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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. 

Please get in touch.

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NEXT BRANCH MEETING

Our next Branch Meeting is scheduled to commence at 1115 hrs on Sunday 12 July 2020. This will be dependant on any stability in the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Please pass the detail to other members you are in contact with.

REGIMENTAL REMEMBRANCE DAY (RRD) 2020

CANCELLED - Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the Regimental Remembrance Day (Black Sunday), that was scheduled to be held on Sunday 17 May 2020, is CANCELLED.

BEATING RETREAT

CANCELLED - Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Beating Retreat on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 June 2020 is CANCELLED

QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY PARADE

To be confirmed - Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Queen's Birthday Parade may not now be held on Saturday 13 June 2020. 1st Battalion Welsh Guards were due to Troop their Colour.

COLONEL'S REVIEW

To be confirmed - Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Colonel's Review (2nd Rehearsall for the Queen's Birthday Parade) may not now be held on Saturday 6 June 2020.

MAJOR GENERAL'S REVIEW

To be confirmed - Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Major General's Review (1st Rehearsall for the Queen's Birthday Parade) may not now 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

Provided the COVID-19 situation allows, our Annual Dinner is to be 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.

PUBLIC NEWS PAGE

The Public News page was updated on 24 March 2020. Please visit to read the information in the message from Sgt "Rodders" Haughton at RHQ.

GRENADIER DAY 2020

Provided the COVID-19 situation allows it to happen, 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 PARTY 2020

Our entertainment is


"Jonathan Stevens"

CHRISTMAS FUNCTION 2020

Book now for the Branch Christmas Function that, provided the COVID-19 situation allows, 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.

MAY BRANCH MEETING

CANCELLED - Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our Branch Meeting, that was scheduled to commence at 1115 hrs on Sunday 10 May 2020, is CANCELLED.

Please pass the detail to other members you are in contact with.

MEETING MINUTES

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

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

GRENADIER GAZETTE 2020

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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.

FACEBOOK PAGE


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ROLL CALL (EDITION 20)

Registered Branch members may download the March 2020 edition of "Roll Call" and supporting forms. Login to the Sentry Box and click on the Downloads and Newsletters hyperlinks in the menu bar.