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Welcome to the East Kent Branch

The members of the East Kent Branch welcome you to our website and hope you enjoy browsing it. The website is regularly updated, so please revisit often.

We believe you will find a large assortment of interesting and informative information on our pages and that you will find it easy to navigate. Please let us know if you do not.

The site contains information about our Branch of the Grenadier Guards Association and the Association itself. You can also find a wealth of information about the Grenadier Guards Regiment, plus other matters.

 On this website we have an area named "The Sentry Box" where only registered Branch members may log in to obtain specific information for them. Such registered members will have been provided with a username and password, or can apply to the Webmaster for access.

Membership of our Branch includes ex-servicemen from all Regiments of the Household Division as well as other Corps and Regiments of the British Army. Whether you are young, or not so young, we are always pleased to welcome new members. 

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BEATING RETREAT

RHQ has confirmed that Beating Retreat will be held on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 June 2020.

QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY PARADE

RHQ has confirmed that the Queen's Birthday Parade will be held on Saturday 13 June 2020. 1st Battalion Welsh Guards will Troop their Colour.

COLONEL'S REVIEW

RHQ has confirmed that the Colonel's Review (2nd Rehearsall for the Queen's Birthday Parade) will be held on Saturday 6 June 2020.

MAJOR GENERAL'S REVIEW

RHQ has confirmed that the Major General's Review (1st Rehearsall for the Queen's Birthday Parade) will be held on Saturday 30 May 2020.

ANNUAL DINNER 2020

Our entertainment for this evening is:


The Grand hotel's pianist
(will play through dinner, for the toasts and after dinner)

ANNUAL DINNER 2020

Our Annual Dinner is being held at The Grand, Folkestone on Saturday 05 September 2020. 1800 for 1900 hrs dinner.

Lounge Suit, or Blazer and Flannels.

Members and Friends of the Branch are encouraged to book early.

REGIMENTAL REMEMBRANCE DAY (RRD) 2020

RHQ has confirmed that the next Regimental Remembrance Day (Black Sunday) will be held on Sunday 17 May 2020. Venue: Wellington Barracks, London. Seating: Please be seated in the Guards Chapel before 1430 hrs. NO STANDING now permitted.

GRENADIER DAY 2020

RHQ has confirmed that Grenadier Day will be held on Sunday 19 July 2020. The venue will be Lille Barracks, Aldershot.

Please make your own way there if attending.

CHRISTMAS FUNCTION 2020

Book now for the Branch Christmas Function that is to be held at the Hythe Sports and Social Club (CT21 6EN) on Saturday 12 December 2020, 1830 for 1900 hrs.

Buffet Supper. Entertainment. Raffle.

Please book direct with the Chairman or Events Coordinator.

NEXT BRANCH MEETING

Our AGM, followed by the next Branch Meeting commences at 1100 hrs on Sunday 15 March 2020.

Held at Hythe Sports & Social Club (CT21 6EN).

Please contact the Hon. Secretary if there is any doubt on where this meeting is to be held.

MEETING MINUTES

Registered Branch members may download copies of the agenda and minutes of the January 2020 Branch meeting.

Login to "The Sentry Box" and click on the Downloads hyperlink in the menu bar.

GRENADIER GAZETTE 2020

Order a 2020 edition. £7.25 each + P&P. Click here

NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME

The East Kent Branch Grenadier Guards Association welcome new members.

See the Branch Diary and Events page for details of our meetings.

Use the Contact Us page to contact the Membership Secretary for more detail.

VETERAN'S OYSTER PHOTOCARD

Eligable Veterans can get a Veterans Oyster photocard to travel FREE on London's public transport, including most National Rail services in London. To read more and see if you qualify visit CLICK HERE.

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ROLL CALL (EDITION 19)

Registered Branch members may download the June 2019 edition of "Roll Call". Login to the Sentry Box and click on the Downloads and Newsletters hyperlinks in the menu bar.