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Jean Stubley                Social Secretary        01452 300878            social@adenveterans-glos.co.uk

 

2024

Wednesday 6th March. First Wednesday lunch, 12 for 1230 hours. The Old Forge Inn, A38, Whitminster, GL2 7NY. Click here for Menu.

On the A38 at Whitminster, pass the entrance to the Chinese and Whitminster Inn. Joined on is the Fish & ChipThe publicas shop  and a grocers store in the same complex. Turn immediately left. The Old Forge Inn is on the corner of the A38 and the lane you turned onto.

Note: The publican, George Rose is ex Navy. He took it over in April 2023 and it looks like he has a lot of work to do as the pub is a bit run down inside, though the dining tables look new. Anyway, he is delighted to welcome us and its good that we support an ex Forces chap by giving his pub a try. All the menu prices have been discounted by £2 per item which gives us a very good deal.

 

Wednesday 3rd April. AVA Gloucestershire Quarterly Meeting at the Stroud Conservative Club, 11.00 hours.

Saturday and Sunday, 20/21 April. Possible visit to the Jet Age Museum, Staverton with our display. Please check this out with Rick.

Sunday 28th April. ANZAC Day parade at Leighteron Cemetery. Assemble at 14.45 at the cemetery. No parade but Standards are welcomed.

Wednesday 1st May. First Wednesday lunch, 12 for 1230 hours. Venue to be decided. Please ask Jan for information.

Wednesday 5th June. First Wednesday lunch, 12 for 1230 hours. Venue to be decided. Please ask Jan for information.

Wednesday 12th June. Earthcott Green Memorial Service. 10.00 hours for coffee before Service at 11.00 hours in the chapel the wreath laying at the War Moemorial followed by a buffet lunch.

Friday 21st until Monday 24th June. Weymouth Veterans weekend. Further details from Sylvia Johnson, telephone 01305 833188.

Saturday 29th June. National Armed Forces Day.

Wednesday3rg July. AVA Gloucestershire Branch Annual General meeting at the Stroud Conservative Club, 11.00 hours followed by a buffet lunch.

Wednesday 7th August. First Wednesday lunch, 12 for 1230 hours. Venue to be decided. Please ask Jan for information.

Monday 26th August. Dedication for aircrew of Halifax MZ311 at thr crash site on Cleeve hill. Details of transport to follow.

Wednesday 2nd September. First Wednesday lunch, 12 for 1230 hours. Venue to be decided. Please ask Jan for information.

Friday 6th until Sunday 8th September. The National Aden Veterans Association Annual General Meeting and Reunion in Blackpool. Further details in the March issue of the Dhow journal.

Sunday 15th September.  Battle of Britain Service, Cheltenham.

Wednesday 2nd October. Gloucestershire Branch quarterly meeting 11.00 hours at the Stroud Conservativs Club.

Sunday 10th November. Remembrance Day Service in Cheltenham 11.00 hours.

Friday 29th November. 57th Anniversary of the Withdrawal of British Troops from Aden.

Wednesday 4th December. possible date for AVA Gloucestershire branch Christmas lunch.

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