Calendar of Military Events

Military drummers inside the Great Hall of Oakham Castle
The Second Battalion, the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment Corps of Drums at Oakham Castle, April 2017

Rutland is proud to be a County with a strong military presence, and of having good links between the civilian and military population (both serving and veterans). There are a regular series of events where the county stops to mark the service of our military forces. Forthcoming events are listed below – please let us know of any other events:

  • Tuesday 3rd September 2019 – Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day, Oakham, outside Oakham Library
  • Sunday 8th September 2019 – Rutland Armed Forces Day, Cutts Close in Oakham
  • Wednesday 11th September 2019 – Beating the Retreat, Oakham 6pm
  • Sunday 10th November 2019 – Remembrance Sunday, Wreath Laying and Parade
  • Monday 11th November 2019 – Armistice Day
  • Monday 27th January 2020 – Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Friday 8th May 2020 – VE Day 75th Anniversary
  • Saturday 15th August 2020 – VJ Day 75th Anniversary