What’s On

Sunday 15th April. Plaque dedication, Bethesda Church, Church Road, Redfield

1230. Plaque dedicated to the memory of Ern and Betty Cryer

 

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Sunday 22nd April. Plaque dedication  at Welshback Memorial.

1330 for 1400.  Two of the plaques are dedicated to Peter Austin and Paul Griffith from Bristol who lost their lives on the SS British Crown,  On 20th August 1966 the British Crown was loading cargo at Umm Said for Kwinana. At 0530 numbers 5,6 and 7 tanks exploded causing the ship to eventually become a total loss. The centre castle was totally destroyed, only the Captain and Chief Officer survived. The remained of the crew abandoned ship from the stern, clinging to the mooring bus until rescued. In all 113 officers and 6 crew lost their lives.

 

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Wednesday 25th April. ANZAC Service in the Memorial Garden 1100.

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Saturday 28th April – South West Ship Show

1000 – 1600. BAWA Social Club, Southmead

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Sunday 29th April – Memorial Service for Gerry Journeaux

RBL Whitchurch 1100hrs.

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Friday 4th May. Coffee morning at Dock Cottage.  100 – 1200

 

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Wednesday 9th May – Branch AGM followed by Members Meeting

1200 for 1230 start RBL Whitchurch

 

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Monday May 14 to Friday May 18th. Tip to Liverpool.

Majestic Coaches and awaiting confirmation regarding Mercure Atlantic Hotel.  Cost is £229.99

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Friday 1st June. Coffee morning 100-1200 Dock Cottage

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Wednesday 13th June – Members Meeting, RBL Whitchurch

1200 for 1230start

 

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Monday 19th June. Visit to Bideford to visit  Freshspring.

Contact Linda for tickets and travel details

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Sunday 24th June – Weymouth Veterans Day

 

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Saturday 30th June – Armed Forces Day. RBL Whitchurch

 

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Saturday 7th July. BBQ Dock Cottage

 

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Wednesday 11th July – Members Meeting. RBL Whitchurch

1200 for 1230 start. Buffet followed by talk

 

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Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd July. Bristol Harbour Festival.

Volunteers required

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Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th August. Vindicatrix reunion, Sharpness.

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Wednesday 8th August – Members meeting, RBL Whitchurch

1200 for 1230 start