In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the RAF Regt is exercising the Freedom of Richmond at 1030 hrs on 12th May 2017. All are welcome to view the parade. In addition Richmond Town Council have agreed to invite The National Standard and Association Branches to parade their branch standard. However, due to the pace, 120 Beats per minute and the incline along the route and cobblestones, Standards will join the column at an appropriate point prior to passing the saluting dais. Branches that wish to parade their standard must inform the National Secretary by no later than 30thApril. Standard Bearers must be at the forming up point of Nunns Car Park no later than 0900 on 12th May. The NMC will pay travel expenses to and from Richmond for branch standard bearers at the rate of 25 pence per mile. Claim forms can be requested from the National Secretary.
RAF Regt Chapel Re-dedication Service & Reception
On Saturday 13th May 2017, the RAF Regt Assoc is organising the annual Re-dedication of the RAF Regiment Chapel at St Anne’s Church, Catterick Village at 1300 hrs. All serving, ex-RAF Regt members and guests are welcome to attend. The Queen’s Colour of the RAF Regt will parade for both events. Invited and paying guests will attend a reception at Catterick Golf Club at 1430 hrs.