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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.

Thurs 23rd              Zeebrugge Memorial Service at St. James Cemetery

(10:00am)               Dover.

25th & 26th             Kent Air Cadets Nijmegen March, Cosford.

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)


8th - 10th               VE Day celebrations. Further details under local news.

                              Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Deal, Dymchurch,

                              Harrietsham, Tonbridge.

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.

Thus 21st               Sittingbourne Poppy Appeal Organisers

                              Thank you at Sittingbourne Race Track.

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



Sat 13th - 14th        Folkestone & Ashford Military Show - Sittinbourne show                               Ground.*

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

Sat 27th                 Armed Forces Day.*

                              Ashford, Aylesford, Dymchurch, Gillingham, Orpington.


Sat 4th                    Poppy Dance, Dymchurch. 

Sun 5th                   County Parade  -  British Legion Village, Garden of

                              Honour. Further details see Kent County Parade.

Sun 5th                   Dragon Boat Race (BAE Team raising money for

                              The Poppy Appeal) Mote Park.

Fri 10th                   Battle of Britain Afternoon Tea Party and

                              Evening Dinner at the Wateringbury Hotel (ticket only).

Sat 11th-12th          Thanet at War - Ramsgate.

Tues 14th                Community Awards for Poppy Appeal at Aylesford

Sat.  18th                 St. Andrew's Church, Deal.  3:00pm

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


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

Sun 26th                 Dover Patrol.


Run for Honour, Dymchurch. (Date to be confirmed)

Sat 15th                   VJ Day Celebrations (see below).

Sat. 15th - 16th        Headcorn combined Ops Military Vehicle &

                               Air Show.*

Sun. 16th                  Burma Star Memorial Service.


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.*



Fri 9th                      Moles Honour Ride, Gravesend to Ypres passing

                               through Aylesford Memorial Gardens on route to Dover

Sun  11th                 County Standard Bearer Competition - Ditton.

Sat  17th                  Women's Section County Conference

                                Headcorn Village Hall (11:00am)

Wed 21st                  Poppy Launch - County Hall, Maidstone.

Wed 21st                  Trafalgar Day service at St. Georges Church, Deal.


Fri   23rd                  Thanet Festival of Remembrance- Winter Gardens


Fri 23rd                     Kent Civic Poppy Launch KCC Offices, Maidstone.

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.

Tues. 11th                Armistice Day - 11.11.11



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

January 2016

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



* County Recruiting Stall

Updated: 11.08.2015


                            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

Fri 8th                        Beacon Lighting ceremony at the Battle of Briatian

                                 Memorial, Capel-Le-Ferne.  09:30am.



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

                               fundraising event.

Sat 15th                   VJ Day Parade at Chartwell.

Sat 15th                   VJ Day services of Remembrance.

                                Birchington Branch.

                                Canterbury Branch.

                                West Kingsdown Branch.

Sun. 23rd                 VJ celebrations at Minster & Monkton Club.