Falklands 40th Anniversary - what is on in your area/location.

The Falklands War was a 10 week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and it's territorial dependency, South Georgie and the South Sandwich Islands.

More than 1,000 lives, including those of more than 250 British personnel were lost in the war.  Arbroath based 45 Commando and the 2nd Battalion of the Scots Guards were heavily involved in the war, losing 15 service personnel.

Across the UK events will take place between April and June 2022 to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Falklands.

  • SAMA (82) AGM and Reunion weekend, Derby – 1st to 4th April
  • SAMA (82) 40TH Anniversary Service, NMA – 3rd April
  • Departure of Task Force Service, Marchwood Barracks – 5th April
  • 40th Anniversary Service, St Paul’s Cathedral – 5th April
  • Falklands weekend, SYAM Doncaster – 29th April to 1st May
  • HMS Cardiff Reunion, Cardiff – 27th to 29th May
  • HMS Fearless Reunion, Portsmouth – 28th to 29th May
  • HMS Coventry Reunion, Portsmouth/Gosport – 28th to 29th May
  • Falklands Veterans Freedom Parade, Gosport – 29th May
  • SAMA (82) Havant Branch Dinner, Havent – 4th June
  • HMS Glamorgan Reunion, Portsmouth – 4th to 5th June
  • Sir Galahad, Sir Tristram & LCU Foxtrot 4 Service – 8th June
  • Veterans Regimental Dinner, Marchwood Barracks – 10th June
  • Unveiling of Falklands Stone Service, Marchwood Barracks – 11th June
  • 42 Cdo RM 40th Event, Plymouth – 11th June
  • SAMA (82) USA Branch Reunion, Florida – 11th to 12th June
  • Falklands Memorial Service, Pangbourne – 12th June
  • Royal British Legion Liberation Day Service, NMA – 14th June
  • 40th Memorial Service, Plymouth Hoe – 14th June
  • Chorley Liberation Service, Lancashire – 14th June
  • Hull 40th Anniversary weekend – 17th to 19th June
  • Legion Scotland national event, Edinburgh – 18th June for more information please click here
  • Christchurch Branch 40th Service & Gala Dinner, Dorset – 18th June
  • Falklands 40th Gala Ball, Portsmouth – 18th June
  • Parachute Regiment Drumhead Service, Aldershot – 18th June
  • Scotland Branch AGM & Gala Dinner – 18th June
  • RNA Memorial Service, Portsmouth Cathedral – 19th June
  • Memorial Service, Blackpool & Fylde Arboretum – 24th June
  • Veterans Parade, Plymouth – 25th June
  • 3 Cdo Bde Air Sqn 40th Anniversary Dinner – 25th June
  • HMS Queen Elizabeth Reception – 30th June

Further events will be added to this list as we are made aware of them.