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The 2019 Royal Marines Corps Family National Arboretum Parade Service and Lunch - Sunday 02 June
Sunday 2nd June, 2019
Starts 10:00 Ends 15:30
The National Memorial Arboretum - Croxall Rd, Alrewas, Burton On Trent DE13 7AR
From £12.50 per ticket
The provisional programme for the day is:
10.00 am onwards: Members arrive; tea/coffee available in the restaurant and kiosk area; individuals to pay.
10.50 am-11.10 am: Daily service available for all in the Chapel; there is only room for 100 in the Chapel, so please arrive there early if you wish to attend.
11.35 am: Standards, Marching Party and RM Band form up on Millennium Avenue, by Visitor Centre.
11.50 am: Marching Party and RM Band set off; halt at the RM Memorial.
11.55 am: VIP Party move to RM Memorial; halt at the RM Memorial.
12.00 mid-day: Service begins.
12.30 pm: Service ends and VIP Party moves to the saluting dais.
12.35 pm: March Past.
12.40 pm: Drinks Reception in the Marquee Bar; individuals to pay.
1.00 pm: Lunch in the Marquee; seated at 10 persons per table; advance tickets only at £12.00 per person through the RMA website. Numbers are limited to 120. Please indicate when booking if you require the vegetarian option.
On completion, members free to do as they wish.
Dress and Standards: Dress for RMA members will be blazers or suits with RMA or Corps ties, plus berets and medals. There will be a PA system that will ensure that everyone has the opportunity to hear the ceremony, although the viewing area is dependent on the ground and the tiny area that the Corps negotiated many years ago.
Tickets are only available to members of the Royal Marines Association.