ANNUAL DINNER POSTPONED .
JULY 2020 BRANCH AGM CANCELLED
MAY 2020 WORC`S AREA MEETING CANCELLED
W.F.R.A. REUNION 2020 CANCELLED
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 2020
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
28th July 2020 19:30 hrs NEW AGM !!! CANCELLED 29th September 2020 20:00 hrs 8th December 2020 20:00 hrs Presidents Raffle !
ALL CANCELLED UNTIL MARCH 2021 DATE TO FOLLOW
COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2018
Committee Meetings all at 19:30hrs
March 17th 2020 CANCELLED May 12th 2020 CANCELLED July 14th 2020 september 15th 2020 November 24th 2020
ALL CANCELLED :-
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
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 Rugby12:00hrs CHANGE OF VENUE !!! CANCELLED It can now be confirmed that this year’s WFRA Reunion will still be held on Saturday 6 June but at a new location:
Worcester Rugby Football Club
This self-contained venue is very close to Sixways so there should be no impact on travel times or costs for those attending. It is expected that all other details for the Reunion will remain the same as for previous years although it should be noted that following the official end of the event, at 1730 hours, the Rugby Club have kindly offered to stay open for those that wish to carry on using the facility.
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 CANCELLED 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 24th October 2020: Poppy Launch Worcester Guild Hall, Main Street Worcester 10:15 for 10:30 start. TBC
Sun 25 Oct 2020: 106th 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. TBC
Thur 7 Nov 2020: Field of Remembrance London and Alrewas
Sun 8 Nov 2020: 101st Remembrance Sunday
Weds 11 Nov 2020 101st Anniv Armistice Day No service at cathedral memorial you are encouraged to do your own pilgrimage or doorstep remembrance.
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