This year’s Weymouth’s Armed Forces Day Celebrations will be held between Saturday 22rd and Monday 24th June.
The festivities will kick off on Saturday 22nd June from 10am, with an impressive Military Vehicle Convoy and display on Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt joining a variety of ex-service associations and charity stalls and display on Weymouth Seafront (Saturday and Sunday 10am–4pm). This will be followed by a ‘1940’s comes to Portland’ event from 1pm-4pm at Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland. Visitors will also be entertained by the singing group The Decadettes as they sing songs from the era.
Armed forces events include:
Saturday 22 June
Static historic military vehicle display (Pavilion Forecourt 10am-12.30pm)
1940’s comes to PortlandFree event for all the family – 1940’s displays, exhibition and entertainment from The Decadettes ( 1pm – 4pm Osprey Leisure Center, Castletown)
Historic military vehicle convoy to Portland (leaving Weymouth Pavilion 1pm)
Ex – Service Association awareness & fund raising stalls together with welfare and information stalls such as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) and Veterans Agency Advise Bureau (All Day on the Esplanade)
South Wales Police Band performance on Weymouth Esplanade (2pm)
Sunday 23 June
Open Air Church Service, Veterans Parade and Vehicle Convoy (11am) – Weymouth Seafront (parade route Pier BandstandCenotaph to Weymouth Pavilion)
Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire fly past – over Weymouth Bay (11am)
Band Performances (from 1pm) – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt
Historic Military Vehicle Static Display (from 1pm) – Weymouth Seafront
Ex – Service Association awareness & fund raising stalls together with welfare and information stalls
Monday 24 June
Fly a Flag for our Armed Forces. Flag raising ceremony (Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Offices, Commercial Road 10.30am
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