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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2016

Look too at our facebook page for updates.

Thank you for making a note of the dates of future events in your diary so you do not make alternate arrangements.

Tickets available via the Honorary Secretary, Judith Lappin unless otherwise stated. Please, never make cheques out to an individual, always to MGC/OCA, You can make out one cheque for several events and include your subscription and 'shop' items too. One committee member will let others know if you have paid in one cheque. Thank you.

Non members welcome to all events.

PLEASE CHECK THE NEWS SECTION DURING THE WEEK BEFORE ALL EVENTS IN CASE CHANGES OR CANCELLATIONS HAVE TO TAKE PLACE.

For details about events which are relevant to the MGC but not arranged by us, please check our News page. This is amended weekly when possible, for faster updates, check our facebook page.

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Spring Event - Private Tour

Satuday, 9th April

Tickets still available as of 5/4/16

Private Tour Near Swindon

Vickers guns and uniforms

To book, please ring Judith £7

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Annual Observance & Luncheon London

Boy David Memorial and Amba Hotel, Marble Arch, London W1.

Saturday, 14th May

£27 members £32 guests includes 3 course meal, coffee and wine. Tickets available. This event is subsidised by the MGC/OCA so that it remains affordable for most members.

Boy David Memorial followed by lunch at the Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London W1 This is the same hotel as last time, just a new name.

We will be happy to lay a wreath for you if you cannot attend, please contact Judith at least 10 days in advance.

Click here to download booking form

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Service of Remembrance at St Wulfram's Church, Grantham

Saturday 8th October

Lunch Belton Park Golf Club.

Details will appear here and our facebook page as well as the summer Emma Gee.

Click here to download booking form


Field of Remembrance Westminster Abbey

Thursday 10 th November, 10.30am *see below

Followed by Lunch and Unveiling of the Centenary Plaques at the Little Boy David, Chelsea Embankment.

PLEASE NOTE: you must notify Judith if you wish to attend, entry is by invitation only. Contact asap, only 12 tickets available. I must be able to post your ticket at least one week in advance so do book early.

Due to heightened security and large queues, it is suggested you arrive around 10am and do not take large bags with you to prevent delays and so that you get in on time.

Members will adjourne to a pub for a choose what you like lunch, if you wish to join us, please let Judith know so that a suitable table can be booked. Thank you for your consideration.

Following lunch: pay as you go, place to be arranged

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Folkestone, Cheriton Road Cemetery

MGC Cavalry Memorial

10.30am

Service Friday, 11th November.

The RBL always hold a service here, we will be joining their service. Please advise if you will be joining us for lunch afterwards. Judith will book a local restaurant, pay as you go,

 

Wreath Laying Service Boy David Memorial, Hyde Park Corner

Sunday 13th November **see below
Be in place by10.45 am.
The RA service is held on the Corner so our service is brief.

Members adjourne for lunch, if you wish to join us, please let Judith know so that a suitable table can be booked. Thank you for your consideration. Pay as you go.

*If you would like us to plant a cross on behalf
of your relative send a cheque for 2 with details
to the Honorary Secretary at least a week before.

**If you would like a wreath to be laid on your behalf, we will be pleased to help you, please contact the Hon Sec at least 2 weeks before any service.

 

2017

SPRING VISIT

Saturday, 25th March, 2017

Weapons Collection

Small Arms School Corps, Warminster

Click here to download booking form

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See **NEWS** for up to date information/changes.
Non members welcome.


 

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Articles written by Judith Lappin and Keith Stephenson