As Promised – Announcement Number 1

We are delighted to announce that thanks to the Second Sea Lord, on Saturday 20th July 2019 – we will be holding a Black Tie Dinner on-board HMS Victory on the Lower Gun Deck.

The event starts at 1800 with a private guided tour of the iconic warship, then there will be a reception drink before a display of the Royal Marines Corps of Drums, it will then be a three-course meal with Wine and Port..

A Photographer will be on hand to record the event and take individual portraits

The evening will then end with a talk from our guest of honour and an auction.

The event is limited to 100 Guests and are sure to sell out quickly.

Cost is £200 Per Person with a deposit of £25 Per Person is required to confirm your ticket.

All Profits will go towards the Normandy Veterans Reunion in 2019

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Announcement Number 2

The Spirit of Normandy Trust are pleased to announce that the D Day and Normandy Veterans 75th Anniversary Reunion will take place on the weekend of the 6th to 8th of September 2019.

The venue for the main event on the 7th Sept has now been confirmed as The Historic Dockyard Portsmouth.

The planning is underway but we hope to include the following entertainment for the reunion:

WW2 Vehicle Line Up
Stage acts including 40’s singers and Big Band
BBMF Flypast
RN Historic Flight Flypast
Displays and Stalls
Veterans Marquee and Catering Area
Parade of Veterans

The event will be open to the public, but we will have Veterans and Guests Only Areas.

Hotel accommodation is being arranged at preferential rates – this will be on a first come first served basis.

The current plan is:

6th Sept: Gala Dinner at the Royal Maritime Club
7th Sept: Reunion – Historic Dockyard
8th Sept: Service of Commemoration

Any questions please email us on


The 2017 Normandy Veterans’ Reunion took place from Friday 29th September- Sunday 1st October in Southsea, Portsmouth. To read about the reunion please read the following newsletter. Reunion Newsletter 2017

The Red Devils who displayed at the reunion.
Jed receiving the General Peter Martin award.
Jess receiving her certificate and plaque for the Key stage 3 category.