Our New Veterans Association










Skelmersdale Veterans Association formed January 15th 2017 had its first official meeting


at 2pm on Sunday12th February 2017 at the Hare and Hounds Public House


Membership is open to male and female veterans of all three services


The Association will be running some high profile events such as Armed Forces Day, Concerts, Remembrance celebration for young and old


If you would like further information about the Association please Contact


Tommy Hart  Tel: 07936 098192


Latest News

Macmillan Coffee Morning 10am 27th September

Our Association will be doing A Macmillan coffee morning at the Buffs Community club on Friday the 27th September from 10am till 12:00pm so please come and join us and we will be doing a brave the shave as we have a volunteer Mr Ian Shipley 

September Collection

We have an upcoming collection at Skelmersdale Concourse on the 13th and 14th of September 2019

Silent Soldier

On the 1st to the 11th November 2019 the Silent Soldier will be placed at St Pauls Church Skelmersdale and from the 11th to 18th November it will be placed at St Richards Church Skelmersdale

Poppy Appeal

Skelmersdale Veterans Association will be collecting on behalf of the Royal British Legion at Asda Skelmersdale on the 25th and 26th October 2019

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Armed Forces Day Southport 30th June 2019

Military Themed Weekend - July 14th & 15th 2018

We aim to hold a military themed weekend in 2018 on Blaguegate playing fields in Skelmersdale similar to the one held last year.  We are hoping to have a selection of Military Vehicles and Militeria, Huey Helicopter, Battle Reinactments, Entertainment, Fun Fare, Food, Ice Cream and Sweet Stalls, Tombola, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting and a selection of local craft stalls etc.We invite people interested in selling their wares to apply for further information via 'contact us' (Click image to start Slide show)

National Memorial Arboretum Visit

Skelmersdale Veterans Association are planning to visit the Arboretum in the coming months and if you are interested in this visit please enquire through the 'contact us' page. Below are a selection of photos taken on a previous visit.(Click image to start Slide show)

WW1 Battle of the Somme Remembrance Evening

On June 30th 2017 we held a Remembrance Evening to commemorate the Battle of the Somme as part of our 100 year  WW1 aniversary events. This event took place at the Evermoor Hub Community Centre Digmoor and consisted of a dinner for veterans plus their families and friends. Below are some photos of last years event (Click image to start Slide show)

Military Vehicles Show and Funday July 14th & 15th 2018

On July 14th & 15th we will be holding our annual Military Vehicle Show and Funday on Blaguegate Playing Fields if you missed last years show you can view pictures below. (Click image to start Slide show)

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