The Royal Air Force Apprentices Memorial at the National Arboretum
HALTON GROVE at the National Arboretum
We have sent a contribution of £20 towards the
cost of a window dedicated to Sir Frank Whittle, I am sure all our members will
82nd Entry Reunion 2018
This years organisers are George Wade and Mick Simmons.
The event to be held on the week end 11th -13th May 2018.
The venue is Holiday Inn Aylesbury
Hotel Direct Tel : 0871 942 9002
This is our 31st Annual Reunion since we started in 1988. On this occasion we
will be anticipating the 60th Anniversary since we of The 82nd Entry departed,
in December 1958, from our home at Halton for the wider world of the Royal
Mike Evans, ex 70th Entry, air commodore and a founder member of the
RHAAA will be our Guest of Honour. Mike will give the after dinner speech
during which he will probably update us on the future of RAF Halton and the
A visit to the museum and the church followed by a conducted tour of Halton
House and lunch is planned for the Saturday morning but this has yet to be
As this is a special occasion it has been decided that the appropriate dress code
should be DJ's with medals, if possible, with ladies attired to suit if they wish.
Those members who have not already indicated their intention to attend are
urged to do so ASAP. The deadline for acceptance of reservations and menu
selections by the Holiday Inn is the 11th April.
Please attend if you can. Your presence will enhance our enjoyment.
You may now make your room booking.
1. Contact Holiday Inn Aylesbury Events Office on 01296 734038.between 9.00
a.m. and 5.00 p.m Monday to Friday.
2. Quote "82nd Entry Reunion".
3. Book your room for 11th / 12th / 13th May 2018 at the agreed rates of
Doubles : £135.00 Dinner, B&B per night.
Singles : £110.00 Dinner, B&B per night. Any extra nights before or after these
dates will be at the rate current at the time of booking, (presently £110.00
NoteYou will need to give credit card details.Bookings can be cancelled
without charge until 11th April 2018.After that a cancellation fee may be
required.The cut off date for booking at our agreed rate is also 11th April 2018.
A Finger Buffet is arranged for the Friday evening.The Menu for our
celebration meal on Saturday is displayed below.Please make your selection for
starter, main course and dessert and e mail your choice to:George Wade
firstname.lastname@example.org who will also do his best to answer any questions
82nd Entry Reunion Dinner Menu12th May 2018
Pork and Duck Liver Pate
Smooth pork and duck liver pate, toasted rustic bread and onion marmalade.
Watermelon and Feta Salad [v]
Watermelon chunks, feta cheese, red onion, toasted omega seeds and olive oil
Garlic Mushrooms [v]
Pan-fried garlic mushrooms, toasted rustic bread and parmesan shavings.
Soup of the day [v]
Supreme of Chicken Breast
Pan-fried supreme of chicken breast in wild mushroom sauce with roast
potatoes, broccoli and carrots.
Roasted salmon, green beans and herby mashed potato.
Penne Pasta [v]
Penne pasta in pesto dressing, olives and cherry tomatoes topped with
Eton Mess Cheesecake
Baked vanilla cheesecake, strawberry and meringue topping.
Warm Chocolate Brownie
Rich chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream.
MAKE A NOTE IN YOUR DIARY NOW.