The National Military Event for all the Family

All proceeds in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the Mayor’s Charities and the Colchester Personnel Recovery Centre.


Held on the famous 30 acres of crown land, Abbey Field, Colchester, Essex

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July 2014. Gates Open 9.30 am – 6.30 pm each day.

A spectacular event for all the family with attractions for everyone. 

The is the biggest Military Tournament in the UK with Great Entertainment. Formerly known by names such as the Colchester Military Tattoo or Festival this event is now staged by the ABF The Soldiers Charity with all proceeds benefiting the charity.

Tickets available online from or by telephone 0844 871 8819 and in person from selected Tourist Information Centres: visit our Ticket Page for a list of Offices to visit.

The Colchester Military Tournament is being staged by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the Army’s national charity, to raise funds for our serving soldiers, veterans and their families in times of need. Come and have the best day out while helping us to support them.




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