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Regimental & Association
Christmas Dinner & Dance
1st December 2018

The Regimental & Association Christmas Dinner & Dance will be held on Saturday 1st December 2018.

The venue for will be the Britannia Hotel (Shires Suite) Dialstone Lane, Offerton, Stockport, Greater Manchester SK2 6AG.

This will be our 22nd organised by the Oldham Branch Fusiliers Association (Lancashire).

Tickets - The price of tickets are £30 each. The cost for attending and not having a meal will be £15 each. Please note we have had to limit the dinner to 220, so please book early.

Cheques are to be made payable to the 'Oldham Branch Fusilier's Association'. Would all guests attending please send payments direct to the Treasurer?

Anyone wishing to pay online the bank details are Lloyds Bank Account 06700284 Sort Code 30-98-12 please add your name for reference and inform the treasurer

Christmas menu - Soup, main starter, traditional roast turkey, served with all the trimmings, Individual specialty desserts coffee and warm mince pies, accompanied with petit fours, also includes half bottle of wine per person.

Vegetarian meals can be ordered the week before the dinner (Please inform me ASAP).

Entertainment - Fusilier Association Band & Corps of Drums, entertainment from the resident DJ,

The evening will begin at 19.00 hrs; dinner will be at 20:00 hrs, the bar will be open until 01:00hrs, then we will all move to the resident's bar (previous years have gone on until 06:00). The hotel usually has a 'happy hour' at 21:00 until 22:30 hrs.

Please note, the bar will close at 19:30 hrs, all guests seated, ready for short welcome & grace. This will be a good time to renew old acquaintances, and have an enjoyable night.

The dress for the evening is evening suits, lounge suites, blazers or mess dress, medals, and the dress for women is optional.

The evening's entertainment will include raffle & all donations are welcome!

Accommodation - I have reserved 100 rooms, which have been provisionally booked, any rooms 14 days prior to the event that have not been taken will go back on the hotel list. When booking your accommodation, the Britannia Hotel telephone number is 0161 930 1000. You must ask to speak to

Emma Armstrong and mention the Regimental & Association Christmas Dinner. The hotel will hold the 100 rooms until two weeks before the dinner then they will be taken of our allocation.

When booking for Friday & Saturday night accommodation phone Emma Armstrong on 0161 930 1000. This will guarantee you the same price for both nights.

To confirm booking you MUST have the reference number for your room. The hotel will keep me informed of all room numbers.

Any other requirements i.e. disability, smoker etc please email Emma at

Please do not book hotel rooms online, as this is more expensive!

The costs of rooms are the same as last year:

Single room @ £49 this includes breakfast.
Double\Twin room @ £59 this includes breakfast.
Family \ Triple room @ £69 this including breakfast.

The hotel has a small swimming pool, sauna, steam room and a newly equipped gymnasium for guests.

Please phone or email the secretary to book your ticket ASAP. Then confirm with the return slip attached, no later than Friday 23rd November 2018.

If you wish me to send a letter to anyone who you think would be interested, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me and I will do this.

Your help in making this another successful Regimental & Association Christmas Dinner is appreciated.

Yours sincerely
Ron Owen
ex C\Sgt 3 RRF - 1 RRF - 5 RRF
Fusiliers' Association (Lancashire) Data Coordinator
Regimental & Certificate of Merit
Oldham Branch Secretary & Treasurer

Mobile: 07837 814703
Landline: 01457 238932

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I am unavailable to answer any phone calls between the 11th September 2018 until the 28th October 2018. If you need to contact myself, it would have to be by email and there could be a delay
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