The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

Supporting veterans from Gloucestershire's, Berkshire's and Wiltshire's infantry regiments

The Back Badge Reunion Gloucester


The 2019 Back Badge Reunion will commence with the annual Service at St. Mary De Lode Church, Archdeacon Street (off lower Westgate Street), Gloucester GL1 2QT. at 1130hrs Following the Service there will be a parade assembling in College Street (Cathedral approach) at approx 1230hrs and marching via Westgate Street, Southgate Street. Fall out in Longsmith Street. The Reunion Lunch will be held in the Doctor Fosters Waterfront Bar and Restaurant in the Docks complex.

The outline programme of events is:

Saturday 23rd March 1100hrs Standard Bearers assemble for Rehearsal

1115hrs All to be seated in St Mary De Lode Church 1130 hrs Service Commences

1230hrs Parade Fall in Ladies note. Coffee & Tea will be available at Dr.Fosters 1300 Reception at Dr Fosters.
1400hrs Lunch commences

The cost of the Reunion Lunch which includes a 4 course meal with wine on the table is at an excellent price of only £20.00 per head! One again Johnny Coppin will be with us and leading us in singing ‘The Glorious Glosters’ As a very special concession, and for the first time since our colours were laid up they will be proudly displayed at the function for all to see and salute.

This will be a ticket only event, please retain your tickets to gain admission.

If you require accommodation. Nearby Hotel, Travel Lodge is within walking distance of the venue and SOGM:Located in Gloucester Quays Address: Gloucester Quays, St Ann Way, Gloucester GL1 5SF. phone: 0871 984 6427 For enquiries relation to this event Contact Len Keeling 07414 945062 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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