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Calendar of Events



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Kent County Diary of Events - 2015



Sun  17th                County conference - Headcorn Village Hall (1pm)


Sun 22nd                South East Regional Standard Bearer Competition-

                              Cobham, Surrey.


Sat 28th                  Branch officer's Workshop - location tbc.


Sun 5th-6th             Medway steam & Transport Rally - Chatham Historic

                               Dockyard. *

Wed. 15th-16th       WS Annual Conference - Bournemouth.

Sat 25th  100th        Anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign - the Cenotaph.

Sun 26th                 KM Big bike ride.

Sun. 26th                Standard Bearers training - Capel Morris Centre            (10:00am)


Fri 8th                    Kennington & Ashford VE Day 40's style

                             dinner /dance evening.

Sat 9th                  WS Rally - Seasalter.

Sun 10th                Seasalter VE Day cream tea.

Sun 10th                VE Day Celebrations.

Sun 10th                Poppy Walk - Whitstable Castle (10:00am)

Sat  16th-17th        Annual Conference - Southport.

Wed 24th - 26th      75th Anniversary of Dunkirk Evacuation (op.Dynamo)



Sat 13th - 14th        Folkestone& Ashford Military Show - Sellinge Show


Sat 20th - 21st        Hellfire Corner Weekend - Pencester Gardens, Dover*

Sat  27th                 Armed Forces Day.*


Sat 11th                  Thanet at War - Ramsgate.

Sun 12th (tbc)          County Parade.

Wed 22nd - 26th      War & Peace Revival - Folkestone Racecourse,


Tues 21st/Fri 24th     RAF Cadets - Nijmegen (Holland) Marches.


Sat 15th                   VJ Day Celebrations.

Sat 15th - 16th         Headcorn Combined Ops Military Vehicle & Air Show.*

Sat 29th - 31st         Military Odyssey - County Showground, Detling.*


Sat 19th - 20th         Salute to the 40s - Chatham Historic Dockyard.*



Sun  11th                 County Standard Bearer Competition - Ditton.

Wed 21st                  Poppy Launch - County Hall, Maidstone.

Fri   23rd                  Thanet Festival of Remembrance- Winter Gardens


Sat 24th                    County Poppy Lunch - Brompton Barracks.

Sun 25th                   Public Poppy Launch - Bluewater.


Sat 7th                     Festival of Remembrance - Royal Albert Hall.

Sun 8th                    Remembrance Sunday.



 Sat 12th                  Carol Service - Capel Morris Centre (3pm)

January 2016

 Sun 16th                   County Conference - Headcorn Village Hall (12noon) 



* County Recruiting Stall

Updated: 01/03/2015


                            VE & VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS


Fri  8th                        Service to mark the 70th Anniversary of VE Day -  

                                  Buttermarket, Canterbury at 11:00am.

Fri 8th                         40's/50's themed charity night with live band, disco,

                                  buffet and raffle in aid of TRBL - Kennington Carvery

                                  Ashford. 7:00pm

Fri 8th                        40's themed charity night with the Clefhanger Big

                                 Band with music and dancing in aid of  TRBL  -  The

                                 River Centre, Tonbridge at 7:30pm



Sat 8th                     Rochester & Strood Branch VE/VJ Day Poppy Appeal

                               fundraising event (more later).