Light Infantry & Rifles Association Reunion, to include celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Light Infantry

 

Saturday 16th June 2018

 

The 2018 application form for the reunion can be found on the right.

 

2018 Reunion Programme

 

  • 0900 -   Stadium gates open for setting up stalls.
  • 1000 -  1300 Shuttle Bus from Frankwell car park (last shuttle 1245).
  • 1100 -   Bars & stalls open.
  • 1130 -   Battalion photographs inside the Stadium
    • 1LI -1130
    • 2LI -1200
    • 3LI -1230
  • 1230 -   BBQ starts.
  • 1245 -   Drinks in the Sovereign’s Suite.
  • 1345 -   Veterans fall-in on the parade square.
  • 1400 -   Drumhead Service, Review, March Past & Salute, Short speech by General Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE.
  • 1515 -   Musical entertainment
  • 1515 – 1600 Melodic Belles.
  • 1600 – 1645 Veteran’s Band and Association Buglers.
  • 1645 – 1730 Melodic Belles. 
  • 1730 -   BBQ ends.
  • 1730 -   County Songs (inter-Battalion) - assisted by the Melodic Belles!
  • 1810 -   Sounding of Retreat with the Band and Bugles of The Rifles and Association Buglers.
  • 1900 -   Pre-dinner Drinks in the Sovereign’s Suite.
  • 1900 -   Shuttle buses start.
  • 1945 -   All Ranks Dinner, Rifles Mess Band to support. 
  • 2000 -   Bars close or slightly later if it takes longer for the shuttle buses to get everyone away.

 

Gen Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE will take the salute on the Veteran’s Parade. Generals Tim Evans, Robin Brims and Mike Regan will assist in inspecting the contingents.

 

(As at 27 Dec 2017) Amendment 1.