Saturday, August 14, 2021
If you are unable to join us at Lichfield Cathedral in person, then please join us via live streaming. Here is the streaming link for the COFEPOW VJ76 service.
At present it is privately listed so you won’t see anything until just before the service is due to commence at 2.00 p.m.
Everyone needs to be in their seats by 1.45 p.m. before the Lord-Lieutenant Sir Ian Dudson and Mrs Dudson arrive and for the service to commence at 2.00 p.m.
The dedication of the new COFEPOW Standard and the Address will be taken by the Bishop of Lichfield, Rt. Rev. Dr Michael Ipgrave OBE
Service should end about 3.00 p.m.
Tea/coffee or a soft drink and biscuits will be served on the lawn at the front of the Cathedral.
If you can’t attend Lichfield Cathedral in person, then please join us via live streaming. Here is the streaming link for the COFEPOW VJ76 service. https://youtu.be/ifOmG1WXLyM At present it is privately listed so you won’t see anything.
Dinner at the NMA on Saturday evening 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. at a cost of £23.25 per head
Chicken Chasseur with seasonal vegetables
Hosted by Sir Henry Every Bt
After Dinner Speaker Jon Cooper – presenting ‘Tartan Tenko’
Members and their guests arriving for dinner on Saturday evening, at the NMA, do not need to pre-order a parking space.
NMA Sunday 15 August
10.30– 11.45 a.m. (approx) AGM
12.30p.m. – Service and re-laying of wreaths from the Cathedral
1.00p.m. – Fly past by a Spitfire
1.30p.m. – Lunch at a cost of £19 per head
Turkey with full trimmings and seasonal vegetables
Mushroom and Spinach Stroganoff with Long Grain Rice
Hosted by Sir Henry Every Bt
After Dinner Speaker – Keith Oseman presenting the Hope Robinson Letters.
The afternoon should end around 4.00 – 4.30 p.m.
Anyone coming to the NMA on Sunday 15 August must pre-book a parking place with the NMA https://www.maximcloud.co.uk/nationalmemorialarboretum/eventslist/ Tickets will be released for this event on Thursday 29 July 2021.
Anyone coming to any of the above events, should take a ‘lateral flow test’ forCovid-19 before they leave home. If you want to wear a mask, whilst walking around indoors – please do.
If you want to attend any or all of these events, there are still places available and there is still time:-
Dinner – Saturday 14 August at 7.00 p.m. and/or Lunch – Sunday 15August at 1.30 p.m.
Closing date for booking your place, for one or both of the meals, is 31 July.
Please contact Chris Wills by telephone on 0121 244 7263 or bye mail on email@example.com and send a cheque, made payable to COFEPOW, for the appropriate amount to Chris Wills, 74 The Greenway, Sutton Coldfield B73 6SG.
Or by bank Transfer to COFEPOW
Sort Code: 77-66-08 Account: 39157268 please mark it clearly for VJ76
Or go on to the Website and pay by PayPal again, please mark it clearly for VJ76.
Lichfield Cathedral Service or the Service at the FEPOW Building (no charge for either), please contact Chris Wills by telephone on 0121 244 7263 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org