Calendar of Events

updated on 30th September, 2019

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Gratham Service and Lunch

Saturday, 12th October, 2019

Grantham, Serice at St Wulfram's Church 10.30am

followed by

Lunch at Belton Park Golf Club

Tickets available from Judith Members £24 Guests £28

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RBL Field of Reembrance, Westminster Abbey, Victoria Street, London, SW1

Thursday , 7th November, 2019

Ticket only from Judith 10.30am

Some members go together for lunch somewhere afterwards, pay as you go.

I am happy to name a cross for your relative if you can't attend. Please let me have details, the charge is £2.50.

 

Wreath Laying Service, Boy David Memorial, Hyde Park Corner, London SW1

Sunday, 10th November, 2019 10.30am

If you would like us to lay a wreath on your behalf, please contact Judith or mike at least 3 weeks before because the Poppy Factory will be very busy.

This is a small service, some of us go on to lunch at the Victory Club, you are welcome to join in. Please let Judith know so we can book a table.

 

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2019 Spring Event

 

Private Tour in London and Lunch Household Cavalry Friday, 23rd March. 10am.

 

  spring_form.doc Click here to a download booking form

 

Private Tour IWM Library, Friday, 11th May, 2018.

Meet for lunch first, pay as you go. Meet for the tour 1.50 at main entrance.

 

  spring_form.doc Click here to a download booking form

 

Observance & Luncheon will be Saturday, 12th May, 2018

Boy David Memorial, Hyde Park Corner followed by Luncheon at the Amba Hotel, Bryanston Street, London W1.

 

 

 

 


2017

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. Thank you.

Non members welcome to all events unless stated.

Private Tour of the Small Arms School Corps Museum

March 25th.

Followed by Lunch in the Mess

download spring event booking form Click here to a download booking form

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Annual Observance & Luncheon London

Saturday 13th May £28.00 members £33.00 guests includes 3 course meal, coffee and wine. Tickets available

Boy David Memorial followed by lunch at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch. London W1

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Grantham Service &Lunch
, Grantham

Saturday 14th October

Service 10.30am St Wulfram's Church on to

Belton Park Golf Club

followed at 12.15pm

By a talk 'Action at Badama Post' by Paul Macro (About the MGC Heavy Branch)

followed by Lunch

Please bring along items of Memorabilia relating to the MGC, your relative etc to show members and if possible, a raffle prize.

Non members are welcome to join us. Last minute bookings please telephone Judith see booking form.

£22 member £26 Guest - includes 3 course lunch with coffee.

NEWSFLASH

Member Ray Armstrong has made a short film about Grantham which will be shown on a loop and can be seen before and after Lunch.

The talk will last 30 minutes lunch.

SUNDAY 15th Walk around Belton Park to MGC related areas, pay your own way. You may join us for this even if you don't attend the Service & Lunch, however, you must contact Judith to do so.

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Field of Remembrance Westminster Abbey

Thursday 9th November, 10.30am *see below

*If you would like us to plant a cross on behalf
of your relative send a cheque for £3 with details
to the Honorary Secretary at least a week before.

PLEASE NOTE: you must notify Judith if you wish to attend, entry is by invitation only for security reasons and she has to know how many invitations to request.

Contact at least a month in advance please.

Due to heightened security and large queues, it is suggested you arrive around 10am so that you get in on time.

Members adjourne to a local restaurant or bar for an informal pay as you go lunch. If you wish to join us, please let Judith know so that a suitable table can be booked. Thank you for your consideration..

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Wreath Laying Service Boy David Memorial,

Hyde Park Corner

Sunday 12th November **see below
Be in place by10.45 am.
The RA service is held on the Corner so our service is brief.

Members adjourne to a local restaurant or pub for an informal lunch. If you wish to join us, please let Judith know so that a suitable table can be booked. Thank you for your consideration.

**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.

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

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