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Resist Armed Forces Day! Action against everyday militarism - around the UK

As ministers and military leaders urge us to celebrate militarism, PPU members and allies will be active around the UK to challenge Armed Forces Day and to insist that there are better things to celebrate.

PPU members and allies will be joining protests and vigils, and handing out flyers, around the UK as Armed Forces Day events take place.

We will challenge the messages behind the parades and "armed forces fun days" and the way that children are given a glamourised image of armed force. And we will celebrate better values than violence and obedience!

If you live in Cornwall, or want to travel there, you can join local people who are challenging the National Event for Armed Forces Day, which is this year taking place in Falmouth.

If you want to resist Armed Forces Day elswhere in the UK, you can join a protest, hand out postcards, take action online or organise your own event. You can find out more at

If you would like to hand out postcards in your area - or would like advice or support in organising a protest, vigil or other event - please get in touch. You can reach us at or on 020 7424 9444.

You can also read and share the Peace Pledge Union's briefing: What's wrong with Armed Forces Day?



June 24th, 2023 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Around the UK
United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7424 9444