• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Armed Forces Day 2021

The Band of the Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace
March over to the National Army Museum this Armed Forces Day where we will be celebrating with music, archives and activities.


Band of the Grenadier Guards

Listen to music from the Grenadier Guards who have been filling the streets of London with military music for over three centuries. There will be performances from a brass ensemble and a woodwind quintet throughout the day.


  • 11.30am - 12.15pm: Woodwind quintet
  • 1.00pm - 1.45pm: Brass ensemble
  • 2.00pm - 2.45pm: Woodwind quintet
  • 3.00pm - 3.45pm: Brass ensemble

Camouflage Masks

Delve into the world of camouflage creation in our mask-making workshop and discover how the Army has used camouflage throughout history to conceal, cover and disguise.

The activity is suitable for children aged 5+. All children participating in the activity must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


  • 10.00am - 12.00pm
  • 2.00pm - 4.00pm

From the Archives

Take a look at a selection of documents from the National Army Museum's archive that offer a glimpse into the lives of soldiers through time.


  • 11.00am - 3.00pm

In the Footsteps of Our Forces

Why not get involved in the tri-service museums challenge and make the National Army Museum the start or end point of your fundraising walk?


Entry to this event is free. However, as part of our Covid-19 safety measures, we are asking visitors to book a time slot online before visiting the Museum.

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