NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM, ALREWAS, STAFFORDSHIRE ROYAL MARINES ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL PARADE & SERVICE ON SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2016

Tickets are now available for this event on the RMA website so please make your way there to book.

The programme for the day is:

10.00 am onwards: Members arrive; tea/coffee available in the restaurant and kiosk area; individuals to pay.

10.50 am-11.10 am: Daily service available for all in the Chapel; there is only room for 100 in the Chapel, so please arrive there early if you wish to attend.

11.35 am: Standards, Marching Party and RM Band form up on Millennium Avenue, by Visitor Centre.

11.50 am: Marching Party and RM Band set off; halt at the RM Memorial.

11.55 am: VIP Party move to RM Memorial; halt at the RM Memorial.

12.00 mid-day: Service begins.

12.30 pm: Service ends and VIP Party moves to the saluting dais.

12.35 pm: March Past.

12.40 pm: Drinks Reception in the Marquee Bar; individuals to pay.

1.00 pm:  Lunch in the Marquee; seated at 10 persons per table; advance tickets only at £10.00 per person through the RMA website. Numbers are limited to 250. A vegetarian option can also be requested when booking your tickets online.

On completion, members are free to do as they wish.

Dress and Standards:  Dress for RMA members will be blazers or suits with RMA or Corps ties, plus berets and medals.  There will be a PA system that will ensure that everyone has the opportunity to hear the ceremony, although the viewing area is dependent on the ground and the tiny area that the Corps negotiated many years ago

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