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HMS Conway 1859 - 1974

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DIARY  of  EVENTS

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to: michael.reeves262@btinternet.com

Click here to see photos and details of recent reunions and branch events

 

SPECIAL  EVENTS



2018 October 12-14

NEWCASTLE
Conway Club AGM & Dinner Dance
Gosforth Park Marriott Hotel, Newcastle
Visit to Trinity House, Newcastle
Term dinners for 58 and 68 leavers.
Full details in The Cadet

CONTACT:
Mim Smith (Dinner Secretary)   archibald.smith@virgin.net  
01923 771743

BRANCH EVENTS   &   FRIENDS OF HMS CONWAY EVENTS
(B = Botha, C = Conway, P = Pangbourne, W = Worcerster)

AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES (CWP) October 30th
Lunch 1200hrs, Watergrill Restaurant, Kirribilli Club, Lavender Bay,North Sydney NSW. Please confirm by Oct 23rd
https://www.kirribilliclub.com.au/dining-bars/watergrill-bistro/

CONTACT:
Malcolm Burgess 
malntina@optusnet.com.au
  61 2999 71266

AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND (CWPB)
August 17th   
Lunch 1200hrs. The Coomera Waters Tavern, Coomera, Gold Coast
www.coomeratavern.com.au
           
New! September 9th
80th Anniversary Master Mariners of Australia, Merchant Navy Day at St Johns Anglican Cathedral Brisbane 1130hrs   RAN & MN.

October 10th.
   
Lunch 1200hrs. Nest Restaurant, Hotel Jen, Roma Street, Brisbane   www.hoteljen.com
           
November 21st
Ladies Lunch 1200hrs. Date & venue TBC


CONTACT:
John Ellis    
valell@powerup.com.au     
61 73886 6759  
or
Geoff Rae (OP)    bengairn@optusnet.co.au   61 432402964   
   
            
AUSTRALIA - SOUTH

1st Tuesday of every month -

Pub lunch 1200hrs. Arab Steed Hotel, Hutt Street, Adelaide. www.arabsteedhotel.com.au

CONTACT:
David Kemp  
ondek@bigpond.com     61882980658

AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA (CWP)

3rd Wednesday of every month (except January)

1200hrs pub lunch at Royal Oak Hotel, 442 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne 3068 www.zomato.com                   

All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.

CONTACT:

John Turnbull (49-51)  john_turnbull@netspace.net.au   61 35281 5068


AUSTRALIA - WESTERN (CWP) 2nd Saturday in March, June & September
Pub lunch. 1200 hrs lunch Albion Hotel, Stirling Highway, Cottesloe, Fremantle.    www.albioncottesloe.com.au
Wives and partners very welcome.

November late. Date TBA,
Christmas Buffet Lunch, 1200hrs. Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle.
www.rydges.com/fremantle

CONTACT:
Mike Sargent (OW)   marmike@iinet.net.au   61893363403

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN
(Conway Wives & Widows)
Monthly
Old Conway wives and widows meet up monthly at various venues in Perth & Fremantle.

CONTACT:
Noray Jones (widow of John Ivor Jones 48/49)

jonesmaritime@bigpond.com


CANADA - VANCOUVER
(CWPB)
Last Thursday of every month, except March/Sept/Nov/Dec.
Lunch 1200hrs. Seymours Pub 210-720 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver V7J 2H5   www.seymourspub.com
           
March & Sept.
Equinox Dinners, 1800hrs. Kefi Greek Restaurant,  100 School House Street, Coquitlam V3K 6V9
www.kefirestaurantcoquitlam.com

December 4th
Christmas Buffet Lunch, 1200hrs, Hazelmere Golf Club, 8 Avenue, Surrey,      BC, V3S 9R9       www.wcgg.ca/haz_home

CONTACT:
David Whitaker (OC)    whitknit@telus.net   1 6045366160


CANADA - VANCOUVER ISLAND (CWPB) New! August 23rd
Lunch with the Ladies at the Arbutus Ridge Golf Club 1200hrs. Smart Casual.

CONTACT:
John Palliser   palliser@email.com   1 2505888896
or
Bob Kitching (OW)    roarsong@shaw.ca     1 8666326888

CANADA - TORONTO
CONTACT:
Tony Fagan   fagan-wall@sympatico.ca     1 4166523867
SOUTH AFRICA (CB)
The General Botha Old Boys Association holds regular reunions in Capetown, George, Durban and Gauteng. All OCs most welcome.

CONTACTS:
Capetown: Ian Suckling (OC)
Email: sucklingis@gmail.com Tel: 27215560804
           
Durban: Sean Minogue (OC)
Email: sean@misafi.co.za Tel: 27313033603
           
Capetown
Hugh James     cpt_secretary@generalbotha.co.za    27827967606
                 
Durban
Howard Jackson-Moss dur_secretary@generalbotha.co.za     27315723901

UK - BIRKENHEAD
(THE FRIENDS OF HMS CONWAY)
November 10th    
AGM And Trustees' meeting at the Royal Mersey YC.
1100. Trustees meeting.
1230.  Lunch
1430.  AGM
           
November 11th    
1045   Annual Remembrance Service in the Conway Chapel, Birkenhead Priory, Birkenhead

2019 June date TBA
Annual Crossing The Bar Service in the Chapel at Birkehead Priory.
All welcome

CONTACT:
Helen Fletcher Rogers.  hfrogers@dial.pipex.com    
01582472300                      



UK - EAST MIDLANDS August 09th       
Luncheon Garden Party at Tom & Ann Mason's home, Ravenshead, Nottingham. Tickets £15.00 pp to cover the meal and all drinks.
Dress Smart casual.
Please bring along a Raffle Prize.


CONTACT: Tom Mason   
tom.mason41@ntlworld.com     01623 462 478

UK - LONDON & SOUTH EAST Mid June: (one function per year)
An evening BBQ at the Doggetts Coat & Badge, Blackfriars Bridge, London 1800hrs to late.  Smart casual.
www.nicholsonpubs.co.uk/London/dogettscoatandbadgesouthbank

CONTACT:
Matt Burrows  
holdtrade@holdtrade.co.uk  

0208 293 5999



UK - NORTH WEST August 15th       
Noggin N Natter, venue TBA. 1200hrs
           
September 19th  
Lunch at the Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry. 1200hrs.
www.refreshmentrooms.com
  
October 17th       
Noggin N Natter, venue TBA. 1200hrs
           
November 15th  
Lunch at the Refreshment Rooms. Rock Ferry.  1200hrs

December early 
Venue & date TBA. Christmas Lunch.
           
2019 January 16th      
Lunch at the Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry. 1200hrs
           
2019 February 20th       
Noggin N Natter, Ring O Bells, West Kirby, 1200hrs
           
2019 March 20th        
Lunch at the Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry, 1200hrs
           
2019 April 18th       
Noggin N Natter, Cheshire Cate, Christleton, Chester

           
Dress Code.
For the Refreshment Rooms - Blazer/Jacket & Conway tie.
For the Noggin N Natter - informal.

OC's living in the NW & North Wales area who wish to catch up with past shipmates and reconnect with your younger self come along. You are never too old or young, we have OC's from the 1940's to the 1970's attending, come and join us. Wives, partners, girlfriends and guests are all welcome at our gatherings.

There is a shortage of OC's from the late 1960's- where are you all? 

CONTACT:
Peter O Donnell (OC)   p.m.odonnell@btinternet.com      01513 367 424 

or

Geoff Cowap  
geofcowap@gmail.com   01257 462 113   or   07850 815702

UK - SCOTLAND November 18th 
Dinner and overnight stay at the Moness Resort, Aberfeldy, PH15 2DY
32 miles NW of Perth.
Dinner B & B £165 double and £100 single
Dress, Smart Blazer/Jacket & tie.

CONTACTS:

Mike Sanders      
mikesanders@hotmail.com       01315 318 638

or


Neil Smith  
neilofhelensburgh@yahoo.co.uk   01436 675 696


UK - SOLENT

1st Wedneasday of every month

Pub Lunch 1200hrs. Rising Sun, 74 Shore Road, Warsash, SO31 9FT 

Dress Smart casual.
www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/hampshire/rising-sun   

 

CONTACT:

Chris Nelson    chris543@gmail.com   
0238 029 3270



UK - SOUTH WEST July 20th        
Tamar River Cruise by train and boat.
Meet 1015 at Plymouth North Road railway station, return 1415 hrs Plymouth Marina.
Casual dress.
Full details SW Hon Secretary
           
November late     Date TBC.
Lunch at HM Naval base Plymouth, HMS Drake, 1200hrs.
Dress- smart- blazer/ jacket & tie

CONTACT:
Adrian Mitchell  mitchellsthe@icloud.com   0182 284 108


 

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