Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

Join us for the official opening of the 2021 Field of Remembrance at the National Memorial Arboretum takes place on Monday 1 November at 11am.

A Two Minute Silence will be held at 11am. 

The Field will close on Monday 29 November. Opening times are 9.00am to 4.00pm.

Entry to the Opening Service is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers in the grounds. We recommend reserving your place to guarantee entry.

Reserve your place and slot for refreshments after the Service.

If you are joining us for the official opening service, please arrive before 10.30am.

Please be aware that regional and/or national Covid-19 restrictions may affect the National Memorial Arboretum Field of Remembrance. Please check this page for the latest opening information before travelling to the Field.

Visiting the field

Address: Croxall Rd, Burton-on-Trent DE13 7AR

Directions by car: The National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR, is signposted from Alrewas on the A38. Parking charges apply.

Directions by train: Nearest train stations are Lichfield City or Lichfield Trent Valley (5–6 miles).

National Memorial Arboretum map

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Field of Remembrance 2020

The planting of the Tributes and the Opening Services of the Fields of Remembrance in 2020 were held before the national lockdown in November and we captured these moments for you to view.

Highlights from the Royal British Legion's Fields of Remembrance 2020

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