Association Events 2019

16 MARCH 2019
ARRIVE 1030
AGM - RAF Club
1100 Arrival and Coffee
1130 Annual General Meeting,
1230 Presentation Of New Badge to RAF Club ‘Official’ Presentation of a new ‘Moon and Sword’ 600 Squadron badge.
Saturday
16 March 2019
Charity Event 600 Sqn
600 Squadron Friends & Families Party
The 600 Sqn Ents Team have kindly invited Association Members and partners to this event. It is also time to bid Cpl Gary Edgerton’s farewell after 10 years at 600 Sqn.
Tickets will cost £5.00 per person and snacks/ light buffet and Bar available.
Costumes are encouraged but optional. The Party will also include a Disco and Karaoke
SUNDAY
7 APRIL 2019
Service to Commemorate the Formation of the Royal Air Force -
Applications for Tickets usually via the RAF Ceremonial Office. Cut-off date Feb 19.
2-6 MAY 2019600 Sqn Visit to Dutch Cemeteries –
Coincides with the Dutch Liberation Day 4 May. Association wreath to be laid.
Association Members welcome to attend with 600 Sqn but visit must be self-funded.
SUNDAY
12 MAY 19
The Annual Service of Homage -
This event commemorates the biggest loss for the Squadron during WWII. Arrive 1030, Service held at 1045, Matins at 1100-1215. Inform Peter if you wish to attend, he will send out further details. Association Standard on Parade-Volunteer required.
2-9 JUNE 2019NORMANDY VETERANS TOUR
Call Out to Normandy Veterans - D-Day 75 The Royal British Legion (RBL) recently announced that they have chartered a ship via travel provider Arena Travel, the MV Boudicca, to provide a fully funded tour for 300 Normandy Vets; each with one carer. RBL are asking ex-Service Associations to help communicate this opportunity.
TUES
10th July
The RAF 100 Centenary Parade will take place at Buckingham Palace. Approx. 1500 personnel will be on parade consisting of RAF regulars and reserves of which 150 RAuxAF will be involved in various ceremonial activities. A flypast is arranged to coincide with the parade.
TO BE CONFIRMED
(2) JUNE 2019
The Federation of London Old Comrades Associations (FLOCAS) Parade –
The Parade commences at 1030. Association wreath to be laid. Lunch is available after the Parade and costs approx. £20-25. Inform Peter if you wish to attend, he will send out further details. Association Standard on Parade - Volunteer required.
TO BE CONFIRMED
JUNE 2019
Armed Forces Flag Raising events -
Various events in the week leading up to Armed Forces Day. Inform Peter if you wish to be sent further information for dates and times once received.
Association Standard on Parade - Volunteer required.
TO BE CONFIRMED MID AUGUST 2019An Informal ceremony to mark the Battle of Britain. Planned each year at the National Memorial Alrewas (NMA). Anyone who wishes to attend arrives 0930-1000, the commemoration and service takes place at the RAuxAF Memorial, after which the dedication of memorial stones and laying of wreaths and flowers takes place. Associations, Veterans and guests are welcome to attend but the event is self-funded.
SUNDAY
15 SEPTEMBER 2019
Battle of Britain Service at Westminster Abbey -.
Applications for Tickets usually via the RAF Ceremonial Office. If sufficient members are interested, the Events Co-ord can submit a consolidated bid. Apply via Peter.
FRIDAY
18 OCTOBER 2019
600 Squadron’s Annual All Ranks ‘Butchers’ Dinner –
Timings and Costs to follow with further instructions. Association members are welcome to attend and places allocated to Association members only, however,
if the event is undersubscribed and spare places available then guests may be allowed. Inform Peter if you wish to attend and he will provide further details.

Association members who wish to attend any of the events above are requested to complete the contact form below, detailing (in the message field) the events you are interested in:

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Many Thanks.

The Committee.

Praeter Sescentos