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VJ76 WEEKEND UPDATE

Saturday, August 14, 2021

2:00 pm

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 

Vegetable Soup

Chicken Chasseur with seasonal vegetables

Gnocchi(v)

Cherry crumble

Tea/coffee

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

Panna Cotta

Tea/coffee

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.

Staying safe

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 chriswills@blueyonder.co.uk 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 chriswills@blueyonder.co.uk

Event Details

WS13 7LD
0121 244 7263