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Free cream tea for all veterans on Sunday

All Armed Forces Veterans are invited to a VIP afternoon cream tea as part of the celebrations for Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury.

Courtesy of Nicholas & Harris, the event will take place in the area of the SSAFA VIP Marquee on Hudson's Field, Salisbury. Tea will be served from 13:00 and guests will be encouraged to form up in the main arena as part of a Drum Head Service from 15:00.

Guests registering for this event will also need to book tickets below to gain access to the main Hudson's Field site.

Smart casual (Regimental Head dress, blazers, medals and accoutrements are encouraged)

IMPORTANT - Saturday tickets are fully allocated and there are no tickets available.

Thank you to the small number of people who have kindly returned their tickets for Saturday at #SalisburyAFD.

These have been issued to veterans and military families who were awaiting tickets and we will not be releasing any further tickets for Saturday.

Armed Forces Day ticket FAQs

The Armed Forces Day National Event 2019 takes place between 28 June and 30 June 2019. Close
Hudson’s Field will be closed to the public between 21 June and 4 July for the event to be set up and taken down safely. This is a one-off event and we hope residents will understand. Close

Tickets are free.

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Hudson’s Field has limited capacity, so we have to make sure the number of people attending the event does not exceed this. Close
You can order up to six tickets for each of the three days – Friday 28 June, Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June. Close
You can either bring a printed ticket or you can show your e-ticket on your phone. Close
AFDNE is a great family event, and the programme has been designed to have something for everyone, but for some younger children the air displays can be rather loud. If you are worried it’s an idea to bring ear defenders. Close
No, but you will need a ticket if you wish to visit Hudson’s Field after the parade. Close

Yes, everyone, including children under two, attending the event at Hudson’s Field on any of the three days will need a ticket. U16s must be accompanied by an adult.

We’re aware that some people may not have booked Armed Forces Day National Event tickets on the Saturday for children under the age of two, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

All people attending, including children of any age, require a ticket to gain entry. If you have tickets for the event on the Saturday, but haven't booked tickets for children under two, please email details of your booking, including order number (the order number can be found in the subject of your booking email) and the email address used, to AFD2019@wiltshire.gov.uk so that we can resolve any ticket issues.

If you require extra tickets for under twos on Friday or Sunday, you can still order them through the ticketing website

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E-tickets will be sent out nearer the event for those who book online.

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Please contact the Ticketsellers on 0121 472 6688 or info@theticketsellers.co.uk.

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If you do not have access to a computer and require a printed ticket, Wiltshire libraries will be happy to assist and we will advertise when these are available. Please note, printing your tickets at a library will cost 10p per sheet.  Close

Saturday tickets are fully allocated and there are no tickets available, though tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday. There is no waiting list, but if any Saturday tickets are returned, we'll announce any resale on our social media channels - follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

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Please do not attempt to buy or sell tickets to Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury, as anyone found doing so will have their tickets cancelled and will be refused entry.

If you have tickets you no longer need, please return them to us so we can release them to people who want to attend. If you wish to attend on the Saturday, please check our social media channels for any release of returned tickets.

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Please contact Ticket Sellers on 0121 472 6688 to cancel your ticket. Close

On Friday and Saturday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 7pm; on Sunday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 5pm.

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Yes; you will get a stamp to allow you to re-enter the site. However, please note the latest admission/readmission times below. Close

Armed Forces Day ticket FAQs

The Armed Forces Day National Event 2019 takes place between 28 June and 30 June 2019. Close
Hudson’s Field will be closed to the public between 21 June and 4 July for the event to be set up and taken down safely. This is a one-off event and we hope residents will understand. Close

Tickets are free.

Close
Hudson’s Field has limited capacity, so we have to make sure the number of people attending the event does not exceed this. Close
You can order up to six tickets for each of the three days – Friday 28 June, Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June. Close
You can either bring a printed ticket or you can show your e-ticket on your phone. Close
AFDNE is a great family event, and the programme has been designed to have something for everyone, but for some younger children the air displays can be rather loud. If you are worried it’s an idea to bring ear defenders. Close
No, but you will need a ticket if you wish to visit Hudson’s Field after the parade. Close

Yes, everyone, including children under two, attending the event at Hudson’s Field on any of the three days will need a ticket.

We’re aware that some people may not have booked Armed Forces Day National Event tickets on the Saturday for children under the age of two, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

All people attending, including children of any age, require a ticket to gain entry. If you have tickets for the event on the Saturday, but haven't booked tickets for children under two, please email details of your booking, including order number (the order number can be found in the subject of your booking email) and the email address used, to AFD2019@wiltshire.gov.uk so that we can resolve any ticket issues.

If you require extra tickets for under twos on Friday or Sunday, you can still order them through the ticketing website

Close
Yes; you will get a stamp to allow you to re-enter the site. However, please note the latest admission/readmission times below. Close

On Friday and Saturday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 7pm; on Sunday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 5pm.

Close
Please contact Ticket Sellers on 0121 472 6688 to cancel your ticket. Close

E-tickets will be sent out nearer the event for those who book online.

Close

Please contact the Ticketsellers on 0121 472 6688 or info@theticketsellers.co.uk.

Close
If you do not have access to a computer and require a printed ticket, Wiltshire libraries will be happy to assist and we will advertise when these are available. Please note, printing your tickets at a library will cost 10p per sheet.  Close

Saturday tickets are fully allocated and there are no tickets available, though tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday. There is no waiting list, but if any Saturday tickets are returned, we'll announce any resale on our social media channels - follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

Close

Please do not attempt to buy or sell tickets to Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury, as anyone found doing so will have their tickets cancelled and will be refused entry.

If you have tickets you no longer need, please return them to us so we can release them to people who want to attend. If you wish to attend on the Saturday, please check our social media channels for any release of returned tickets.

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AFDNE 2019 conditions of entry 

Entry into the Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury at Hudson's Field is subject to the following General Conditions of Entry:

  • Management reserves the right to refuse entry 
  • Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult  
  • A challenge 25 policy is in operation at all bars. Anyone who appears under 25 will be asked to prove their age.  
  • No ticket, no entry. 
  • Patrons may be filmed/photographed while at Hudson's Field 

Entry/exit searches and the right to search while inside the venue is a condition of entry. The entry search is mandatory, the others will be at the discretion of event management. 

  • No offensive weapons 
  • Dogs must be kept on leads at all time 
  • No drones 
  • No fireworks or flammable liquids 
  • No barbecues 
  • Management reserves the right to inspect any bag and/or articles of clothing for the following prohibited items:  
  • Alcoholic beverages 
  • Illegal substances including controlled, dangerous or illicit drugs 
  • Opened drink containers 
  • Glass 
  • Unauthorised temporary signage and promotional products 
  • Unauthorised items for trading 
  • Amplified music/air horns/loudhailers 
  • Flags/banners 
  • Fireworks/flares/laser lights/smoke generators/Chinese lanterns/candles/kites/naked flames  
  • Gazebos/tents/shelters 
  • Firearms, explosives, chemical, radioactive or biological substances 
  • Rollerblades/skates, skateboards, scooters 
  • Animals (other than guide/assistance dogs and dogs on lead) 
  • Any other item that in the opinion of management could cause harm or public nuisance, or could jeopardise the management of the event 

Patrons may be liable for prosecution, fined or ejected from the site if they:  

  • Have entered the site without prior authorisation. 
  • Are deemed by management to be displaying disorderly, offensive or unlawful behaviour. 
  • Use foul or abusive language, or make racial or threatening remarks or gestures; or 
  • Fail to comply with any of these Conditions of Entry or requests from the Event staff or their representatives.
  • If removed, it is an offence to re-enter or attempt to re-enter the site. 
  • When leaving the site please respect our neighbours and do so quietly. 

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Last updated: 27 June 2019 | Last reviewed: 27 June 2019