Tag Archives : Armed Forces Day


Flag raising ceremony marks start of Armed Forces Week in Plymouth

The Armed Forces Flag was raised in Plymouth today following a ceremony at the Guildhall, marking the start of Armed Forces Week. The flag will be flown all week, including during Plymouth Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June. This morning’s ceremony was attended by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Richard Ball, the Naval Base […]


Jessica’s Armed Forces Day badge design a winner

11-year-old Jessica Horton from Widewell Primary Academy has created the winning design for this year’s Plymouth Armed Forces Day badge. Pupils from schools across Plymouth have been competing to create a badge which represents the spirit of Armed Forces Day. Jessica’s winning design shows the iconic Smeaton’s Tower with the Mayflower ship in the centre, […]


Plymouth young musicians join forces for a musical extravaganza

Young musicians and singers from across Plymouth will be making beautiful music together in a thrilling concert linked to Armed Forces Day.  Talented youngsters from the Plymouth Youth Concert Band will be sharing the stage with the musicians from HMS DRAKE Royal Navy Volunteer Band and the recently-formed Rwindband for a rousing concert at the […]