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REGIMENTAL REUNION 2017

The Regimental Reunion will be held on Saturday 17th June at Balhousie Castle and will be preceded by a ceremony to unveil a memorial and information panel to commemorate the fact that for 80 years, Queen’s Barrack was the Training Depot and home of The Black Watch.

Those wishing to take part in this simple ceremony should RV on Caledonian Road (opposite the Police Station) at 1300hrs.

After the short commemorative service, those wishing to take part in the march to Balhousie Castle, should walk to the forming up point in Low Street.  Dress:  Bonnets and Medals.  Branch Standards are requested.

Tickets are not being issued for the Reunion however you asked to tell your Branch Secretary if you are planning to attend.  Non Branch members are asked to advise Heather Edment at the Association Office directly on 01738 623214 or email to bwassociation@btconnect.com by Thursday 8th June 2017.

For location information please see the map link below:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@56.3999496,-3.4362114,17.25z

 

2017  Event Location
  MAY  
6th Edinburgh Branch Al Basrah Dinner Edinburgh
13th Aberfeldy Dinner Night (Highland Branch) Inverness
26th Friends' Cocktail Party Perth
  JUNE  
12th Officers and Ladies Lunch London
16th Regimental Golf Meeting Muckhart
17th Regimental Reunion Perth
  JULY  
30th Crieff Remembers The Battle of Passchendaele Crieff
31st

Great War Memorial Service - Battle of Pilckem Ridge as part of
the Battle of Passchendaele

Balhousie Castle
  SEPTEMBER  
12th Lecture | The Black Watch  - Fighting in the front line 1899-2006 Perth
17th Fife Branch Alma Lunch Kirkcaldy
17th Angus Branch Standard Rededication Kirriemuir
  OCTOBER  
7th Perth Branch Croix de Guerre Dinner Perth
21st Angus Branch El Alamein Dinner Forfar
27th Association Trustee and Executive Committee Meeting Perth
27th Officers Gathering Dinner Perth
  NOVEMBER  
10th Balhousie Castle Remembrance Service Perth
12th Cenotaph Remembrance Parade London
23rd London Branch Dinner London
   DECEMBER  
4th Angus Branch Christmas Buffet and Drinks Forfar
16th Officers Regimental Ball TBC
19th Perth Branch Christmas Buffet and Drinks Perth
2018 JANUARY 2018  
13th Edinburgh Branch Ceilidh Leith Ex Serviceman's
Club
19th Dundee Branch Red Hackle Dinner Dundee
27th Angus Branch Burns Supper Forfar
  FEBRUARY  
10th Perth Branch Burns Supper Perth
  MARCH  
21st Great War Memorial Service - German Spring Offensive Balhousie Castle
  APRIL  
18th Great War Memorial Service - Lys offence Balhousie Castle

* The Black Watch - Fighting in the front line 1899-2006
Tuesday 12th September 2017
6.30pm drinks reception | 7.30pm lecture commences

Victoria Schofield will talk about writing, and sign copies of, the concluding volume of the history of The Black Watch (Royal Regiment of Scotland)

Non Members £9 | Friends £7
Please book all lectures in advance by telephone or in person:
A: Balhousie Castle. Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HR
T: 01738 638152
E: friends@theblackwatch.co.uk