Last updated 10/06/2015 (on issue of Newsletter No. 61 June 2015, and confirmation from BBMF that the Lancaster is still grounded)
Flypast confirmed - timing confirmed (but may still be subject to change at short notice)
Saturday July 4
Please note that the afternoon events are scheduled around the Lancaster flypast, and the detailed timings
may therefore be subject to last minute changes (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. Pay £9.00 per head at the hotel.
1.20 PM Leave Amethyst Hotel for North Killingholme. Medals may be worn.
1.35 PM Form up behind Immingham Air Training Corps Band and march to 550 Squadron Memorial Stone.
2.00 PM Dakota flypast [NB: due to unavailability of the Lancaster]
2.15 PM Memorial Stone Service begins
2.25 PM Service ends with wreaths, crosses and other tributes being laid. Photo opportunity.
2.40 PM March back to Village Hall behind Air Training Corps Band.
3.15 PM Service in St. Denys Church begins.
4.15 PM Service ends. 550 items on sale in the church.
4.30 PM Tea in Village Hall. 550 Squadron Museum open.
5.15 PM People disperse except for those staying Saturday night.
7.30 PM Formal Dinner at Ashbourne Hotel. Pay on departure if non-resident.
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 2015 Reunion in North Killingholme are available (in PDF format):
Ashbourne Hotel Information 2015
Other Accommodation (as at April 2015)
Travel Information 2015
The booking form (including menu selections) are available in a number of formats:
Reunion 2015 Booking Form (MS Word (97-03) Format)
Reunion 2015 Booking Form (PDF Format)
Ashbourne Menus - detailed (PDF Format)
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