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Military Event, Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend

Credit: Global Stars/Keith Wilson

Contact

Visit Felixstowe

Address

One Stop Shop - Felixstowe Library,
Crescent Road,
Felixstowe,
Suffolk,
IP11 7BY

Details

A spectacular weekend marking both the 350th anniversary of the Dutch attack (1667) on Landguard Fort and also celebrating the huge contribution made by our servicemen and women from the past until the present day.

Saturday: great live music and family entertainment at the Felixstowe Beachside Events Area. Stalls, Kids Zone, Military Zone. The Royal Hospital School Band, Wattisham Military Wives Choir, Global Stars Aerobatic Team, Langer Park battle, Dutch beach landing and fireworks.
Sunday: spectacular re-enactment of 1667 battle, with up to 200 re-enactors from The Sealed Knot/English Civil War Society, plus cannon, muskets and swords. Also the renowned Her Majesty's Royal Marines Band Collingwood.
Both days: Martello Tower 'P' and Landguard Fort open with living history displays and re-enactors.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Currency ExchangeDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017
Saturday 1000-2230. Sunday 1000-1700.

Prices

The event is free on both days.

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Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend

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Map reference: TM 301342  Lat: 51.95920 Long: 1.34804

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Felixstowe station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Currency ExchangeCurrency Exchange
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted