Brighton Armed Forces Day 2018

Join us for our Armed Forces Day celebrations in Brighton this July.

Marching band at Armed Forces Day Brighton, on the lawn.

Date: Sunday 1 July 2018, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Location: Blind Veterans UK, Greenways, Ovingdean, BN2 7BS
Entry: free

An action packed arena which include performances from

  • The Salvation Army Band,
  • Funky Feet dance group,
  • Blind Veterans UK very own band The White Stix,
  • And our special guests The Welsh Guard Military Marching Band.

New for this year we have a Fun Dog Show in the arena between 1pm – 2pm.

Categories are:

  • Waggliest Tail
  • Best Trick
  • Best Outfit
  • Most looks like their owner!

Registration is on the day and is £1 per entry per catetorgy.

The Air Cadets are back to defend their title of Blind Veterans UK Tri-Cadet KitKar Challenge.

Will it be the Army, Sea for Air cadets who lift the cup this year?


We have enthusiasts joining us to show their military and classic vehicles

We will be bringing together services charities and organisations in the area, providing a platform to showcase the work they do within our community.

Stalls and exhibitions from local craft stalls and businesses.

Have a go archery with our very own archery instructors

Great supporters of Blind Veterans UK Owls Out and About will be bringing their wonderful display.

  • Inflatables and children’s rides.
  • Refreshments including a cash bar.

Car parking available at £1 per car – may become limited.

Forces charities

We would like to invite any other services charity to join us for our Armed Forces Day, free of charge. 

We will ask you what type of activity you are planning so that we can ensure there are not too many duplications. 

We would encourage you to bring your merchandise.

Pitches are 3m x 3m but if you would like more space please let us know.

Crafters and local businesses

If you would like to join us for our event 3m x 3m pitches are £15.

We will ask you what type of activity you are planning so that we can ensure that there is a good variety of stalls.

Email for more information.


Food and inflatables have already been sourced.

From the opening of our event at 11am till the finish at 4pm we are being supported by some fantastic local talent including our DJ and compare Mark Wintle.

Line up coming soon.