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September 2022

Commando and Ranger Event

September 16 - 19, 2022

This event will study the creation and reformation of the WW2 Commando and Ranger units and their notable missions from WW2 to their role today.  Based in scenic Scotland at Achnacarry, it will also study the SOE paramilitary training at Arisaig House (and surrounding estates) and will feature the usual dinner and quiz night, pertinent memento and plenty of 'hands on' for those that want to, on demolitions, booby traps, survival, camouflage and concealment, elimination of sentries and weapon handling. …

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October 2022

Visit to the Tower of London

October 28th, 2022 @ 7:25 pm - 11:45 pm
Tower of London

The evening starts at 1925 when everyone meets at the main gate (West Gate) of the Tower where I will meet you.  I will then take you on a tour of the Tower which will last an hour before retiring to the Yeoman Warders Bar, The Keys, for refreshment.  I normally conduct a raffle but this is up to you, it’s certainly not compulsory.  At 2130 we go back outside for me to brief you on the ancient Ceremony of The Keys…

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December 2022

Guild Christmas Lunch 2022

December 2nd, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A great opportunity to catch up at the end of the year; the Guild’s annual Christmas lunch will be held at the Union Jack Club, Sandell St, London SE1 8UJ (which is adjacent to Waterloo Station) on Friday 2 December. The bar opens at 11.00 a.m. and members are asked to assemble for 12.30 for lunch at 12.45 when a three course lunch will be served.  The event is informal (lounge suits and equivalent for female members and guests) and…

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January 2023

Annual Conference & AGM 2023

January 27 - 29, 2023
Milton Keynes

  Our Annual Conference and AGM weekend will be held in the Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes.  We plan to include the usual mix of activities - validation opportunities, Guild AGM (Saturday afternoon), Guild Awards Dinner, a quiz, bring-and-buy stall, and a range of speakers. More details will follow nearer the time.  

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May 2023

Guild weekend: Jersey – 2500+ years of military history

May 19 - 21, 2023

Preliminary Programme The two-day programme over the weekend (starting on Friday evening and ending Sunday evening) will include battles and battlefields from: The Hundred Years’ War The War of the Roses The English Civil War 18th century wars (including American War of Independence, Battle of Jersey 1781) WW2 and the German Occupation 1940-45 – particularly putting the Channel Islands into wider context of WW2 history We will also see the very extensive British Napoleonic and 19th century era fortifications, in…

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