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The South Hampshire Area meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month:
8.00pm Salon bar at the Golden Lion PO17 6EB in the village of Southwick (Pronounced Suthwyk)
(Unless ordered otherwise by General Mayhem)
We really are a friendly bunch and welcome guests.
THE NORMANDY D-DAY FESTIVAL JUNE 2019
5th Weds Creully Camp opens. Vehicles and re-enactors. Until 10th June
5th Daks over Normandy. Main Dakota and C47 fly out from Duxford.
Latest information seems to confirm 40 plus planes, to be based at Caen.(Carpiquet airfield). At Caen until 9th June
At some stage Round Canopy planes arrive from Ottery St Mary, Devon.
To be based at Cherbourg Airfield. 3-6 Daks expected, plus jumpers.
6thThursday D Day commemorations at many locations
6th Airborne School ‘Neptune 2019’ Parachute event based at Carpiquet
Parachute drop at 08.00 hours DZ LE HOLDY
6th ‘Gliderbourne’ 75th Anniversary Location TBC
6th Camp Arizona opens at Carentan. Until 10th June.
7th Friday Bourse Militairia. The Cattle Market, Carentan. 08.00 until 16.00
Stalls almost fully booked. Over the road from camp Arizona.
7th Round Canopy drops at Ranville and Pegasus Bridge. Times and flight
routes from Cherbourg (Maupertus airfield) to be confirmed.
8th Saturday Airborne School Drops 08.00 DZ to be confirmed
8th Saturday Parade. Isigny-sur-Mere. 20.00 til 21.30
10 tanks, 350 vehicles and armour already entered.
Longer parade route than Ste Mere Eglise, and a large town square
display usually after parade.
9th Sunday Parachutage at La Fiere. Round Canopy lead, assume 12.00 TBC
Nato contingent from Ramstein Germany TBC
10th Monday Hilaire Petitville. Commemorations 10.00 til 12.00
SOUTH HAMPSHIRE MVT FACEBOOK PAGE
The South Hampshire Military Vehicle Trust now have our very own FaceBook page, why not search us out and follow us @Southhantsmvt
D-DAY COMMEMORATIVE CONVOY
The event will start at Southwick House on 25th June 2022 near Fareham in Hampshire and run to Milestones Museum in Basingstoke, a distance of about 37 miles. The object of the event is to raise funds for the Royal British Legion Riders’ Branch.
In order to avoid too much difficulty with traffic regulations the convoy may have to be restricted to 60 vehicles, which should be of Second World War vintage and of all allied nations.
Anyone interested in taking part should contact Vice President Michael Burne on [email protected] . Entry forms with full details will be sent nearer the time.
LEE VICTORY PARADE 25th-26th Sept 2021
Further details can be found on:
STOKES BAY CAR RALLY
The Rotary Club of Gosport 68th Vehicle Rally Bank Holiday 30th August 2021 entry fee £4.00 to good local causes, entry form available from Paul Edwards
Seeks British WW2 vehicles 17th-19th Sept 21.
This year's Revival will recreate the famous 1946 London Victory Parade as a major part of the weedend events. APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Well! Our friends at Solent Overlord Excutive organisers of OVERLORD 2021 promised us an explosive show and that's exactly what they delivered, Tanks, Halftracks, a Spitfire fly pass and a full compliment of 200 plus Soft skins line the Lawns this August. A full action packed arena event saw Germans do battle with the Allies, and safe to report we won! Not only a fantastic show on the South Coast but a great opportunity to catch up with friends we haven't seen for a while. Thank you Richard and your team of SOE volunteers for all your efforts.
Repro Stug built around a 432...Brilliant work!!