The Carrington Drum

Be the best and win the drum! The prestigious Carrington Drum is open to all units and sub-units of the Regular Army and Army Reserve.

Virtual Frontline Walk

Virtual Frontline Walk

Commemorate the Centenary of the First World War at your own pace.

The virtual Frontline Walk is a personal challenge that can be completed at any location. You can start at your pace anywhere in the world. It is a great way to stay fit and active, while supporting The Soldiers’ Charity.

The Frontline Walk

The Frontline Walk

Join The Frontline Walk – a 100km trek through the WWI battlefields to commemorate the First World War Centenary

Somme, Ypres
The Revision Cadet Challenge

Revision Cadet Challenge

What innovative ideas can your detachment think to raise money for soldiers, former soldiers and their families?

ABF The Soldiers' Charity

Veteran’s Support Group

The Veteran’s Support Group in Colchester, Essex takes place on the third Wednesday of every month.

Yorkshire Charity Clay Shoot 2018

In collaboration with the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, this is one of Yorkshire’s premier simulated game shoots, next year to be held at Warter Priory Estate, East Yorkshire.

The Cateran Yomp

54 miles in 24 hours – The ultimate charity walk is back! Are you tough enough to take on the Yomp?

Semper Fidelis – Courage & Sacrifice 1918

As part of the national commemorations to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity South West region are proud to present a concert to remember those who gave their lives in service of their country 1914-1918

Flitton Potato Race

Flitton Potato Race

Back by popular demand! The Flitton Potato Race is the only race of it’s kind in the country.

Snowdonia Challenge 2018

The Snowdonia Challenge is set over 3 Days trekking 100km in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

Liverpool Armed Forces Day

A great opportunity to talk to the men and women and find out why they joined and continue to serve in what is still regarded as the best equipped and trained Armed Forces in the world.

Beating Retreat and Reception

The magnificent setting of King’s School, Rochester will be the backdrop for the Kent annual reception and Beating Retreat. This year, the Band of the Welsh Guards will perform.

Spinnaker Tower Abseil

The ultimate Emirates Spinnaker Tower experience – an abseil 100 metres down the side of this iconic building- makes a great personal challenge and charity fundraising opportunity.

Hythe Ranges Open Day

This is a fabulous all-day event for all the family and a rare opportunity to see the military firing ranges in Hythe. All proceeds are being donated to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Classical Evening

A fabulous evening of classical music provided by the Royal Philharmonic, military marching music from the Band of the Grenadier Guards, picnics and fireworks set against the backdrop of the worlds most beautiful castle.


Nottinghamshire Clay Shoot

Whether a novice or experienced shot, come and enjoy a day shooting clays at the Brandon Wood Clay Ground, near Grantham. Come and have a great day out, whether you want to bring a team of friends or colleagues. Girls teams, boys teams, mixed teams all welcome!

Fundraising Army cyclist at Ride London 2016

Ride London-Surrey 100

Take on the 100 mile Prudential RideLondon. This takes you past iconic landmarks, up renowned climbs and through closed roads.

Race The Runway

Up to 40 super cars, a day of timed runs, a static military display, a silent auction, a hog roast lunch and all this will be followed by a chance to ‘cool the engines’ over a spot of dinner.

A day at Brighton Races

Tickets include – shuttle bus from Brighton station or parking, entry to the course, exclusive use of the hospitality suite, two-course lunch, direct access onto the grandstand, brief explanation of the card and tips from the course commentator, exclusive TOTE in the suite. All for £59.50 per head.

Jazz on the Exe

Join us for a cruise along the River Exe with All Jazzed Up, Exmouth’s fantastic swing jazz band.

Great North Run 2018

Run for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity in the world’s greatest half marathon!

Yorkshire Three Peaks

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks is a MUST DO for any aspiring walker; the route takes in the stunning peaks of Ingleborough, Pen Y Ghent and Whernside over 24.5 miles whilst passing the stunning viaduct at Ribblehead.

Edinburgh Big Curry

Whether bringing friends, colleagues or clients, the Big Curry lunch is a mix of relaxed informality with a ‘twist’ of British Army style.

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An exhibition of over 100 examples of contemporary paintings, sculptures and much more…

Altcar 10k Trail Run 2018

A unique trail run with the route including stretches along the River Bank and the Sand Dunes of Formby Sands.

Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon

Join us and run one of the most picturesque race routes in the UK. Take on one of the UK’s most scenic half marathons, taking in many of Nottingham’s landmarks.

Glasgow Big Curry 2018

Whether bringing friends, colleagues or clients, the Big Curry lunch is a mix of relaxed informality with a ‘twist’ of British Army style.

Cardiff Half Marathon

Cardiff Half Marathon

With its flat and fast course the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is an ideal opportunity to beat your personal best!

It’s also a great race for beginners – its very well organised and the scenery is incredible and varied.

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Take on one of the UK’s most scenic half marathons, running through many of London’s beautiful royal parks.

Brighton Marathon logo

Brighton Marathon

Join our Fundraising Army in one of the UK’s favourite 26.2-milers, The Brighton Marathon.

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