Events

Members of the Association take part in various events each year.  Please come and join us at this year’s events.

The dedication ceremony of the Civil Defence Memorial Grove at the National Memorial Arboretum.  It was held on the 16th June 2001 and was unveiled by Sir Donald Thompson, Director General of the Friends of War Memorials, (now the War Memorials Trust).

Sunday, 1st March 2020

World Civil Defence Day (International Civil Defence Organisation)

Please check local press for any local events.

Saturday 21st March 2020

1940s Living History Weekend (NWW2A)

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton YO17 6RT

Saturday, 29th March 2020

CDA Annual General Meeting

Toby Carvery, Coventry Rd, Marston Green, Coventry CV7 7HL

Sat/Sun, 11th/12th April 2020

1940s  Living History Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton YO17 6RT

Saturday, 13th June 2020

CDA Annual Commemoration

National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Rd, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent DE13 7AR

CONTINUED……..

Saturday, 27th June 2020

  Armed Forces National   Parade

Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Sat/Sun 27th/28th June 2020

   Weston Air Festival   (ROCA Heritage Display)

Over the stunning Seafront and Beach Lawns at Weston-super-Mare.

Sat/Sun 4th/5th July 2020

      Wales Air Show      (ROCA Heritage Display)

Swansea Bay, South Wales

Sunday, 12th July 2020

Battle of Britain Memorial Day (CDA & ROCA)

New Dover Road, Chapel-le-Ferne, Folkstone, CT18 7JJ

Fri/Sun 17th-19th July 2020

Royal International Air Tatoo (ROCA Heritage Display)

RAF Fairford, Ohio Ave, Fairford, Glocestershire, GL7 4DG.

CONTINUED……..

In February 1968, the Civil Defence Corps paraded past The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London in objection to the Stand-Down of the Corps.

A World War 2 Hurricane Fighter Jet, one of the many displays at the Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum.

 

Sat/Sun, 29th/30th August 2020

1940s Living History Autumn Bank Holiday Weekend

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton YO17 6RT

Sunday, 6th September 2020

Firefighters Memorial Trust Annual Service of Remembrance and Wreath Laying Ceremony

The Holy Sepulchre London, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ

Sunday, 13th September 2020

All Services Parade

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton YO17 6RT

Sunday, 20th September 2020

 Battle of Britain Day  (Nationally)

Please check local press for your nearest parade.

Saturday, 31st October 2020

    CDA Wreath Laying    (from 11:30am)

National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Rd, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent DE13 7AR

CONTINUED……..

Thursday, 5th November 2020

Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey

20 Deans Yd, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA

Sunday, 8th November 2020

Remembrance Sunday

(Nationally)

Please check local press for your nearest parade.

Saturday, 12th December 2020

   Civil Defence Day

(Nationally)

Events to be confirmed.

Civil Defence Day – 15th December 1942:  At the South Door of St. Paul’s Cathedral.  The March Past of representatives of all Civil Defence Services. (Civil Defence Day to be celebrated on the nearest Saturday to the 15th December.)

With acknowledgement to the Imperial War Museum Collection.  Watercolour painting by William Lionel Clause, 1942.

The CDA
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