Meetings held on the last Tuesday night, of every other Month at, Barbourne Ex-Services Club
If you served In the Worcestershire, Sherwood Foresters, Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters .
T.A etc , or attached to one of these , (Even a different regiment or unit and you have no branches in this area) why not come along ? Please contact with your details through 'FEEDBACK' PAGE, or the 'GUESTBOOK' PAGE` & we WILL get back to you.
SATURDAY 12 th OCTOBER 2019
LICHFIELD SOCIAL CLUB, PURCELL AVENUE, LICHFIELD WS13 6TS
WFRA ( Exec comm only meeting 09:30) AGM Lichfield :- will be held on Saturday 13 th October at Lichfield Social Club, Purcell Avenue, Lichfield. WS13 6TS commence 11.30 hrs.
Dates of next Branch Meetings and A.G.M.:-
NOT ALL ON LAST TUESDAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH
10th December 2019 20:00 hrs!
28th January 2020 20:00 hrs
31st March 2020 19:30 hrs AGM!!!!!!!!!
26th May 2020 20:00 hrs
28th July 2020 20:00 hrs
29th September 2020 20:00 hrs
8th December 2020 20:00 hrs Presidents Raffle !
COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2018
Committee Meetings all at 19:30hrs
November 19th 2019
January 14th 2020
March 17th 2020
May 12th 2020
July 14th 2020
september 15th 2020
November 24th 2020
ALL AT :-
Barbourne Ex Services Club
Saturday Veterans Breakfast Club at The Postal Order, 18 Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1DN . On the first Saturday of the Month at 10:00hrs onwards ( except 1st Saturday in June see details in events list below)
EVENTS AND PARADES.
ALL IN MONTHLY ORDER ( inc 2020) FOR ANNUAL EVENTS/PARADES
ADDRESS FOR Gheluvelt Park, BARBOURNE ROAD, Worcester. WR3 7AA
WFR50 28TH FEBRUARY 2020 REUNION EEVENING
Worcester Branch are organising a WFR 50th Anniversary Reunion Evening at Barbourne Ex Services Club, The Moors, Worcester WR1 3ED for WFRA Branches, Association members and all ex WFR soldiers in Worcestershire and the West Midlands area on the evening of 28th February 2020.
The evening of the 28th February will consist of, a march on of Branch Standards at 19:00hrs and a drumming display TBC. Hopefully Pte Derby and handlers will be in Attendance TBC. This will be followed by a welcome address and bar open at 19:30hrs. Music will be from the 1970`s, 80`s, 90`s and 2000`s. Food will be provided. This will be a ticketed event at £10 per person. The total amount of people for the event is 200.
Tickets £10 pp call 01905 356537 OR SEND CHEQUE TO MRS L MASSAM, 24 PROTLAND STREET, WORCESTER WR1 2NL.
PAYABLE TO W.F.R.A. WORCESTER BRANCH
TICKETS WILL ALSO BE ON SALE AT BEGINING AND END OF MEETINGS - SEE ABOVE FOR BRANCH MEETINGS IN RED. ALSO AT GHELUVELT SERVICE 27TH OCTOBER GHELUVELT PARK AND AFTER AT CLAINES RBL
Dress code is (smart dress), Blazer Regimental tie, lounge suit or jacket with Regimental tie. FURTHER DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON.
MON 6 Apr 2020: Badajoz Day
Sat May 16: 2020 WORCESTER AREA MEETING
W.F.R.A. Worcestershire Area Meeting will be on Saturday 16 May 2020.
Claines Royal British Legion Club
Mon 1st June 2020. Glorious 1st June.
Sat 6 Jun 2020: WFR Reunion – Worcester Sixways Rugby Stadium 12:00hrs
Saturday 6 June 2020.
Worcester Warriors, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Hindlip, Worcester
Entrance cost is £2 per adult
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
1200 hours Reunion opens along with the bar, food points, and display stands.
1200/1245/1315 hours Coach from Silver Street Worcester WR1 2DA to Reunion (1st come, 1st served basis).
1330 hours Tenbury Town Band plays.
1440 hours Parade Officer and Standard Bearers briefing with Parade CSM.
1445 hours Bar closes until after the parade.
1450 hours Standards placed on drums.
1500 hours Drumhead Service, Address, parade forms up and March Past.
1530 hours Bar re-opens (bar will open after the March Past).
1600 hours Raffle Draw.
1700 hours Coach to City.
1730 hours Reunion Ends.
1800 hours Coach to City.
Sun 5 Jul 2020: CRICH Annual Pilgrimage
The 96th Annual Pilgrimage to the Crich Memorial will take place on Sunday 7 July 2019. Those attending are reminded to arrive by no later than 1430 hours as the gates are closed at that time to allow for the Civic Dignitaries procession. Usual facilities/refreshments are available from 1230 hours.
Reminder from RHQ Mercian (Nottingham) office:
It is to be noted that there is to be NO camping on the site or the adjacent field. Those wishing to camp are asked to pitch at an official site.
Sat 15th Aug 2020 VJ Day . Evesham TBC
Weds 26th AUG 2020: Wreath Laying Service
In remembrance of The Worcestershire Regiment`s service in Burma, Vernon France, Malaya
Parade form up 10:50hrs
Reading of citation
Laying of wreath
1 Minute Silence
Bugler, Standard Bearers, Association/s Members
Dress Berets, Blazers, Medals.
Sat 26th October 2019: Poppy Launch Worcester Guild Hall, Main Street Worcester 10:15 for 10:30 start.
Sun 27 Oct 2019: 105th Anniversary Battle of Gheluvelt - Worcester
Standard Bearers please report at 11:00hrs. Others 11:15 for 11:30 start
In attendance will be Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff, R Walker MP, Mayor Worcester.
Claines Rbl for buffet after service if you want to attend buffet it is £5pp payments can be made to Libby massam or send by post to:- Mrs L Massam, W.F.R.A. Worcester Branch, 24 Portland Street, Worcester WR1 2NL.
Please make cheques payable to : W.F.R.A. WORCESTER BRANCH and state names of people attending
Thur 7 Nov 2019: Field of Remembrance London and Alrewas
Sun 10 Nov 2019: 101st Remembrance Sunday
Mon 11 Nov 2019 101st Anniv Armistice Day
More details on events to follow
Other Usefull Addresses
City Museum & Art Gallery, Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT
Tel 01905 721982
Address: Dancox House, Pheasant Street, Worcester WR1 2EE
Phone: 01905 721982