Not in London, but close enough to peek your interest at least, and looks interesting in several areas… the Army’s Officer training academy in Sandhurt is having an open day next month – and conveniently on a Sunday.

Not just for the displays of military prowess, but the architecture and heritage is rather impressive.

To give it a dose of London relevance though, Sandhurst was formed from the merger of the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst.

The date is surprisingly difficult to confirm, but several other non-military organisations planning to be there are all saying the same date…. Sunday 17th June.

Entry is Free

Normally, gates open at 10am, and military displays start at 11am.

It’s just over an hour by train from Waterloo to Camberly or Paddington to Blackwater.


Visit – Old College Prestige Rooms, The Royal Memorial Chapel, The Central Library and individual stands of military displays through the ages.

Watch – A variety of sporting and military events including a Polo Match, a Cricket Match, Gurkha Khukri Dance and traditional Jhyaure, and a Musical Finale by The Band of The Army Air Corps.

Explore – The Academy’s impressive grounds.


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One comment
  1. Martin Wink says:

    You’ve got me trained to check for NOTAMs, and it looks like they’ve got a parachute display 1:15-1:45.

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