Armed Forces Day 2024

Gather your friends and join us in Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead on Saturday 29 June (midday to 5pm) for a memorable celebration of our Armed Forces. Don't miss out on this opportunity to honour their dedication and sacrifice, while creating memories with your community. See you there.

What's on


Experience the enchanting melodies of the Glenn Miller Orchestra and delightful performances from the Polka Dot Dolls, transporting you to the golden era of swing and big band music.

Timetable for music performance at the Armed Forces Day event
Midday to 12.10pmWelcome by compere Richard Short
12.10pm to 12.20pmSpeech by Deputy Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr Catherine McArevey
12.30pm to 1pmThe Polka Dot Dolls
1.30pm to 3.30pmThe Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Polka Dot Dolls
4pm to 5pmVanessa Hastings

Interactive activities

Surrounding our main stage will be a number of activities. There will be face painters, arts and crafts, trampolines and much more. 

Food and drink

There will be a variety of local food and drink sellers on site, who will be serving throughout the event. These include:

  • Mama's Mexican
  • Dough with the Flow
  • Gin and Fizz
  • RDG Crepe Van
  • Noviello's Ice Cream
  • Howe and Co Fish and Chips
  • Crazy Frog Bistro

Army Cadets and RAF Air Cadets

Join the Army Cadets and RAF Air Cadets at the Hemel Hempstead Cadet Centre (100-102 Queensway, HP2 5HD)  for Armed Forces Day games, tea, coffee and cake. This event will be running from 11am until 5pm. 

More information

For more information, please email

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