Our New Veterans Association

Preparations For Armed Forces Day 2018

Preperations for Armed Forces day 2018 are well under way and this was a very busy week for the Veterans Association last year with a visit to Southport Parklands Lodge to attend a residents 90th birthday celabrations, raising the Veterans Day Flag at both Skelmersdale and Ormskirk then taking part in the National Armed Forces Day Parade in LIverpool on Saturday 24th June 2017 (Click image to start Slide show)










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


Alan Moore:  svasec@outlook.com


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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