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|Dedication of the Conway Memorial Window on Bangor Pier
A painted and engraved window
commission by The Friends will be installed in a seating kiosk at the
end of Bangor pier, in memory of the the Conway being moored at Glyn
Garth between 1941 and 1949. It will be placed in such a way that the
Ship will appear to be on her old mooring and with a cutter making for
the Ship from the pier.
For more details see JaFri 6th to
Sun 8th Octobern'17 edition of The Cadet, p.9
Tel: 07703 599220
|Royal Yacht Britannia Dinner, Leith
1900hrs. Approx cost £163pp plus £75 B&B per room.
Please note this event is presently sold out but to go on the waiting list contact Mike Sanders :-
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 01314 453 117
|Tue 30th May to Fri 2nd June
|International Reunion, Vancouver Island
See details below under 'Canada - Vancouver Island'
Fri 6th to
Sun 8th October
|Conway Club Weekend 2017, Dinner & AGM
St George's Hotel, Llandudno (Wales Hotel of the Year 2015)
For full information see Jan'17 edition The Cadet, p.10-12
Choice of 5 packages for the hotel from £45 to £400, plus a £30 day
trip to Plas Newydd on Sat 7th by boat from Caernarfon (weather
permitting, otherwise by coach).
Bookings to be made before 9th Sept (booking form p.12 of The Cadet), first come first served for sea view bedrooms !
Contact Dinner Secretary Mim Smith for queries only:
Phone +44 (0) 1923 771743All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.
BRANCH EVENTS & FRIENDS OF HMS CONWAY EVENTS
|AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES
||28th March - lunch at the prestigious Kirribilli Ex-Servicemens Club, Lavender Bay, N Sydney
Meet 1200 for 1300hrs, Dress smart/casual. RSVP by 20th March please.
CONTACT: Malcolm Burgess
Tel: +61 2999 71266
|AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND
Tel: +61 738 866 759
Tel: +61 733 442 460
|14th Feb - Lunch at The Nest on Roma, Hotel Jen, Brisbane
1200hrs. Dress: Smart casual
14th Apr - Lunch at Buderim Tavern, Burnett St, Buderin
95km north of Brisbane CBD. 1200hrs. Dress: Smart casual
13th June - Lunch at The Nest on Roma, Hotel Jen, Brisbane
1200hrs. Dress: Smart casual
11th Aug - Lunch at Coomera, Gold Coast, hosted by Jim & Margot Irwin
60km south of Brisbane CBD. 1200hrs. Dress: Smart casual
10th Oct - Lunch at The Nest on Roma, Hotel Jen, Brisbane
1200hrs. Dress: Smart casual
tbc - November 2017 AGM & Annual Ladies Lunch at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.Manly, Brisbane. 1200hrs for 1230hrs. Dress: Smart.
|AUSTRALIA - SOUTH
1st Tuesday of every month - pub lunch at the Arab Steed Hotel, Hutt Street, Adelaide. 1200hrs, all welcome.
CONTACTS: All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.
Tel: +61 882 944719All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.
Tel: +61 882 783430
|AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA
Wednesday of every month (except January) 1200hrs pub
lunch at Royal Oak Hotel, 442 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne 3068 www.melbornepubs.com
tel: 61 39481
All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.
John Turnbull (49-51)
Tel: +61 352 815068
|AUSTRALIA - WESTERN
||2nd Saturday in March, June & September - pub lunch at Albion Hotel, Stirling Highway, Cottesloe
1200hrs. All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome plus wives and partners.
Mike Sargent (OW)
Tel: +61 89383 2875
|CANADA - CENTRAL & EAST
CONTACT: Tony Fagan 46/48
Tel: +1 416 652 3867
|CANADA - VANCOUVER
Last Thursday of every month - 1200hrs lunch at various locations in north Vancouver. CWPB ... note that the branch is now open to all Training School/Ship former students as Associate Members
Tel: +1 604 924 4903
|CANADA - VANCOUVER ISLAND
||30th May - CWPB Reunion www.cwpb2017.com
C$412pp plus C$200 B&B per room. Contact Bob Kitching by email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: +1 866 632 6888
Tel: +1 250 588 8896 or +1 250 999 1036
Tel: 1866 632 6888 or 1250 245 4455
General Botha Old Boys Association holds regular reunions in Capetown,
George, Durban and Gauteng. All OCs
most welcome. More details at: www.generalbotha.co.za
David Jones (OW) is trying to get the other training ships involved.
Capetown: Ian Suckling (OC)
Durban: Sean Minogue (OC)
Gauteng: David Jones (OW)
|UK - EAST MIDLANDS
CONTACT: Tom Mason
Tel: 01623 462 478
|UK - LONDON/SOUTH EAST
||13th June - The Terrace Bar, Doggetts Coat & Badge, Blackfriars Bridge London
Annual summer bash, with BBQ. 1800hrs until close. Guests welcome, dress smart/casual.
Tickets £30, available from :
No.1 The Rubicon
London SE10 9QB
Cheques payable to The Conway Club, please enclose s.a.e. to receive your tickets.
Tel: 44 (0) 20 8293 5999
|UK - NORTH WEST
||15th February - Noggin 'n' Natter at The Ring o Bells, West Kirby. 1200hrs
15th March - lunch at the Refreshment Rooms Rock Ferry
19th April - Noggin 'n' Natter - venue tbc
17th May - lunch at the Refreshment Rooms Rock Ferry
21st June - Noggin 'n' Natter - venue tbc
19th July - Ladies Lunch at the Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry
Tel: 0151 1336 7424
|FRIENDS of HMS Conway
|13th May - dedication of window on Bangor Pier. See Special Events at top of page
18th June - Annual memorial service 1100hrs Birkenhead Chapel
15th November - Rembrance Service, 1000hrs for 1045hrs Conway Chapel, Birkenhead Priory CH41 5JH
Tel: 01257 462 113
Mob: 07850 815702
|UK - SCOTLAND
||25th to 27th May RY Britannia 3 day event. See details under Special Eevnts at top of page
Tel: 01314 453 117
Tel: 01436 675 696
UK - SOLENT
1st Wed of every month - 1200hrs Lunch at the Rising Sun, 74 Shore Rd, Warsash SO31 9FT
Family & Friends
welcome. Bookings not necessary but please advise Chris Nelson.
Tel: 0238 029 3270
|UK - SOUTH WEST
||CONTACT: Adrian Mitchell
Tel: 01752 606007
|Old Conways are very welcome to Old Worcester gatherings. There are 4 lunches every month in the South West, all at 1200hrs as follows :
1st Thursday - Passage House Inn, Hackney Lane, Kingsteington
NEWTON ABBOTT TQ12 3QH
Contact Peter Furneaux
Tel: 01392 860227
2nd Thursday - Truro Cathedral Restaurant, Chapter House
14 St Mary's Street, TRURO
Contact John Hinchcliffe
Tel: 01841 532052
3rd Thursday - The Churchill, Churchill Road POOLE
Contact Chris Smith
Tel: 01202 741533
4th Thursday - Jolly Sailor, Mead Lane, Saltford
BRISTOL BS31 3ER
Contact Malcolm Wallington
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