Armed Forces Day and Community Fun Day

30junAll DayArmed Forces Day and Community Fun DayEvent Type Airshows,Hybrid,SeasideThe Leas, Folkestone, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2LU Event Organized ByFolkestone Town CouncilFlying Display DirectorMike Stanway

Event Details

Folkestone Town Council are proud and delighted to announce that its 13th annual Armed Forces & Community Fun Day will include exhilarating air displays with various RAF display assets including the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Lancaster & Spitfire) and others.

The Leas Bandstand and arena area will be the venue for the main musical and dance entertainment programme which also includes acrobatic & Martial art and shooting displays.

Folkestone Armed Forces Day is a free family day out with recognition of Service Personnel, Veterans and Cadets past, present and future the prime focus.

The area to the rear of the bandstand (and to the junction of Cliff Road) is dedicated to displays and stands including military benevolent organisations, military static aircraft and vehicle displays, Great War Trench Experience, Red Arrows and Typhoon display team flight simulators, Funfair, Classic Car Show, Battle of Britain and weapon display stands, cadet’s laser shooting tents, face painting and much more.

Each year this event has grown with success, and we expect over 60,000 visitors again for 2024.

Participating Aircraft

Military Flying Displays

Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9

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