SMILE! We will have photographers and a film crew filming Plymouth Armed Forces Day. This will be posted on our media channels, website and future marketing material. Should you not wish to have your image published, please inform a member of the One Plymouth team, who will be wearing branded blue hi-vis jackets, or notify us via our channels. FB @WhatsOnPlymouth Twitter @AFDPlymouth Twitter @WhatsOnPlymouth Instagram @Plymarmedforcesday We hope you enjoy the day!
As Britain’s Ocean City we are only too aware of the effects of plastic pollution and want to do all we can to reduce the amount of waste and the devastating effect it can have on our environment. A starting point for this is looking at the quick wins of reducing our reliance on single-use plastics like straws, disposable cups and plastic cutlery. Campaigners in Plymouth are celebrating as the city has been awarded Plastic Free Community status in recognition of the hard work
HMS Queen Elizabeth has been in Plymouth Sound during Armed Forces Week, and will still be moored by the breakwater on Armed Forces Day, creating a beautiful backdrop to the event. The 280-metre long ship has been in Plymouth to undertake a Sea Training package with the Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) work up, which all Royal Navy ships do as part of their operational capability programme. Every ship, whatever size, are subjected to a FOST training package and can expect int
We have put together important information to take note of ahead of Plymouth Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June. This includes the use of drones at the event, details of road closures, disabled parking and marine vessel movement. DRONE FLIGHTS PROHIBITED OVER EVENT SITE We are working with the Civil Aviation Authority and Police to stop illegal drone use. Anyone who operates a drone over the Plymouth Armed Forces Day site, Plymouth Hoe, will be reported for prosecution. Any
The Armed Forces Flag was raised in Plymouth today following a ceremony at the Guildhall, marking the start of Armed Forces Week. The flag will be flown all week, including during Plymouth Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June. Yesterday morning's ceremony was attended by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Richard Ball, the Naval Base Commander for HMNB Devonport and Commodore Peter Coulson ADC RN, alongside the Lady Mayoress, Deputy Lord Mayor and Consort, as well as a nu
The HM Royal Marine Function Band Plymouth will be playing a great selection of musical ensembles, and will be kicking off the evening entertainment on the main stage from 6pm to 7pm. Their playlist includes: 20th Century Boy Kiss Hold My Hand Sir Duke Let’s Dance Disco Inferno Can’t Stop the Feeling I Want You Back Blame it on the Boogie Soul man I Feel Good Runaway baby Locked out of Heaven Smell like Billie Jean Don’t You Forget About Me You’ve Got the Love Sweet Caroline