Armed Forces Day

Saturday 30th June 2018

10.00am to 4.00pm

 Come and enjoy a free, family day in Abbey Park/The Sele and Beaumont Street, Hexham

Throughout the day there will be a display of military vehicles and equipment with personnel from the 3rd Royal Horse Artillery, 204 (Tyneside Scottish) Battery and the Fifth Fusiliers; stalls; a climbing wall; face painting; a balloon modeller; assault course; and a variety of musical entertainment (including Miss Cindy Hoten, and Earl Grey and the Charwallahs) at the bandstand. Other highlights include:

10.00am to 10.20am
Troops from the 3rd Royal Horse Artillery (3RHA), together with local Air Cadets, will march up Priestpopple, Battle Hill and Beaumont Street.

The troops will form up ready for inspection.

10.30am to 10.45am
Inspection and address by the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland and the Mayor of Hexham, with a reply from the 3RHA Inspecting Officer.

10.50am to 11.00am
Classic car parade from Wentworth Car Park via Priestpopple to Beaumont Street (the vehicles will then be displayed in Beaumont Street).

11.15am to 11.25am
Drumhead Service with the Ramage City of Newcastle Pipe Band.

Flypast by a Dakota from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Air Events Team to mark the centenary of the RAF.




The HCP  office is located in the Queen’s Hall. Our address and phone number are as follows:

Hexham Community Partnership
Queen’s Hall
Beaumont Street
Hexham NE46 3LS
Tel: 01434 622796



The development trust serving Hexham and the surrounding communities in the Tyne Valley, Hexham Community Partnership works with the community and our partners to make Hexham a more vibrant, enterprising and adaptable market town for local residents, businesses and visitors.  Find out more about us here

We own and operate the Forum Cinema and take a lead in developing and promoting Hexham as a visitor destination and cultural centre.  We also manage the Hexham East Regeneration project – Number 28, at The Gatehouse Adult Learning Centre within the grounds of Hexham Middle School – and helped establish the West Northumberland Food Bank.

Please visit our sister site to find out more about the town and all that it has to offer in the way of attractions, activities and events.

The Partnership works closely with Hexham Town Council to support the implementation of the Hexham Town Plan.