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Armed forces events and activities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We do everything we can to keep the page up to date, however, some of the events listed are not organised by the council. Please do check the accuracy of the information with the provider before travelling.

As soon as other events have been confirmed we'll add them to ​this page. If you've organised an event and need help promoting this get in touch. Planning and promoting your event.

Armed forces events

Nations, communities and individuals of all ages across the world will come together to mark the start of the 'Great War' and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War. Find out about the First World War Centenary events

Fusilier 50 Freedom Parade
28 April 2018
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Freedom Parade. Troops including Veterans and Cadets will march down Yorkshire Street onto the Esplanade where the Mayor and the Colonel of the regiment will take the salute.

Fundraising events

​​The Royal British Legion and its supporters orga​nise a large number of fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for vital welfare work. View fundraising events at the Royal British Leg​​​ion