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Weymouth Armed Forces Weekend 2024


What to expect

Friday 21st June

Armour & Embarkation, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

A convoy of WWII military vehicles will park up at The Jubilee Clock Tower on Weymouth Seafront. Come along and view the vehicles, ask questions and immerse yourselves in the experience of a large number of WWII vehicles in one location.

Saturday 22nd June

Saturday will see the arrival of the historic military vehicles on the Pavilion Forecourt from 10am-3.30pm. There will be music and entertainment from the era, with times to be announced. Come along and watch the historic vehicles leave the forecourt and give them a cheer as they parade along the Esplanade. There will be Various Association Charity and Awareness stalls will be on the Esplanade throughout the day.

Sunday 23rd June

At 11am, Weymouth Seafront with host an open air service for all veterans at the  Cenotaph, this will be followed by a Parade along the Seafront with marching bands and military vehicles. If you would like to take part in the Service and Parade, please register below and see more information.                        

Afternoon entertainment including marching band performances, display of historic vehicles and stalls along the Seafront.

Monday 24th June

At 10.30am, Weymouth Town Council will be raising the Armed Forces Flag at the The New Town Hall on Commercial Road, Weymouth, DT4 8NG.

Sunday 23rd June 2024 – Parade Participation Notes

If you or any of your ex-service association members would be interested in participating in Weymouth’s Armed Forces Celebrations, Remembrance Service and Parade on Sunday 23rd June 2024, please fill in the Parade Participation Form and return to the Resort Team by Friday 24th May 2024.

We welcome all ex-service association members, and their Standards, to participate in the Service and Parade. All participants using wheelchairs must provide their own helpers and include the helper in the total number when registering.

Please note that the Parade route measures approximately 1.5 km along Weymouth Esplanade. Dispersal takes place in the Pavilion car park and free tea and biscuits are provided to all parade participants following the Parade in the Pavilion Ocean Room. 


1.      On receipt of your completed participation form, we will forward further information to your email address unless you have stated that you prefer details sent in the post. Please ensure that you and your members bring these with them on the day. Included in the email will be the Festival leaflet, Arrival & Forming up details, together with Service Sheets. 

2.      For enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact me on (01305) 239306 or email events@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk 

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