Meetings held on the last Tuesday night, of every other Month (EXCEPT DECEMBER!) 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 1st OCTOBER 2022
LICHFIELD SOCIAL CLUB, PURCELL AVENUE, LICHFIELD WS13 6TS
WFRA ( Exec comm only meeting 09:30) AGM Lichfield at Lichfield Social Club, Purcell Avenue, Lichfield. WS13 6TS commence 11.30 hrs.
It is planned to hold an AGM at Lichfield Social Club at 1130 hours on Sat 1sT OCTOBER 2022.
Dates of next Branch Meetings and A.G.M.:-
NOT ALL ON LAST TUESDAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH
13th December 2022 20:00hrs
2023 All on Tuesdays in Lounge
24th January 2023 20:00hrs start
21st March 2023 19:30hrs start
30th May 2023 20:00hrs start
25th July 2023 20:00hrs start
26th September 2023 20:00hrs start
5th or 12th December 2023 20:00hrs start TBC
COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2022
Committee Meetings all at 19:30hrs
22nd November 19:30hrs
2023 Tuesdays in Lounge
10th January 19:30hrs start
14th March 19:30hrs start
16th May 19:30hrs start
11th July 19:30hrs start
12th September 19:30hrs start
21st November 19:30hrs start
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.
ADDRESS FOR Gheluvelt Park, BARBOURNE ROAD, Worcester. WR3 7AA
NEW VENUE FOR REUNION
Saturday 28th May 2022. WFRA Reunion Worcester Rugby Club, Offerton Lane, Hindlip, Worcester. WR3 8TR. 122:00 to 17:00. Same format as was at 6 Ways.
Wednesday 1st June 2022 Glorious 1st June Ceremony at Worcestershire Rgimental Stone Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. 10:30 for 10:45 start. Dress Blazer medals Beret.
Monday 20th June Guildhall Worcester, Flag Raising , Armed Forces Week. 10:30 for 10:45hrs
Saturday 25th June Freedom March Worcester by 2nd Batt Mercian Regt (old WFR) Those wishing to march behind, Cornmarket Square 11:20hrs. All others line route to Guildhall or stand with Standards at Dais at Guildhall.
Sunday JULY 3RD 2022. RHQ Mercian are pleased to announce that the 2022 Pilgrimage is being planned for Sunday 3 July. Whilst we remain hopeful that it can be held in its usual format, we are sure you can appreciate that we are bound by the Government’s final stage of the Roadmap out of Lockdown on the 21 June and any subsequent restrictions that we may have to abide by. Further details will follow, when known.
15TH AUGUST 2022, VJ DAY. Evesham
Friday 26TH AUGUST 2022. ANNUAL SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE 1ST, 2ND & 7TH BTTS VERNON FRANCE, BURMA, MALAYA. AT WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENTAL STONE GHELUVELT PARK. 10:30 FOR 10:50 START. STANDARDS, BUGLE. DRESS:- BERETS BLAZERS MEDALS
Monday 19th September 2022. Statue Unveiling at Norton Village home of Norton Barracks. Unveiling by HRH Princess Anne. Timings and details to follow. Numbers on attendance WILL be required for this. CANCELLED
SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2022.
Worcester Branch are organising a wreath laying service on Saturday 24th September 10:30hrs at the WFR Memorial Bench, Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. WR3 7AA. It is a commemoration service in memory of those killed on active service and those that served on Operation Banner.
On Sunday the 18th and Sunday 25th September there are memorial services for the 40th anniversary of Pte Martin Jessop and Cpl Leon Bush who were killed on active service. Also L/Bmdr Waller RA attached WFR.
Those of us who are committed to the late Queen`s Thanksgiving Services and other events and cannot make it to the services in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have this service to remember them and all who served on Operation Banner.
Dress: Beret, blazer. medals. If you do not have these please still come along and feel free to post on social media.
SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2022. POPPY LAUNCH GUILDHALL WORCESTER HIGH STREET. 10:30
SUNDAY 30th OCTOBER 2022. ANNUAL GHELUVELT SERVICE. STANDARD BEARERS REPORT 11:00HRS OTHERS 11:15 AFTERWARDS DRINKS AT BARBOURNE EX SERVICES. DETAILS TO FOLLOW
SUNDAY 30th OCTOBER 2022. ANNUAL GHELUVELT SERVICE. GHELUVELT MEMORIAL GHELUVELT PARK WORCESTER.
STANDARD BEARERS REPORT 11:00HRS OTHERS 11:15
BERET BLAZERS MEDALS
AFTERWARDS BUFFET, AT BARBOURNE EX SERVICES. A RAFFLE WILL BE HELD PLEASE BRING ALONG ANY PRIZES YOU WANT TO DONATE.
Monday 31ST OCTOBER, GHELUVELT DAY.
Friday 11TH NOVEMBER, ARMISTICE DAY. MEET OUTSIDE CATHEDRAL NR 'BYGONES' NEAR S.A. MEMORIAL 10:20. BERET BLAZERS MEDALS
13TH NOVEMBER, REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY. DETAILS TO FOLLOW
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