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     BRANCH   MEETINGS.

Meetings held on the last Tuesday night, of every other Month at,   Barbourne Ex-Services Club
The Moors
WORCESTER
WR1 3ED

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.

 

         W.F.R.A........A.G.M`s.

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 SATURDAY  13 th  OCTOBER 2018

LICHFIELD SOCIAL CLUB, PURCELL AVENUE, LICHFIELD WS13 6TS 

WFRA AGM Lichfield :- will be held on Saturday  14 th October at Lichfield Social Club, Purcell Avenue, Lichfield. WS13 6TS commence 11.30 hrs.

 

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Dates of next Branch Meetings  and A.G.M.:- 

25th SEPTEMBER    2018              20:00hrs

11th DECEMBER 2018                 20:00 hrs   NEW DATE!!!!!!

 

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS  2018 

Committee Meetings all at 19:30hrs                                  

SEPTEMBER - WEDNESDAY 12th.      

NOVEMBER - WEDNESDAY 14th

ALL AT :-

Barbourne Ex Services Club

The Moors

Worcester

WR1 3ED

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)

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              EVENTS AND PARADES.

ADDRESS FOR   Gheluvelt Park, BARBOURNE ROAD,  Worcester.  WR3 7AA

Sunday 12th August 2018

Worcester Show, Gheluvelt Park. Set up 08:30 all cars to be removed from showground there is a £3 car park fee.

Wednesday 15th August 2018.10:45hrs

VJ Day, Burma Star, The Almonry Heritage Centre Abbey Gate Evesham Worcestershire. WR11 4BQ .

Sunday 26th August 2018

At the Worcestershire Regimental Stone, Gheluvelt Park, BARBOURNE ROAD,  Worcester.  WR3 7AA .  Short Wreath laying Ceremony in Memory of The Worcestershire Regiment who served at Vernon France, Burma and Malaya. Usual format. Standards & Bugle, Dress:- Berets, Blazers, Medals. If you can spare the time please do.

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Coach trip Army Museum.

Coach trip

Wed 12th September. Coach trip to National Army Museum, Chelsea which was re-opened last year after a multi-million pound refit. Depart Croft Road car park Worcester 0900 hours prompt, leave London 1600 hours. Cost of coach £15 ( this cost £15 is a special offer to Branch Members only)a head for members and wives/partners, £20 for guests. Cost of parking a car at Croft Road for the day is £3.50. Entrance to NAM is free but there is a charge of £5 for those wishing to attend a conducted tour of the temporary Special Forces exhibition on arrival. NAM may also be able to arrange a free conducted tour of other parts of the museum in the afternoon. There is a good café in the museum. For those not interested in visiting the museum the Kings Road and Sloane Square are a short walk or taxi ride away – a good opportunity for some early Christmas shopping. Please bring one or more guests in order to reduce the subsidy which the Friends account will pay. Please fill in and return the slip below with a cheque payable to ‘MRM Worcs (Friends).

Visit to National Army Museum, 12th September 2018. Please fill in and return this 6th August to -

 

Mercian Regt Museum

Dancox House

Pheasant St

Worcester WR1 2EE

From…………………………………………………………………………..

 

Please reserve………seats on the coach@ £15 and…………@ £20 and………..tickets @ £5 for the SF

 

exhibition. I enclose a cheque payable to MRM Worcs (Friends) for £…………

 

Friday 14th september 2018

Grenadiers Concert, Cathedral. Tickets £20 & £15 from Worcester Live

 

Saturday 15th September Drumhead Service 12:00hrs Gheluvelt Park (Pump House end) Band of the Grenadier Guards will be present. All Services Associations and Cadets will be present for a Drumhead Service to mark the end of WW100 in Worcestershire. All services Standards will be on parade. It will be on the same theme as the Remembrance Service at the Albert Hall. The Worcestershire Regiment Silver Drums will be used for the Altar. There will be displays and stalls

 

23rd September 2018  NMA. Mercian Grove 10:45 for 11:00 Start. There will be a service and march past at the Mercian Volunteer Grove to mark the service of the Territorials and Volunteers in WW1.  Tenbury Wells Band will be providing the music. This will be followed by Mercian family picnic (please bring own picnic or there is cafe on site) WFRA Standards and members very welcome to share this day with MVRA . Those that are interested in the trip to the National memorial Museum at Alrewas to give their names and monies (£8 pp) to Libby. Coach pick ups 08;00 Malvern Link Opposite Co Op. 08:15 Bullring St Johns. 08:30 Prompt Croft Rd car park Worcester. Return approx 16:00hrs. Please email ASAP if you would like to go on this trip.

October Poppy Launch at Guild hall Worcester

Date and details to follow

Saturday - Sunday 20 - 21st October 2018

A weekend celebration of the Worcesters at St peters garden Centre on saturday the 20 -21st October This will consist of Arts and Craft activities inside the main building. It will be open to anyone but especially children. They can make Air Dry Clay Poppies & paint them. Plus we want them to add to a Frieze of their ideas relating to the Worcestershire Soldiers. Plus other things.

 On the Sunday we would hope that we could build a mountain of poppies in the commemorative Garden and host a service of Remembrance in the morning, followed by Tea/coffee and cakes for all. Bearing in mind the massive amount of pressure being put on you guys to attend all sorts of events, would you think it feasible that the lads would be prepared to attend the Sunday morning service, with the Standards and bugle

Sunday October 28th 104th Anniversary of The Battle of Gheluvelt 11:15 for 11:30 Service 

Details on this and provision of food to follow

Sunday 11th November 2018

Remembrance Sunday.

Thursday 15th November 2018

Ombersley Church parade. Standards, Bugle and as many members as possible to attend Ombersley Church on the 15th November 2018 where there will be children from the local school who will perform hand bell ringing. The Standards are requested to march down aisle of church and bugle to be played from gallery followed by 1 minute silence after the bell ringing there is an exhibition ww1 tent outside. The children will want to talk to Branch members. It is also requested that someone could talk about the Worcestershire Regiment serving in WW1 for 5 minutes.

 

More details  on events to follow

Other Usefull Addresses

City Museum & Art Gallery, Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT

Tel 01905 721982

Web
www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Museum Archives

Address: Dancox House, Pheasant Street, Worcester WR1 2EE

Phone: 01905 721982


 

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