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OU Military & Remembrance Lunch

November 24, 2018 at 11:30am


We are delighted to invite you and your partner to a Military and Remembrance Lunch to be held at Uppingham on Saturday 24th November. All OUs are welcome.

During the day we will commemorate all those who have served their country and, in this centenary year since the end of WWI, we especially remember more than 2,300 OUs who fought in the War and the 460 who made the ultimate sacrifice during the conflict. Prior to the lunch, a special Chapel service will be held and a re-dedication of the WWI Chapel Memorial will take place to honour an additional 13 OUs who have been recently added to the Memorial. Dress code is Lounge suit/Blazer. Those with decorations are encouraged to wear them.

Order of the day:

11.30am – Chapel Service
12.00pm – Drinks reception in the Undercroft
1.00pm – Lunch in the Memorial Hall
From 2.15pm  – Opportunity to watch U16s Boys’ Rugby v Warwick School on the Leicester, Girls’ Hockey v Repton School on The Middle or Fives v OUs at the Fives Courts.
2.45pm – We hope to provide a showing of ‘Love Have I Known’, in the Lecture Theatre (in the East Block) a short film set in Uppingham just before WWI and written and produced by Gregory Nice (LH 02), please click here for more details.
4.00pm –Tea at the Sports Centre
5.00pm – End of organised activities but please feel free to carry on catching up with old friends in the town.

The cost is £40.00 per person, to include a pre-lunch drink, three course lunch and ½ bottle of wine followed by tea and coffee. Partners and carers are very welcome to attend. Booking details are provided below.

We have sent invitations to all of the OUs we understand to have served or are currently serving in the military, however all OUs are very welcome to attend the event so please do get in touch with your contemporaries and encourage them to join you. If you would like our help to get in touch with anyone, please let us know.

I do hope you are able to attend what promises to be a most enjoyable and moving day. We look forward to hearing from you shortly.

How to book:

Telephone: Contact Jo on 01572 820616 to pay by credit/debit card over the telephone.

Post: Please complete the below booking form and send with your payment to the OU Office for the attention of Jo Franklin. Cheques should be made payable to ‘OU Association’.

By direct bank transfer: The OU account details are provided below. Please email Jo to confirm when you have made your payment so that we acknowledge receipt of the funds.
Name: Uppingham Association
Sort Code: 20 63 66
Account No: 20893641
Payment ref: Guest name

Please be aware that as places are limited, an early response is recommended.


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