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Wymondham Branch

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Type 45 destroyer availability improving
Published: Wednesday 11th of March 2020 02:19:26 PM        


Royal Navy combatants – fitted for, but not with anti-ship missiles
Published: Thursday 5th of March 2020 07:38:11 PM        


The future of Royal Navy attack submarines
Published: Wednesday 26th of February 2020 01:52:55 PM        


Britain gets a new frigate factory
Published: Thursday 20th of February 2020 06:57:44 PM        


Bombs dumped in Irish Sea make bridge plan 'too dangerous'
Published: Friday 14th of February 2020 12:10:06 PM        


Embracing TACTICOS – the Royal Navy’s new combat management system
Published: Wednesday 12th of February 2020 01:34:55 PM        


Only seven years to wait until the Royal Navy gets a new frigate
Published: Saturday 8th of February 2020 07:50:10 PM        


The Type 31 frigate in view
Published: Friday 7th of February 2020 02:13:06 PM        


UK to strengthen sea patrols to ward off post-Brexit fishing wars
Published: Wednesday 5th of February 2020 07:46:01 PM        


Enhancing the Royal Navy’s batch II OPVs
Published: Tuesday 4th of February 2020 12:24:51 PM        


SDSR 2020 – which direction for the Royal Navy?
Published: Tuesday 28th of January 2020 01:28:13 PM        


Royal Marine recruit dies after Cornwall beach training exercise
Published: Saturday 25th of January 2020 01:28:43 PM        


Commanding the carrier – a brief history of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s captains
Published: Tuesday 21st of January 2020 07:39:20 AM        


In focus: the Royal Navy presence in the Caribbean
Published: Wednesday 15th of January 2020 02:58:04 PM        


Racism in UK military: only six people found guilty at court martial in past five years
Published: Tuesday 7th of January 2020 04:23:40 PM        


From Sea Dart to Sea Viper – area air defence for the Royal Navy
Published: Monday 6th of January 2020 08:09:11 AM        


Royal Navy vessels sent to protect shipping in Strait of Hormuz
Published: Saturday 4th of January 2020 09:47:29 PM        


What have aircraft carriers ever done for us?
Published: Saturday 4th of January 2020 06:26:29 PM        


A year in review – the Royal Navy in 2019
Published: Friday 27th of December 2019 07:30:42 AM        


Under Pressure – Book Review
Published: Wednesday 18th of December 2019 11:25:47 AM        


Aircraft carriers, dinosaurs and Max Hastings
Published: Sunday 15th of December 2019 11:07:23 AM        


Royal Navy carrier strike development – the next 18 months
Published: Thursday 12th of December 2019 10:21:00 AM        


Falklands war veteran wins apology over LGBT ban
Published: Tuesday 10th of December 2019 09:16:53 AM        


Maintenance problems for the Royal Navy mount up
Published: Sunday 8th of December 2019 08:08:05 PM        


Portsmouth Naval Base – ready to support two aircraft carriers
Published: Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 07:45:57 AM        


Election 2019: In search of the Royal Navy’s political friends
Published: Thursday 28th of November 2019 11:23:03 AM        


Photo essay: HMS Queen Elizabeth – Westlant 19 deployment – Part 4
Published: Friday 22nd of November 2019 10:37:00 AM        


When will the first Royal Navy Type 31 frigate enter service?
Published: Tuesday 12th of November 2019 04:30:27 PM        


Remembrance Sunday: thousands gather to honour the fallen
Published: Sunday 10th of November 2019 03:55:20 PM        


Remembrance 2019. We will remember them.
Published: Saturday 9th of November 2019 09:10:59 PM        

Upcoming Events

Previous Events

Sunday 15th of December

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 17th of November

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Thursday 7th of November

Brian Leak's Funeral

Funeral service for Brian Leak will be held at St Mary's Church, Attleborough on Thursday, November 7th at 12 noon, followed by cremation at Breckland Crematorium.

Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for the H.M.S Ganges Association (Cheques to: Andy Free Charity Account) may be sent c/o Andy Free Independent Family Funeral Director, Fairfields, High Street, Attleborough, NR17 2BT. (01953) 452455.


Wake at the Crown Ellingham.

Sunday 13th of October

Branch Meeting and Trafalgar Day Lunch

At the Kings Head, Ashwellthorpe 11:30


12:30 meal, followed by a quiz.


Brought forward due to several members being away in late October.

Sunday 21st of July

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 16th of June

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 19th of May

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 21st of April

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 17th of March

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 17th of February

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Tuesday 5th of February

Ladies Lunch at Peter Beales

Meet for lunch

Sunday 20th of January

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 13th of January

RNA Christmas Meal

12:00 - 2:00 @ The Stag Attleborough

Tuesday 18th of December

Fish & Chip & Quiz Night

7pm Wymondham Football Club

Sunday 16th of December

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Tuesday 11th of December

Cromer Xmas End of Pier Show

Sunday 18th of November

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 21st of October

Branch Meeting and Trafalgar Day Lunch

At the Kings Head, Ashwellthorpe

Sunday 16th of September

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 9th of September

Bournemouth Trip

9th to 11th September Bournemouth Trip

Sunday 19th of August

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Tuesday 14th of August

Ladies Lunch at Peter Beales

Meet for lunch

Thursday 9th of August

BBQ Clacton

Details to be advised

Sunday 15th of July

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Friday 13th of July

North Norfolk Railway Beer Festival

Meeting at Holt Railway Station at 10am for railway trip to Sheringham.

Beer Festival/Walk/Lunch.

Tuesday 19th of June

Lunch at Peter Beales

Meet for lunch at 12:30

Sunday 17th of June

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 20th of May

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Tuesday 8th of May

Ladies Lunch

Meet 12:30 at Peter Beales Roses

More Info including Menu

Peter Beales Roses, London Road, Attleborough, NR17 1AY

Sunday 22nd of April

St George's Day Meal

At the Kings Head, Ashwellthorpe

12:00

Sunday 15th of April

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 18th of March

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 18th of February

Branch Meeting & Annual General Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 21st of January

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 17th of December

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 19th of November

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 22nd of October

Branch Meeting & Trafalgar Day Lunch

Normal meeting including raffle at 11am followed by lunch at the Kings Head.

Please bring raffle prizes, during lunch we will have the tot and follow the meal with a quiz.

Sunday 17th of September

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 20th of August

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 23rd of July

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 18th of June

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 21st of May

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Wednesday 26th of April

Imperial War Museum London

Details to be confirmed.

Sunday 23rd of April

St George's Day Meal and Branch Meeting

At the Kings Head, Ashwellthorpe

Usual time: 11 am

Monday 3rd of April

Fish, Chips & Quiz Night

Meet 7pm at Wymondham Football Club

Sunday 2nd of April

The Solid Silver 60s Show

60s favourites the Mersey Beats, Dave Berry, Wayne Fontana and Vanity Fair and special guests from the USA Chris Montez.

Theatre Royal, Norwich - 7:30pm


5 tickets sold, row T circle if you would like join us.

Sunday 12th of March

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 12th of February

Branch Meeting & Annual General Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 8th of January

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 11th of December

Branch Meeting & Christmas Meal

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Meeting followed by Christmas Meal

Sunday 13th of November

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 9th of October

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 11th of September

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Monday 5th of September

Plymouth Trip - 5th to 8th September

Wednesday 17th of August

BBQ Clacton

Details to be advised

Sunday 14th of August

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Wednesday 10th of August

BE POP A LULA at Britannia Pier Great Yarmouth

Live and direct from London's West End.
Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury & Buddy Holly.

Tickets £17 + small booking fee

Both the Cox's and Taplin's have booked - if you would like to join us phone the Box Office on 01493 842914 booking id 88916.

Friday 15th of July

Holt - Sheringham Train / Lifeboat station Visit

Details to be advised

Sunday 10th of July

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Tuesday 5th of July

Ladies Only Avanti Coach Trip to Cambridge

Cost £17pp

This is not on the tick list so please contact Fran or Julie if interested.

Saturday 25th of June

Forces Day Meal

Kings Head, Ashwellthorpe.

Monday 13th of June

Southwold Brewery Visit & Fish & Chips

Brewery visit needs booking in advance £12 per person (min 6 persons)

Option of day in town if not interested in above.

Sunday 12th of June

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Wednesday 25th of May

Fish, Chips & Quiz Night

Meet 7pm at Wymondham Football Club

Monday 9th of May

Nifty Fifty Ten Pin Bowling

Meet 2pm on car park at NAMCO FUNSCAPE - BOWTHORPE.

Unlimited Bowling (3 hours) for just 5 per person and cup of coffee.

Optional Carvery afterwards at Little Melton.