The Regimental Weekend of the Border Regiment

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The Regimental Weekend of the Border Regiment

Postby kerchi » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:47 pm

The Regimental Weekend for the Border Regiment and the King's Own Royal Border Regiment will be the 8th, 9th and 10th of May, 2009.If you think you can make this event then don't miss out! Go along, have a great day and tell us all about it when you get back!
Information couretsy of the Regimental Museum, Carlisle.
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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Re: The Regimental Weekend of the Border Regiment

Postby kerchi » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:52 pm

Additional information regarding the Regimental weekendThe 2009 Regimental Weekend is to be held over the weekend 8-10 May 2009 in Carlisle.  All members of The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment are welcome to attend.  Please note that 2009 is the Golden Jubilee of the amalgamation of The King’s Own Royal Regiment and The Border Regiment. Click here to down load the details: [url=http://www.kingsownbordermuseum.btik.com/attachments/regtlWkndMay09WebProforma.pdf]http://www.kingsownbordermuseum.btik.co ... oforma.pdf[/url]The programme for the weekend is:FRIDAY 8th MAYBorder Regimental Reunion Supper Dance 1930 hrs for 2000 hrs in The Shepherds Inn, Carlisle; music by The Big Band Sound.  Tickets £16 each (cheques payable to 1 Border Regt.) from John Mallinson, 7 Empire Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 5PA  tel. 01228-520877.SATURDAY 9th MAYMorning - The King’s Division Recruiting Team will hopefully erect the ‘Zip’ Wire and Paint Ball Range on the Castle Green. Re-enactors and Vintage Military Displays in the Castle.

Afternoon - Cumbria ACF Band Display, on the Castle Square. Re enactors and Vintage Military Displays, in the Castle.The Regimental Museum will be open every day 0930 hrs to 1700hrs. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for members of the Regimental Family.

Displays will feature the history of The King’s Own Royal Border Regiment 1959-2006, including the Arroyo Drums, 1st Battalion’s Drums and 1980 (Weeton) Colours and uniform.Evening - The Golden Jubilee King’s Own Royal Border Regiment Supper Dance 1900 for 1930rs at the Shepherds Inn; jacket and tie. Tickets £18.00 each.  This will be for a three course meal and for two bottles of wine per table of 10.  Please make your cheques payable to The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment.  (Please inform CHQ if you wish to reserve places or a table).

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The Corps of Drums of Cumbria ACF will give a Drumming Display after the meal.

SUNDAY 10 MAY Golden Jubilee Regimental Thanksgiving Service and Parade

1130 hrs Veterans, Soldiers and Cadets form up in the Castle (Veterans may
join the Parade on Castle Street).We are hoping that all Branches will be represented and that their Standards will be parading, on this special occasion.1215 hrs Thanksgiving Service in the Cathedral.1300 hrs March back to Castle.Deputy Colonel takes salute.
Deputy Colonel to inspect the parade.
Deputy Colonel to present medals and awards.

1330 hrs Curry Lunch in Burma Block.To enable County Headquarters to plan, will you please Download or print  and return the attached proforma [url=http://www.kingsownbordermuseum.btik.com/attachments/RegtlWkndMay09WebProforma.pdf]http://www.kingsownbordermuseum.btik.co ... oforma.pdf[/url] with your cheque/cheques made out appropriately as soon as possible but in any event by 29 APRIL 2009.

We look forward to seeing you.Information from the Regimental Museum website.
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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