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Association Diary – 2017 onwards

07 October, 2015

A post for 2017 Diary onwards to keep and eye on. Here are BRIEF details of up and coming events for your diary:-

Wednesday 7th June 17 – Summer Social. Venue – RAF Club, London. Details to follow.

Saturday 7th October 17 – Annual Reunion, AGM @ RAF Brize Norton and Ladies Guest Night, REME Lyneham. Hilton Room Rate TBD nearer the time.

Saturday 11th  Nov 17 – Revisit to Hawker Memorial @ Ligny-Thilloy, France . [Inform Sec or Chas Whitaker if attending]

Association Diary – 2017 on
Date
Event
Place
7 Jun 2017 (Wed) Summer Social. Details to follow RAF Club, London
7 Oct 2017 (Sat) AGM and 102nd Anniversary Reunion – 11:00 hrs on inc Lunch and Squadron Programme RAF Brize Norton
7 Oct 2017 (Sat) Ladies Guest Night with Guests and Music 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm Officers Mess, REME Lyneham.
 7 Oct 2017 Self Booking Room Information – (Use Code TBD)
11 Nov 2017 (Sat) Special visit to Hawker VC Memorial and Ligny-Thilloy & local remembrance ceremony with the Mayor Ligny-Thilloy in Nord Pas de Calais
The 100th Anniversary of XXIV Squadron was on 1st September 2015

Summer Social – 17th June 2015

13 April, 2015

SUMMER SOCIAL – MEMBERS & GUESTS INVITATION 

Time is fast approaching this years Summer Social. Our venue for this years event on the 17th June is The Pear Tree at Purton, nr Swindon Wilts, SN5 4ED (please note change of venue from AGM).

We did send a combined Reunion and Summer Social email earlier in the year to gauge the level of support for these events and some of you have already indicated you would be attending BUT this is the real thing. If you are coming along to the Summer Social, please reply by email with NAME/S of all those in your party and menu choices, menu choices no later than 1 week before.

The Pear Tree have agreed to individuals or groups settling up on leaving the hotel. This will be organised by the Hotel using a “raffle ticket” system, bit like your mess number really, to allow you to order drinks, wine food etc during your stay.

The three course lunch is £25 pp with arrangements in place at an additional charge for pre lunch drinks, tea/coffee to be available from 11:00 hrs, with lunch staring at 12:30 hrs.

The Lunch Menu:-

Spiced butternut squash soup, coconut cream, coriander & curry oil

Salmon cocktail with cornichon & caper, cucumber, yoghurt & grain mustard sauce

Duck, pistachio & cranberry terrine, prune puree & caramelized apple

Roast breast of corn-fed chicken, chinese five spice, sage & onion crumb, spring onion cream sauce

Smoked Wiltshire pork tenderloin, apricot & bacon sauce, finished with cream & tarragon

Baked fillet of sea bream, soy, lime & ginger with anise & cardamom scented rice

Aubergine & feta roulade, toasted hazelnuts, grilled courgette

Iced raspberry parfait, toasted meringue & raspberry coulis

Warm treacle tart, apple & cinnamon smoothie

Dark chocolate meringue arliquin, coffee bean sauce

If you are coming along, early decisions are needed as they are very popular events. Max numbers are 48 in total.

Association Calendar Events for 2014 on

21 October, 2013

 

Association Diary – 2014 on
Date
Event
Place
4 October 2014 (Sat) AGM and 99th Anniversary Reunion – (getting close) 11:00 hrs on inc lunch and Squadron Programme RAF Brize Norton
4 October2014 (Sat) Ladies Guest Night with Music and transport 6:15pm from Witney; then Burford; BZN at 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm Service Mess, RAF Brize Norton
11 November 2014 (Tue) XXIV Sqn Association Visit to Hawker Memorial ARRAS & LIGNY-THILLOY
17 Jun 2015 (Wed) Summer Social The Pear Tree at Purton, nr Swindon. NOTE – This is a change since the AGM
11 September 2015 (Fri) Centenary Dinner Officers Mess, RAF Brize Norton
12 September 2015 (Sat) Centenary Friends and Family Day RAF Brize Norton
100th Anniversary of XXIV Squadron – 1st September 2015

Association Events for 2013

06 March, 2013
Social Calendar for 2013/14
Date
Event
Place
5 June 2013 (Wed) Summer Social – 11:45hrs on (please phone Secretary to confirm and return order form to Dick). Meet & Greet at Richard & Jackie Gould’s, Sunningwell then lunch at The Flowing Well near bye The Flowing Well, Sunningwell, OX13 6RB – was The Greyhound
4 October 2013 (Fri) Informal off base Evening Session – 8pm onwards for those arriving Friday evening. The Woolsack Bar, Bay Tree Hotel, Sheep Street, Burford OX18 4LW
5 October 2013 (Sat) AGM and 98th Anniversary Reunion – 11:00 hrs on inc lunch and Squadron Programme Coral Room, Officers’ Mess, RAF Brize Norton
5 October2013 (Sat) Ladies Guest Night with Music and transport 6:15pm from Witney; then Burford; BZN at 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm Officers’ Mess, RAF Brize Norton

Up and Coming Diary Dates between Nov 2012 and Oct 2013

08 October, 2012

A new post to keep and eye on. Here are BRIEF details of up and coming events for your diary:-

Sunday 11th  Nov 12 – Revisit to Hawker Memorial @ Ligny-Thilloy, France . [Inform Sec or Chas Whitaker if attending]

Wednesday 5th June 13 – Summer Social with pre lunch drinks with Jackie and Dick Gould prior to Lunch in the Abingdon area, Oxon.

Saturday 5th October 13 – Annual Reunion, AGM & Guest Night @ RAF Brize Norton

Up and Coming Diary Dates – Nov 2011 – Oct 2012

02 October, 2011

A new category of posts to keep and eye. Here are BRIEF details of up and coming events for your diary:-

Sunday 6th Nov 11 – Pisa Accident Commemoration Ceremony and Service @ XXIV HQ Brize Norton. [Inform Sec or Chairman if attending]

Friday 11th Nov 11 – Inauguration of Hawker Memorial @ Ligny-Thilloy

Wednesday 6th June 12 – Summer Social pre lunch drinks and lunch at the Crown Blokley, Glos

Saturday 6th October 12 – Annual Reunion, AGM & Guest Night @ RAF Brize Norton