Events


Here you'll find a number of events where we commemorate the Regiment. Please check back as details may change.

FEBRUARY

Saturday 24th - Founders Day, Tilshead
10.00 - Meet at Tilshead Village Hall SP3 4RY
11.30 - Service at the Stones - these are located up a hill from the village at the end of a farm track.

MARCH

Saturday 23rd - Commemoration of Operation VARSITY, Markshall Estate

10.00 - Meet at Markshall Estate for Service

MAY

Saturday 11th Service at the 'Renkum Stone', National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas
10.15 - Meet at Visitor Centre DE13 7AR
11.00 - Service

Lunch at own expense and an opportunity to learn more about the Regiment and the Society.
Entry to the NMA is free but, to help with numbers on site, visitors are asked to book in.

JUNE

Saturday 1st - D-Day 80th Commemoration Service at Tarrant Rushton

12.00  -  Meet at  memorial Windy Corner Tarrant Rushton, Blandford DT11 8SB
13.00 - Service 

5th – 6th D-Day 80th Commemorations – Normandy, France

Saturday 8th - D-Day Service at the Harwell Stone, Harwell Campus, Didcot
17.30 - Gather near the Stone on Perimeter Road OX11 0PG
18.00 - Service 

Parking is a short walk from the Stone.


JULY
Wednesday 10th July - Italy Star Association, Service of Remembrance and Dedication, Canterbury
13.00 - Meet at ISA National Memorial, Westgate Gardens CT1 2BQ

SEPTEMBER

 

Sunday 1st September Commemoration of the Double Hills crash, Paulton near Bristol
13.30 pm - Meet at Recreation Ground, Tennis Court Road BS30 7LY

The Memorial is a five minute walk across a field. Transport is available.

Double Hills is the annual commemoration to mark the first casualties of Operation Market Garden. On 17th September 1944, 23 men who were destined for Arnhem, lost their lives when Glider RJ113 crashed into a meadow called Double Hills near Paulton in Somerset.

 

Saturday 7th September (TBC) - The New Forest Airfields Memorial Annual Commemoration

 

14.00 pm Bransgore, Christchurch BH23 8EB

 

During World War 2 there were 12 Airfields located in the New Forest which supported aircrew from many nations in many flying roles. The airfields played a prominent role in the build-up to D-Day. To recognise this immense task and sacrifice, the New Forest Airfields Memorial was created at which an annual commemoration is held each year to honour the people who worked and the aircrew who were lost.

Sunday 8th September (TBC) - Arnhem Service, Down Ampney

11.00 am All Saint's Church, Down Ampney - Commemorating Market Garden

Arnhem 80th Commemorations – Netherlands

(A selection of key commemorations and events for 2024)

 

Friday 20th September
 09.00 Wreath-laying Airborne Monument the Needle, Oosterbeek

19.15 Memorial Service & Wreath-laying Airborne Square (Bear Pit) John Frost Bridge

 

Saturday 21ST September
 09.30 Air landings and public activities – Ginkel Heath, Ede

11.30 Commemoration and Wreath-laying – Ginkel Heath, Ede

 

Sunday 22ND September
 11.00 Airborne Memorial Service – CWWG Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Oosterbeek
  15.00 Commemoration at the Gilder Pilots Airborne bench, Wolfheze

 

Other events dates yet to be confirmed :-

Visit and tour of the De Havilland Museum

Evening tour of the Tower of London