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Election of Chairman

In accordance with our rules and the 5-year tenure clause, the post of Chairman is due for election at the 2020 AGM. Our current Chairman, Nigel Brown, will not be standing for re-election for personal reasons. Members are invited to nominate a successor to Nigel and a vote will be […]

2020 Reunion Dinner

The 2020 reunion dinner will be held at the Marsh Farm Hotel, Royal Wootton Bassett.  The hotel is located near Lyneham, the  new Home of REME. Ariel view of the Hotel taken at our 2017 dinner Our reasons for returning to Lyneham The 2019 dinner was held at the Jurys […]

2019 Reunion Dinner

Jury’s Inn hotel have given us a promo code to make booking your rooms online easier, use this code in the promo code box: JITHEA060919. This will allow you to book rooms for the dinner at our preferential rate. The cut-off date is 6th August 2019, so make sure that […]

The Armourer Statue - Front View

The Armourer Statue

We now have stock of the Armourer Statue, though they are already going very quickly, so get your orders in now.  You can order through our SHOP or contact the Secretary. The statue will make an excellent presentation piece and will also make a fine addition to your memorabilia. Don’t worry […]

Armourer Statue

At the AGM in September 2018, it was agreed that we would purchase a statue of “The Armourer” for sale to members.  The template will be “The Armourer” by Gaudex which is displayed in the Armourers and Braziers Hall.  See the above image. We have agreed to pay £750 for […]

Feedback

Well, just spent the last two weeks updating the Armourers’ Association web site. It’s now live and includes a blog with posts and comments. The reason for the change is to reduce our costs, I have negotiated a new contract with our host and halved the annual cost and also […]

2018 Annual Dinner

The 2018 annual reunion was again held at the Marsh Farm Hotel, Royal Wootton Bassett. Everyone attending had a thoroughly excellent evening, rounded off by a very entertaining talk from our guest speaker Maj. P. Hockley, OC Basra Company, DSEME The reunion dinner for 2019 will be held in Nottingham at […]

Sad News

On 26th September, an email from our President said: “I regret to inform you that I received a phone call from Rodney Stratford this afternoon to let us know that Eric passed away last night.  As yet, as you would expect, there are no funeral details  but will let you […]

Arms News

Each year we send a news letter out to members, normally around Apr/May time.  In order to make it a success we need input from members and if you have an article that may be of interest please let us know. The latest edition of the news letter has contributions […]