Torbay Council, the Ministry of Defence, Torbay Veterans and a number of local organisations will be supporting the Armed Forces Day event, at which Britain’s armed forces past, present and future will be honoured.

The event will take the form of military themed attractions, military and military association exhibitors, family day and entertainment for both children and adults at Queen's Park with a parade through Paignton Town Centre.

There will also be a party to celebrate the Armed Forces Family including live music and entertainment.

Event and activity timings
Performance Time
Parade (Starting at the Lime Tree) 12pm
Red Devils Parachute Display 2pm
Samantha Montini - Vintage Vocalist 3:10pm
Sandy Sparkle - Vintage Vocalist (1940's) 3:50pm
Andy Youngs - Jazz and Swing 4:30pm
Samantha Montini - Vintage Vocalist 5:50pm
Andy Youngs - Jazz and Swing 6:30pm
Sandy Sparkle - Vintage Vocalist (1940's) 7:15pm
John P Gudge - Country and Western 8pm

Complimentary transport for veterans is very generously provided by Torbay Taxis. Please book in advance of the event by calling 01803 211611 and quoting ‘Armed Forces Parade’.

Stagecoach will allow veterans and military personnel to travel for free providing they are either wearing a veterans badge or are dressed in uniform.

Time 10am to 11pm



Phone 01803 207754