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January 2021

AGM 2021, Online

January 30th, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Given that the Covid 19 and travel restrictions, it has been agreed to hold the Annual General Meeting online. It is hoped that under these arrangements those who normally attend will do so as well as many more who, for whatever reason, are not able to make the travel arrangements to do so. We have capacity for all of our members to attend, so let's make it a record attendance! The normal Annual Conference has been cancelled but we will…

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Awards and Badge Presentation, Online

January 30th, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Guild Awards presentation and presentation of badges to newly-accredited guides will take place shortly after the Annual General Meeting (exact starting time will be announced at the end of the AGM).  Registration details can be found in the Membership area of the Guild website under "2021 AGM and Awards Ceremony".

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April 2021

EOD, Malta

April 9 - 11, 2021
Malta Malta + Google Map

The Guild recce to Malta will take place from the 9th to the 11th of April 2021. The theme of the recce is the defence of Malta during WW2, with the emphasise being on the Explosive Ordnance Disposal capability of the Islands. It will also cover air and sea campaigns, the experience of the Maltese population and the Axis plans to invade the islands to provide background and context. There will also be a presentation on the siege of Malta in 1565.…

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May 2021

Guild Portuguese Peninsular War Recce – Rescheduled Dates

May 16 - 21, 2021
Oporto Portugal + Google Map
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This Recce had been scheduled to take place in April 2020 but was postponed as Europe went into Covid 19 lock-down which prevented all but non-essential travel. The recce has now been provisionally rescheduled to 16th to 21st May 2021. If travel is still difficult in May, we are looking at further alternative dates for later in 2021. Please contact the organiser if you are interested in going if you were not down to go on the original recce dates…

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September 2021

Special Forces in the UK

September 11 - 12, 2021
Poole United Kingdom + Google Map

The Guild Special Forces recce will take place on the 11th and 12th September 2021 in the Poole area. The theme of the recce is the development of Special Forces capabilities during WW2 and will study the Special Operations Executive, The Auxiliary Units, the Special Raiding Force, Special Forces Communications, Air support to SF operations, MI9, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, the COPPs and Operation Frankton. This promises to be a packed weekend with lots of historical info and a…

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November 2021

Somme Recce (Provisional)

November 1 - 5, 2021
TBC

Taking a Guild recce format with participating Guild members passing on their knowledge of the battlefield and tour tips based on experience. Participants will be invited to share their knowledge with the group as we visit possible "stands" around the battlefields. Newcomers to the Guild and battlefield guiding on the Western Front need not be concerned that your knowledge may not match that of experienced members. That is the whole point of recces to gain information and you will be…

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December 2021

Guild Christmas Lunch 2021

December 3rd, 2021
Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, Lambeth
London, SE1 8UJ
+ Google Map
TBC

A great opportunity to catch up at the end of a battlefield guiding season and at the Union Jack Club, Waterloo, London as usual. Full details will be provided later in the year.

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