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Armed Forces Day ticket FAQs

The Armed Forces Day National Event 2019 takes place between 28 June and 30 June 2019. Close
Hudson’s Field will be closed to the public between 21 June and 4 July for the event to be set up and taken down safely. This is a one-off event and we hope residents will understand. Close

Tickets are free.

Hudson’s Field has limited capacity, so we have to make sure the number of people attending the event does not exceed this. Close
You can order up to six tickets for each of the three days – Friday 28 June, Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June. Close
You can either bring a printed ticket or you can show your e-ticket on your phone. Close
AFDNE is a great family event, and the programme has been designed to have something for everyone, but for some younger children the air displays can be rather loud. If you are worried it’s an idea to bring ear defenders. Close
No, but you will need a ticket if you wish to visit Hudson’s Field after the parade. Close
Yes, everyone over the age of two attending the event at Hudson’s Field on any of the three days will need a ticket. Under twos will not need a ticket. Close
Yes; you will get a stamp to allow you to re-enter the site. However, please note the latest admission/readmission times below. Close

On Friday and Saturday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 7pm; on Sunday, last entry to Hudson's Field will be 5pm.

Please contact Ticket Sellers on 0121 472 6688 to cancel your ticket. Close

E-tickets will be sent out nearer the event for those who book online.

If you do not have access to a computer and require a printed ticket, Wiltshire libraries will be happy to assist and we will advertise when these are available. Please note, printing your tickets at a library will cost 10p per sheet.  Close

AFDNE 2019 conditions of entry 

Entry into the Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury at Hudson's Field is subject to the following General Conditions of Entry:

  • Management reserves the right to refuse entry 
  • Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult  
  • A challenge 25 policy is in operation at all bars. Anyone who appears under 25 will be asked to prove their age.  
  • No ticket, no entry. 
  • Patrons may be filmed/photographed while at Hudson's Field 

Entry/exit searches and the right to search while inside the venue is a condition of entry. The entry search is mandatory, the others will be at the discretion of event management. 

  • No offensive weapons 
  • Dogs must be kept on leads at all time 
  • No drones 
  • No fireworks or flammable liquids 
  • No barbecues 
  • Management reserves the right to inspect any bag and/or articles of clothing for the following prohibited items:  
  • Alcoholic beverages 
  • Illegal substances including controlled, dangerous or illicit drugs 
  • Opened drink containers 
  • Glass 
  • Unauthorised temporary signage and promotional products 
  • Unauthorised items for trading 
  • Amplified music/air horns/loudhailers 
  • Flags/banners 
  • Fireworks/flares/laser lights/smoke generators/Chinese lanterns/candles/kites/naked flames  
  • Gazebos/tents/shelters 
  • Firearms, explosives, chemical, radioactive or biological substances 
  • Rollerblades/skates, skateboards, scooters 
  • Animals (other than guide/assistance dogs and dogs on lead) 
  • Any other item that in the opinion of management could cause harm or public nuisance, or could jeopardise the management of the event 

Patrons may be liable for prosecution, fined or ejected from the site if they:  

  • Have entered the site without prior authorisation. 
  • Are deemed by management to be displaying disorderly, offensive or unlawful behaviour. 
  • Use foul or abusive language, or make racial or threatening remarks or gestures; or 
  • Fail to comply with any of these Conditions of Entry or requests from the Event staff or their representatives.
  • If removed, it is an offence to re-enter or attempt to re-enter the site. 
  • When leaving the site please respect our neighbours and do so quietly. 

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Last updated: 17 June 2019 | Last reviewed: 17 June 2019