Armed Forces Weekend

Show your support for our country's Armed Forces during Armed Forces Weekend at the Arboretum.

Join the National Memorial Arboretum at this FREE celebratory event to recognise the service and work of our Armed Forces.

With entertainment for all ages, fun outdoor activities and live music, this is sure to be a fun weekend for the whole family. 





Sponsored by:

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Our Armed Forces Day event is sponsored by Briggs Equipment, the asset management and engineering services specialist. They help thousands of companies with their fleets of forklift trucks, access platforms and specialist warehousing equipment, whether they are looking for finance for fleet investment or the engineering support required to keep it running smoothly. Find out more, learn about careers with Briggs, and play some games at the Briggs Equipment area on Armed Forces Weekend.

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9am - 5pm
National Memorial Arboretum
Free - donations appreciated
Tel: 01283 245 100, email:

Here are a selection of images from our 2018 weekend: