally 9:30am to 4:00pm, Losesley Park, Guildford, GU3 1HS
July 2017
6 Beating Retreat and Reception  
8 Royal Logistic Corp Open Day Dettinger Road, Deepcut, Camberley GU16 6TB
11 Strength Through Support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
11 Surrey Heath Veterans & Families Listening Project 10:00am - 2:00pm, Camberley Sea Cadets, 2a Gilbert Road, Frimley, GU16 7RF
31 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele began  
August 2017
8 Strength Through Support meeting  3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
September 2017
1 Recognise and Remember Task Group of SCMPB*

TBC

10 ABF Surrey Big School Curry* Royal Alexandra and Albert School, Gatton Park, Reigate
12 Strength Through Support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
23 Sandhurst Leadership Challenge* Sandhurst
27 Visitors' Day - 22 Field Hospital Martinique Square, Longmore Training Area, GU35 9NW
29 Freedom March by Headley Court Mole Valley
October 2017
2 SCMPB Community Integration Workshop 2:00-4:00 pm, Brookwood
2 Aldershot Armed Forces Drop In

5:00-8:00pm, Garrison Church Hall, Farnborough Rd, Aldershot GU11 1QA

7 VC100 - Lieutenant Harold Auten VC St Mary's Church, Leatherhead
10 Strength Through Support meeting 3rd Molesey Scout Hut, St Peter's Road, West Molesey KT8 2QE
11 Surrey Civilian Military Partnership Board* Kingston-Upon-Thames
20 Surrey Military Appeals Committee* Seale, Surrey
November 2017
3 Royal British Legion, Camberley - Poppy Concert Lakeside Country Club, Camberley GU16 6PT
6 Aldershot Armed Forces Drop In

5:00-8:00pm, Royal Garrison Church Hall, Farnborough Rd, Aldershot GU11 1QA

11 Armistice Day  
11 Two Minutes Silence Camberley - Main Square, The Mall
   Guildford - the Mayor will observe two minutes silence from the balcony of the Guildhall.
   Reigate and Banstead - Belfry Shopping Centre / Royal British Legion
11 Remembrance Day Service Royal Alexandra and Albert School, Reigate.
12 Wreath Laying and Remembrance Services

Epsom and Ewell -

Epsom -

1:30pm slow walk from Epsom marketplace to war memorial.

3.00pm Royal British Legion Concert at Epsom Playhouse

Ewell - 10:30am wreath laying at St Mary's War Memorial, London Road. Church Service from 10:50am.

  

Elmbridge -

Walton on Thames - 10:40am Ceremony at war memorial, Ashley Road followed by at parade at 11.15am

  

Guildford -

Ash - 10.15 am Parade from Ash Centre car park to war memorial.

Guildford - Service of Remembrance and march past.  10.55am, Holy Trinity Church, High Street.

  

Mole Valley -

Ashtead - 11.30am Remembrance Service, St Giles' Church, Park Lane.

Dorking - 9.00am Holy Communion and Remembrance Service, St Paul's Church, St Paul's Church Rd West.

  

Reigate and Banstead -

Horley - Assemble at Royal British Legion HQ in Albert Rd from 10.00am

  

Spelthorne - parades will take place at:

Ashford, Staines, Sunbury, Shepperton, Laleham, Littleton and Stanwell

  

Surrey Heath -

Camberley -  2:00pm service at St Michael's Church, parade to Memorial outside RMS Steps, Surrey Heath Borough Council.

Windlesham -

10.30am Service and wreath laying, Field of Remembrance, Kennel Lane.

10:30am Remembrance Sunday Service, St John the Baptist Church

  

Tandridge -

Bletchingley - 10.45am parade from community centre in High St, to the war memorial.

Caterham - 10.45am Parade and service at St Mary's Church, Church Hill

Oxted - 11.00am United Reform Church, Bluehouse Lane

Whyteleafe -

10.30am service at St Luke's Church, Whyteleafe Hill.

1.00pm tribute at Kenley Airfield.

  

Waverley -

Badshot Lea - 10.00am service at St George's Church.  10.50 wreath laying at war memorial.

Chiddingfold - 9.30am Service at St Mary's Church, Petworth Road.

Farnham - 10.45am at war memorial.  A parade and march past will follow the two minutes silence.

Godalming - 10.50am at Phillips Memorial Ground, Church Street followed by service in St Peter and St Paul's Church.

Hale - 10:45am at war memorial.  Service at St Mark's Church in Upper Hale.

Milford - 10.45am - war memorial outside St John's Church.

   Woking - 10.35am service at war memorial, Jubilee Square
14 Surrey Heath Veterans and Families Listening Project - Veterans Drop in 10:00am-12:00pm - Camberley Sea Cadets, 2a Gilbert Road, Frimley, GU16 7RF
16 Task Force Commanders and Armed Forces Champions Seminar Welsh Guards
16 Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Awards Evening TBC
18 Bridge The Gap Conference Merthsham Community Facility Trust
December 2017
1 Recognise and Remember Task Group of SCMPB* TBC
4 Aldershot Armed Forces Drop In

5:00-8:00pm, Royal Garrison Church Hall, Farnborough Rd, Aldershot GU11 1QA

8 ABF Farnham Hub, Speakers' Dinner Farnham Reserve Centre
21Surrey Armed Forces Drop InWoking Football Club 10:00am - 1:00pm
2018EventLocation
January 2018
8 Aldershot Armed Forces Drop In

5:30-8:00pm - online

   
   
February 2018
1 Surrey Armed Forces Conference RLC Deepcut
2 Recognise and Remember Task Group of SCMPB* TBC
5 Aldershot Armed Forces Drop In

5:00-8:00pm, Royal Garrison Church Hall, Farnborough Rd, Aldershot GU11 1QA

March 2018
   
April 2018
   
May 2018
   
June 2018
   
July 2018
   
August 2018
15 VJ Day and end of First World War Celebrations Lingfield Park
September 2018
   
October 2018
   
   
November 2018
   
11 100 years since The Armistice is signed at 5am and comes into force at 11am  
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December 2018
 
   
   
  

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