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Halloween Car Wash

October 31, 2020

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We will be hosting a Halloween-themed Charity Car Wash at VCHQ in Barnstaple on Saturday 31st October!
Between 1000 - 1600hrs, we will be providing a spooky and fun car wash in return for donations to The Veterans Charity.

Book your slot now to avoid disappointment!

£7.50 per vehicle (car/4x4

The VC Battle of Britain 80 Challenge

August 31, 2020

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Take part in The VC Battle of Britain 80 Challenge and cover at least 80kms between 1-15 September 2020 and raise vital funds for The Veterans Charity.

Using human power only (walk, run, swim or cycle), the challenge is to cover 80kms in 15 days between 1st - 15th September, finishing on Battle of Britain Day.

For those who like an even bigger challenge, you can attempt to cover the full 80kms on Battle of Britain Day itself.

The VC Battle of Britain 80 Challenge is free to enter and everyone who raises at least £80 in donations for The Veterans Charity will receive a special limited edition t-shirt!

* All funds raised on The VC Battle of Britain 80 Challenge must be for The Veterans Charity and be raised using either the JustGiving or VirginMoneyGiving platforms.

VE Festival

May 07, 2021

An amazing celebration for the 76th anniversary of VE Day - 8/9 May 2021



We are hosting a terrific FREE event in Barnstaple's historic town centre to commemorate the 76th anniversary of VE Day and to raise funds for The Veterans Charity to help provide immediate needs support to Veterans facing hardship and distress.

  • Live music throughout the town centre

  • Dancing and entertainment

  • Stage performances including our headline act The Liberty Sisters, Tamsin Ball, Betty Bluebird, Stagecoach Performing Arts and more

  • Entertainment including Adrian Ward Magician, Vera Carey and a very special display form the creators of Ilfracombe Remembers

  • Military and period themed displays including a WW2 time tunnel

  • Children's Street Party on Butcher's Row

  • Dancing

  • VIP guests including WW2 Veterans

  • Period vehicles and static displays from some of the South West's leading Living History Groups and museums

SATURDAY 9th and SUNDAY 10th MAY 2020


May 25, 2021

The Forces March 2021 will be staged from 26th - 30th May 2021.

135 miles in the footsteps of WW2 heroes from Ilfracombe to Bulford over 5 days.

Entries for our annual adventure challenge are open now at

Entries are open to serving military, Veterans and civilians, runners or walkers!

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