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Royal Marines Museum Update

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The Jutland Legacy Conference – 31st May to 2nd June 2017

10:00 – 17:00 In 1916, the Battle of Jutland was fought over 36 hours from 31st May to 1st June.  Both sides claimed victory in what was considered the defining naval battle of the First World War.  Yet even today, … Continue reading

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Ask the Archives at the Royal Marines Museum – Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Ask the Archives at the Royal Marines Museum  Wednesday, 8 March 2017 – 11:00am to 3:00pm Have some questions? Want to find out more? The NMRN Archives will be open to all, with collections officers ready to answer your questions Drop in at any … Continue reading

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A History of Steam – At Boathouse 4, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

A History of Steam Pinnace 199 Saturday, 22 April 2017 – 11:00am to 12:00pm At Boathouse 4, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Martin Marks OBE presents a talk giving a general background on the development of steam pinnaces and picket boats. Martin will focus on … Continue reading

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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Hands on History at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Friday, 17 March 2017 – 10:00am to 4:00pm NMRN has teamed up with The National Archives for a special event to accompany the latest exhibition ‘Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the … Continue reading

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Friends of the RM Museum – Mountbatten Festival of Music 2017 – Friday 1st March 2017

A date for your new diaries for 2017.  Join the Friends of the Royal Marines Museum for an unforgettable visit to the superb Mountbatten Festival of Music, featuring the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines at the Royal Albert … Continue reading

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Service of Remembrance, Sunday 13 November 2016

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Friends of the RM Museum Winter Reception

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Friends of the RM Museum Annual Dinner – 7 October 2016

Dear Members Just a gentle reminder if you haven’t yet sent your application form in with your menu choices.  The deadline is 20 September.  If anyone needs recommendations for accommodation in the Southsea area, just let me know and I … Continue reading

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Museum @ the Beach; 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30 August

Where: Splashpools on Southsea Seafront When: 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30 August Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of the Summer Holidays – 10.30am to 4pm Activities include: ·         Mini Marines Assault Couse ·         Jutland Jack Edible … Continue reading

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Summer Family Activities at the RM Museum; 1 August to 4 September, every day 10am to 5pm

1 August to 4 September, every day 10am to 5pm Drop in to the Museum’s Beverly Gallery, any time to have a go at solving our cryptic Royal Marines quizzes and crosswords and Commando activity sheets and trails Hands on History! … Continue reading

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A Last Night of the Proms Celebration at the RM Museum: 27 October 2016

A Last Night Of The Proms Celebration – 27 October 2016 at the RM Museum Featuring the amazing voice & star of the West End – Amanda Goldthorpe-Hall. The Royal Marines Association Band returns to the Royal Marines Museum for … Continue reading

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Friends RMM Newsletter Summer 2016

Friends of The Royal Marines Museum Friends RMM Newsletter Summer 2016 Dinner Application Form 7 October 2016

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RN Submarine Museum 21st September 2016

VISIT the ROYAL NAVY MUSEUM RNSM 21 Sept 2016

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Mary Rose 8th November 2016

VISIT the MARY ROSE Mary Rose 8 November 2016

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Royal Marines Commando Action, 2nd June 2016

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Explosive Weekend – 11th & 12th June 2016

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 10:00am to Sunday, 12 June 2016 – 5:00pm At Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport Get your lab coats on and prepare for a weekend full of explosive fun and science! BANG! The science of movie SFX. … Continue reading

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RNSM 21st September 2016

RNSM 21 Sept 2016

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Rod Spinks re-vamps his G10 Store for 2016

A well received and deserved email from; from Anthony Chibnall Lt Col RM To Rod Spinks… Subject: RE: G10 Well done Rod, you continue to be one phenomenal fundraiser and your extraordinary effort is very well recognized and hugely appreciated. … Continue reading

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Cenotaph 2016 Changes To The Application Process

Ladies and Gentlemen, Below is a letter from the RBL explaining that for this years Cenotaph there is a change to the Application process and timeline for submitting your applications. If you wish to take part in this years Cenotaph … Continue reading

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The SeaMore Project including RM Museum Relocation – HLF Grant Success

Please follow the link below to read more on this story. https://royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/news/the-seamore-project-including-rm-museum-relocation-hlf-grant-success/

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HMS Vanguard – A Short Documentary Of Her Final Days

Bill Paton has sent in this link that takes you to a short documentary about the final days of the RN’s Last Battleship. Its less than 10 mins long and is fascinating. I am sure it will take a few … Continue reading

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Extra Services Now Available To Branch Secretaries And Members

please follow the link below for news and information on the latest services available through the RMA website. https://royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/news/extra-services-now-available-online

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Important News From The Department Of Works And Pensions

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS/STATE BENEFITS Synopsis: A new armed forces National Insurance credit is available for spouses and civil partners who joined their partners on overseas postings. Claims can be made going back to 1975. Announcement: Friday, April 15, 2016 The … Continue reading

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Beating Retreat 2016 And The Corps Reception

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The RMA Landing Craft Branch Reunion 8th – 12th September 2016

The Royal Marines Association Landing Craft Branch will once again hold their annual Reunion in Spain the weekend of the 8th / 12th of September 2016 @ The Torrejoven Hotel , Costa- Blanca , Alicante Province. This year the Committee has opened the Reunion … Continue reading

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The RMA Annual Graspan Parade And Service – Sunday 15th May 2016

The Royal Marines Annual Parade, service and reception will take place on Sunday 15th May 2016. This is your opportunity to march behind the finest military band in the world down the Mall, one of the most famous landmarks in … Continue reading

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Zeebrugge Parade And Service details – 24th April 2016

Date 24 April, Muster at 10 00 at Seacombe Ferry CH44 6QY Immediate embarkation onto ferry, sail into River Mersey, Wreaths placed over side return to Terminal, Fall in, wreaths onto Memorial Stone, Inspection of Guard etc, March Past & … Continue reading

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Volunteers Required For Commando Challenge 2016

The Royal Marines Commando Challenge has been going for many years, however 2016 sees a new chapter for the event. The event is now owned by and raising funds for Devon Air Ambulance Trust and The Royal Marines Charity, it … Continue reading

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Concorde Week at the Fleet Air Arm Museum

CONCORDE WEEK AT THE FLEET AIR ARM MUSEUM Wednesday, 2 March 2016 – 10:00am to Sunday, 6 March 2016 – 4:00pm   Special week of events to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the arrival of Concorde 002. Daily Concorde Talks will tell … Continue reading

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Ball At 40Cdo In Aid Of The Royal Marines Charity

Ball in aid of The Royal Marines Charity on Saturday 9th April at 40 Commando in the Sgts Mess… 1900hrs until late. £25 ticket inc Band Disco Buffet reception wine and wine on the table. All welcome. If anyone would … Continue reading

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Night at the Museum – RM Museum – Thursday 4 February 2016

Night at the Museum – RM Museum – Thursday 4 February 2016 The world famous Royal Marines School of Music and the Royal Marines Museum join forces to bring you a very special evening of music, history and entertainment. For … Continue reading

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Former RM Presented With Legion d’honneur At CTCRM

Congratulations to Bill Bryant, Exeter Branch  (91 year old WW2 & D-Day veteran) who at long last has received the Legion Of Honour (Chevalier Class) as granted by the Government of France in honour of his contribution to the freedom of … Continue reading

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New Book Published By Former RM Dom Mee

Dom Mee, former RM and great friend of the RMA has just published his first book. Please see below for more details. I have just published my first book “Kiting the Hurricane” which recalls my attempt to be the first … Continue reading

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A family member is trying to trace the person below

If you can help then please contact the RMA at the following email: richie@rma.org.uk Michael “Alfie” Hinds Joined 1968 Reg Num unknown DOB 10-5-50 Units served (that she knows of) 45 Arbroath ’71 ish Newry Singapore Trg Team CTC Last … Continue reading

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RM Museum Service of Remembrance 2015

RMM Flier & Lunch Application 2015

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RM Museum Service of Remembrance 2015

This year’s Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 8 November 2015 on the lawns in front of the RM Museum.  There will be a cash bar serving hot and cold beverages after the Service in the Mountbatten Room.  … Continue reading

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Making Waves Film Festival – 25/26 September 2015

Friday, 25 September 2015 – 6:00pm Film Premiere – M33 Destination Dardanelles on board HMS M.33 @ Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 6pm   Against the remarkable backdrop of First World War survivor – HMS M.33, this new Portsmouth documentary uses historic diary … Continue reading

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NMRN Spinnaker Tower Abseil – 14 August 2015

On 14th August 2015 the National Museum of the Royal Navy will be holding a charity abseil at the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, to help raise funds for Sea More. Our main appeal in 2015 will be the SEA MORE campaign, … Continue reading

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Family Events at the Royal Marines Museum for the Summer Holidays

Family Events at the Royal Marines Museum for the Summer Holidays…

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Rod Spinks in hospital with Pneumonia Infection

scroll down for updates Rod Spinks in hospital with Pneumonia Infection I was aware of Rodders predicament from Friday 10th and unable to get this to my website as I was having a weekend doused in alcohol at the residence … Continue reading

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Xmas Party 2014

 

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Mountbatten Festival of Music 2015

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Royal Marines Remembrance 9th Nov 2014

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Royal Marines Museum July to December 2014

 

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Sea Soldiers: A Journey Through Time: RM Museum 21-22 June 2014

 A Journey Through Time: RM Museum 21-22 June 2014 Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 June 10am – 5pm Sea Soldiers at the Royal Marines Museum Take a journey through time to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Royal Marines. Prepare to … Continue reading

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BBC1 – The Antiques Roadshow

  The Royal Marines Museum, Eastney 20:00 – 21:00 Sunday 04 May 2014  

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RM Museum 2014

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Winter Weddings at the Corp Museum

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