The Worshipful Company of Turners

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Armed Forces Day, 13 Bridges Yomp

When: Saturday 24th June, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Where: Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DJ (map)

Every year on Armed Forces Day, which is on Midsummer Day Saturday 24 June, a charity walk is conducted across 13 of the bridges over the Thames. Starting at Trinity Gardens near Tower Hill Tube and finishing at Eel Brook Common in Fulham.

Organised by SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors & Airmen Families Assoc), the 13 Bridges Challenge is London’s main event for Armed Forces Day. It is the perfect opportunity for companies and individuals to show their support for Armed Forces Day while raising vital funds for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. This award-winning event is a great opportunity for engagement and to show your support of the Armed Forces Community whilst promoting SSAFA.

Participants will register near the Tower of London and walk for approximately 10 miles, crossing Tower Bridge first and Battersea Bridge last, having taken in thirteen bridges across the Thames in between.

The cost to participants: £10 registration fee, £50 minimum sponsorship. Participant numbers: c. 1000 including corporate teams, serving military, families, and individuals.

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This event is supported and attended by the Worshipful Compay of Turners Military Liaison Committee, please contact the office if you are a member and would like any advice or support.

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