Previous Events

  • 18 June 2014
    Wales invaded England again on Wednesday 18th June and met up at North Petherton at Lunch time. Blows were exchanged in the form of jokes Referee Chairman Mike Garton and wife Lyn declared the battle a draw and praised the female fighters but commented there should not be so much laughter during battle. Sally Ham extracted blood from the stones thrown and turned it into £260.00. in exchange for a table full of plundered loot. The day overall put £374.50 into the FMI/BEN war chest. 24 warriors marched in 24 marched out vowing to engage again next year.
  • 11 June 2014
    The sun shone once again this year and 39 Fellows and their guests were welcomed to the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel by Chairman Mike Garton. Colin Dexter, the author of the acclaimed Morse series, who has spoken at previous luncheons was a guest of David & Sheila Jordan and was given a warm welcome.
  • 6 May 2014
    50 Fellows and guests joined the other 2,000 visitors to the Fakenham Racecourse for the East Anglia Regional lunch on May 6th on what turned out to be a very good days racing.  Although the weather forecast was not encouraging we only had one very short shower in an otherwise sunny and fine day. David Hunter, Chief Executive and Clerk of the Course gave up some of his valuable time to welcome everybody to Fakenham giving a light-hearted introduction to the racecourse and an explanation of the day’s proceedings.
  • 23 April 2014
    The Roof Top Restaurant at Gaydon was filled to capacity on Wednesday 23rd April for the 29th Annual Midlands Lunch. 250 Fellows & their guests enjoyed a spectacular ocassion with plenty of time for catching up with old friends as well as being entertained by a number of accomplished speakers.
  • 23 April 2014
    The 79th Annual General meeting was held on Wednesday 23rd April 2014 at the Heritage Motor Centre Gaydon. The retiring President, Mr Tony Ball, MBE, chaired the meeting. The accounts for the twelve months ended 31st December 2013 were formally adopted and the election of officers was confirmed as follows:
  • 31 October 2013
    The 78th Annual London Lunch attracted 107 guests. The event kicked off with the pre-drinks reception and as you will see from the photographs Fellows were able to pick up with old friends and colleagues to chat about their shared experiences.   Many compliments have been received about the quality and quantity of the food and the Victory Services Club excelled as usual in their organisation of the whole event.