Programme for the 2010 Reunion

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR THE YEAR 2010 XXIV SQUADRON ASSOCIATION REUNION

Friday 1st October OPTIONAL INFORMAL GET TOGETHER

19:00 hrs onwards                    Option informal Evening Session @ Hilton Hotel, M4 – J16 Swindon, Phone 01793 881777 for reservations and room rates. See also Newsletter for other Hotels and Booking details. (This additional item on the programme is a request from the 2005 AGM and is on casual basis to be arranged outside Committee)

Saturday 2nd October REUNION AND AGM

10:00 to 10:55 hrs           Association members gather in Station Conference Room.  Light refreshments.

11:00 to 11:45 hrs           Association Annual General Meeting in Station Briefing Room.

Guests and non-association persons remain in Station Conference Room.

12:00 to 12:30 hrs           Presentation by OC 24 Squadron W/C Andy Bacon

13:00 to 13:30 hrs           Fork Lunch in Station Conference room.

12:00 to 16:00 hrs           Cash Bar Facilities and Light Refreshments available in Conference room.

13:30 to 16:00 hrs           Association members and guests are invited to take part in the following activities.  Please annotate the appropriate lists in the entrance hall of 24 Sqn for the various visits in which you wish to take part

DISPLAY OF SQUADRON HISTORY

VISIT TO STATIC AIRCRAFT

TOUR OF STATION AND AIRFIELD

LEARN to FLY A C130J SIMULATOR (Subject to Confirmation)

FLY IN THE REAL C130J (Subject to Confirmation)

RAFFLE and PRIZES (Subject to Confirmation)

16:00 to 17:00 hrs           Association Members disperse

Saturday 2nd October FORMAL LADIES GUEST NIGHT EVENING DINNER

19:00 to 19:30                Coach picks up Members and Guests at designated Hotel and onward to Sergeants Mess

19:30 to 20:00 hrs              Pre-dinner drinks followed by Dinner in the Sergeants Mess.

MENU

Starter             Loch Fine salmon

Main course    Pan-fried Sirloin/Rib Eye Steak, New Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables & Fine Green Beans

Sweet              Rhubarb and Saffron Brule

There will be Gluten Free and Veggie meals available if pre ordered.

Just to remind you we will have drinks on arrival, wine with dinner and port for the toasts but not Liqueurs.

Dress: Mess Kit/Dinner Jackets, Ladies appropriate evening attire, minimum mid calf length dress. MEMBERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INVITED GUESTS ADHERENCE TO THE DRESS CODE.

20:00 onwards                 Reunion Dinner and Formal Guest Night c/w live music with serving personnel of 24 Sqn, Association Members and Guests.

00:00 to 00:30                Coach picks up at Sergeants Mess for return to J16 Hotels.

VEHICLE & SECURITY PASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE MAIN GATE ON ARRIVAL FOR THE SATURDAY PROGRAMME of EVENTS

THE COMMITTEE AND SQUADRON LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO THE WEEKEND REUNION.

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3 Responses to “Programme for the 2010 Reunion”

  1. The 24 Sqn Assoc Sec Says:

    A brief sit rep as of 24 Aug on returns so far.

    Friday Evening – 8
    Saturday AGM & Lunch – 39
    Saturday Dinner – 42
    Coach Seats Required – 19

    and the postman is still popping them through the letter box.

    Regards for now

  2. Chas Furlong Says:

    Hello, I just wondered if there is a list of names of members who are attending the dinner/dance on the Saturday. This hopefully will jog my fading memories of life on the squadron!

    Chas
    1960-65

  3. the24sec Says:

    Chas – our numbers in total will be around 90 including serving Squadron personnel, so quite a lot to remember.

    Association members who are attending are:-

    Gp Cpt Richard Bates
    Mr Keith Bossy
    Mr David Burgin
    Wg Cdr Chris Carrington
    Mrs E Carter
    Grp Cpt Keith Chapman
    Sir John Cheshire
    Mr Graham Clarke
    Mr Nev Cooper
    Mr Mike Coumbe
    Mr Brian Cowin
    Grp Cpt Mike Davis
    Mr Malcom Fenton
    Mr Chas Furlong
    Mr Gerry Gaire
    AM Dick Gould
    Mr Kevin Groves
    Mr Roger Hale
    Mr John Hall
    Mr Clive Harley
    Mr Graham Harradine
    Mr Bill Holden
    Mr Graham Jones
    Mr Don Kilpatrick
    Mr Bryan Kingscote
    Mr Mike Long
    Mr Henry Luxton
    Wg Cdr Len Marshall
    Mr John Martin
    Mr Tom Norcross
    Mr Geof Norton
    Mr Dom Parkinson
    Mr Trevor Paterson
    Mr Roger Payne
    Mrs April Porter
    Mr Keith Rayner
    Mr Lyn Rogers
    Mr Phil Sharman
    Mr Derek Stewart
    Grp Cpt Patrick Tootal
    Mr Alan Turner
    Mr Lionel Warrington
    Mr Stan Webb
    Mr Chas Whitaker
    Mr Sam Wright
    Dr Nick Yerbury

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