News Round Up

There was an large turnout for the Perth & District Annual Gathering on Saturday 13th May. Members travelled from far and wide to take part in a most enjoyable and entertaining afternoon and evening. As is always the case with this event the buffet provided was exceptional.

There was an excellent turnout from branches for Airborne Forces Day and the Annual Muster in Dunfermline on Saturday 29th July. Over 200 members, guests and family friends were present to enjoy a parade and march past in the City Centre which was followed by a memorial service in Dunfermline Abbey. Lunch was taken in the Glen Pavilion and diners were entertained by the Tullis Russell Mills Brass Band and a piper during lunch. After lunch there was time to visit a number of displays in and around the Glen Pavilion before moving to the nearby DZ to watch a free fall parachute display. Unfortunately the winds were too strong to permit parachuting but the aircraft did make several passes over the DZ and the safety officer provided a running commentary.

Fifty members and guests were present at the Preview Evening for the 2017 Edinburgh Tattoo on Thursday 3rd August. The evening began with supper in the Royal Scots Club before moving to Edinburgh Castle for a superb tattoo. 

Perth & District held their annual golf competition on Monday 28th August 2017 and the members participating enjoyed an excellent and well run event.