Updated 01/06/2013 - on issue of the May 2013 Newsletter (no. 55)
Last updated 10/06/2013 - on confirmation of flypast time
2PM Flypast timing confirmed
Saturday July 6
Please note that our afternoon events are scheduled around the Lancaster flypast which does have to be dovetailed in with other Lancaster commitments that afternoon, and the detailed timings may therefore be subject to very last minute change (weather conditions, etc).
Approximate Timetable of Events:
09.30 Museum opens.
11.30 Museum closes.
11.30 Bar opens at Amethyst Hotel, East Halton.
12.00 PM Buffet lunch at Amethyst Hotel .
1.20 PM Leave Amethyst Hotel for North Killingholme. Medals may be worn.
1.35 PM Wearing medals Form up outside Village Hall behind Immingham Air Cadet Band and march to the Memorial Stone.
Those who have to drive are requested to drop passenagers at the Stone and then park further down on the right hand side using the apron
of Somerscales Haulage. We are keen to avoid parking in Lancaster Approach.
2.00 PM Lancaster flypast
2.15 PM Act of Remembrance at the Memorial Stone. Wreaths are laid.
2.25 PM Service ends. Photo opportunity.
2.40 PM Follow Immingham Air Cadet Band back to the Village Hall.
3.15 PM Service in St. Denys Church begins.
4.15 PM Service ends. Display of 550 memorabilia and books on sale. Patrick Otter will sign his Book "No. 1 Group - Swift to Attack".
4.40 PM Tea in Village Hall. 550 Squadron Museum open.
5.30 PM Disperse.
7.30 PM Formal Dinner. £28.95 a head. There will be a seating plan.
This schedule is correct as of the date above but will be updated should there be alterations.
Copies of the schedule will be posted locally and will be available at the Ashbourne and Amethyst hotels.
Three one-page summaries of the arrangments for the 2013 Reunion in North Killingholme published in addition to the April and May 2013 Newsletters are also available (in PDF format):
Ashbourne Hotel Information 2013
Other Accommodation (as at April 2013)
Travel Information 2013
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