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Sat, 16 Jun


Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Light Infantry Reunion 2018 (LI 50) 16 Jun 18

The 2018 Reunion on 16 Jun 18 will incorporating celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the Regiment (LI50). From now on tickets for the Reunion will cost £10 per adult, children under the age of 18 are free. The entrance fee includes a free BBQ only for this year.

Registration is Closed
Light Infantry Reunion 2018 (LI 50) 16 Jun 18
Light Infantry Reunion 2018 (LI 50) 16 Jun 18

Time & Location

16 Jun 2018, 09:00 – 22:00

Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Rd, Shrewsbury SY2 6ST, UK

About The Event

Tickets are to be booked through the Rifles Office Shrewsbury, follow the link below for the Booking Form in PDF format. LI Reunion Booking Form

2018 Reunion Programme

0900 - Stadium gates open for setting up stalls.

1000 - 1300 Shuttle Bus from Frankwell car park (last shuttle 1245).

1100 - Bars & stalls open.

1100 - Bn Photographs (Inside the Stadium).

  • 1LI -1130hrs.
  • 2LI -1200hrs.
  • 3LI -1230hrs.

1245 - Drinks in the Sovereign’s Suite.

1230 - BBQ starts.

1345 - Veterans fall-in on the parade square.

1400 - Drumhead Service, Review, March Past & Salute, Short speech by Sir Jack.

1515 - Musical entertainment

  • 1515 – 1600 Melodic Belles.
  • 1600 – 1645 Veteran’s Band and Association Buglers.
  • 1645 – 1730 Melodic Belles.

1730 - BBQ ends.

1730 - County Songs (inter-Battalion) - assisted by the Melodic Belles!

1810 - Sounding of Retreat with the Band and Bulges of The Rifles and Association Buglers.

1900 - Pre-dinner Drinks in the Sovereign’s Suite.

1900 - Shuttle buses start.

1945 - All Ranks Dinner, Rifles Mess Band to support.

2000 - Bars close or slightly later if it takes longer for the shuttle buses to get everyone away.

Gen Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE will take the salute on the Veteran’s Parade. Gens Robin Brims and Mike Regan will assist in inspecting the contingents2018 Reunion Programme

We also want to get a Vesting Day contingent this year consisting of members who were serving on Vesting Day in 1968. They will form up before 1LI and will lead The Regular and Volunteer battalions off parade. Space on the square will be at a premium so it would be a great help in placing the markers if we had a good idea of how many will form this contingent. If you're interested please let your Bn Reps know (Bill Bearham, Decca Winters and Charlie Edwards). The contingent will need to nominate a contingent commander who will be able to give the words of command.

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