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Wymondham Branch

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Looking ahead – US Marine Corps aircraft to embark on board HMS Queen Elizabeth
Published: Monday 13th of May 2019 07:36:01 AM        


The navy shamed me over my sexuality. Now I’m suing it to get my medal back | Joe Ousalice
Published: Thursday 9th of May 2019 12:35:42 PM        


MoD recognises the £250M price cap for Royal Navy Type 31e Frigate is unworkable.
Published: Wednesday 8th of May 2019 11:23:50 AM        


Falklands war veteran 'forced out of navy over his sexuality' sues MoD
Published: Wednesday 8th of May 2019 11:05:32 AM        


Photo essay: New Tide-class tankers conduct replenishment at sea trials
Published: Wednesday 8th of May 2019 07:32:08 AM        


Jean Vanier obituary
Published: Tuesday 7th of May 2019 06:19:38 PM        


In focus: HMS Protector – the Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship
Published: Tuesday 7th of May 2019 07:50:16 AM        


Triple-decker: how the Mary Rose had room for 500 men
Published: Sunday 5th of May 2019 06:05:32 AM        


David Hicken obituary
Published: Friday 3rd of May 2019 05:51:55 PM        


Trouble ahead for the UK nuclear programme?
Published: Wednesday 1st of May 2019 01:06:15 PM        


And all who sail in … it? The language row over 'female' ships
Published: Friday 26th of April 2019 01:43:17 PM        


Closure of GE Rugby electric motor plant threatens supply of Royal Navy propulsion systems
Published: Thursday 25th of April 2019 03:10:37 PM        


Call to scrap visa fees for Commonwealth veterans of UK forces
Published: Wednesday 24th of April 2019 05:07:36 PM        


In focus: Royal Navy submarine special forces delivery systems
Published: Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 07:49:06 AM        


The Royal Navy and Maritime Autonomous Systems – better late than never
Published: Thursday 18th of April 2019 12:52:29 PM        


'I wasn’t aware I was suffering': Marine A talks about troops' mental health
Published: Thursday 18th of April 2019 12:01:09 AM        


What’s the best way to get rid of obsolete nuclear submarines?
Published: Tuesday 16th of April 2019 11:30:48 AM        


Maiden flight for Crowsnest – the Royal Navy’s eye in the sky
Published: Thursday 11th of April 2019 02:15:02 PM        


Dozens of Saudi military cadets trained in UK since Yemen intervention
Published: Wednesday 10th of April 2019 12:05:15 PM        


HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to her birth place for planned dry-docking
Published: Monday 8th of April 2019 06:57:28 AM        


Up close: a Royal Navy night amphibious exercise with NATO partners
Published: Sunday 7th of April 2019 07:35:15 AM        


The Royal Navy and NATO continue to rehearse and evolve amphibious capability
Published: Thursday 4th of April 2019 03:23:08 PM        


MoD criticised over £500m cost of storing obsolete submarines
Published: Wednesday 3rd of April 2019 12:01:22 AM        


In focus – the MEKO A-200 Type 31e frigate candidate
Published: Saturday 30th of March 2019 08:55:40 PM        


The Type 31e frigate candidates compared
Published: Saturday 23rd of March 2019 11:36:51 AM        


Christopher Copeman obituary
Published: Thursday 21st of March 2019 01:04:30 PM        


Has the Royal Navy solved its manpower problems?
Published: Monday 18th of March 2019 11:04:29 AM        


The Royal Navy’s oldest frigate completes a memorable global deployment
Published: Friday 15th of March 2019 10:44:40 AM        


HMS Argyll rescues all 27 crew from blazing ship in Bay of Biscay
Published: Monday 11th of March 2019 02:33:12 PM        


Commonwealth veterans face UK visa fees and deportation
Published: Friday 8th of March 2019 06:01:36 AM        

Upcoming Events

Sunday 16th of June

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Sunday 21st of July

Branch Meeting

At Wymondham Town Football Club

Previous Events

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.