Armed forces calendar

Coronavirus - Armed forces events

Please note the events listed below may have been impacted or suspended due to Coronavirus measures. Please check the latest situation directly with the organisers before leaving to attend.

Armed Forces, First World War 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

Armed Forces Day - Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June. Celebrations will begin on Monday 21 June when the Armed Forces Day flag will be raised on buildings and famous landmarks across Surrey and around the country.

Wednesday 23 June 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: Meets every second Tues of the month,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.

Epsom and Ewell

Epsom Armed Forces breakfast club

  • Date: Every Sunday from 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Location: The Assembly Rooms, 147-153 Epsom High Street KT19 8EH
  • 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 Wednesday of every month from 10.30am until 12pm
  • Location: The Comrades Club, 1 The Parade, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5BT
  • Website: British Legion
  • Audience - Veterans and their families. No booking required.

Guildford

Armed Forces Week Flag Raising

  • Date: Sunday 20 June 2021, 11.30am
  • Location: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7UP
  • Website: Guildford Cathedral
  • Audience: Private event , invitation only.

Guildford Veterans Drop-in

  • Date: Last Thursday of every Month 10.30am to 12pm
  • Location: Guildford Fire Station, Ladymead, Guildford GU11DL
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families.

Mole Valley

Mole Valley Veterans' Hub

This new Veterans' Hub will be officially be launching on Saturday 26 June with a family BBQ and bouncy castle at Ashtead Recreation Ground. Full details can be found on their website.

  • Date: Last Friday of every month (from 30 July 2021) 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

Revive Coffee Shop Veterans Drop-in

  • Date: Fourth Thursday of every month
  • Location: Revive Coffee Shop, 99 Guildford Street Chertsey, KT16 9AS
  • Website: Revive Coffee Shop
  • Audience: Veterans, reserves and their families.

Surrey Heath

Veterans and Families - Listening Project

  • Date: Second Tuesday of each month
  • Location: St Mary's Church, Park Road, Camberley GU15 2SR
  • Audience - Veterans and their families. Do not need to live in Surrey Heath. No booking required.

Woking

Surrey Armed Forces Drop In - Woking

  • Date: Third Thursday of every month
  • Location: Woking Fire Station
  • Website: Vulnerable Veterans in Woking
  • 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 of Surrey

Aldershot Armed Forces drop in and Veterans Coffee Morning

  • Date: Second Wednesday of every month
  • Location: Aldershot Library, 109 High Street, Aldershot.GU11 1DQ
  • Website: Vulnerable Veterans in Aldershot
  • Audience - Veterans and their families. Do not need to live in Aldershot. No booking required.

PWRR Breakfast Club

  • Date: First Saturday of every month
  • Location: Bills, Market Square, Horsham, RH12 1EU
  • Audience - Veterans and their families.