Trafalgar Day 21st October 2016

Trafalgar Day events at which the Collingwood Society is represented:

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE:   the Cathedral Church of St Nicholas:  10.00 hrs:  public event:  assemble in the Eastern Chapel at 09.45 hrs for a parade around to the main door and short service and wreath laying by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Hazel Stephenson, at the Collingwood Memorial.

TYNEMOUTH:   Collingwood Monument: 11.40 hrs:  public event:  assemble from 11.30 hrs around the memorial for the annual ‘Toast the Admiral’ tribute.  Speeches and address by Captain Andy Jordan ADC RN, leading up to the toast at 12.00 hrs, followed by a lunch reception in the adjacent Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House, hosted by the Chairman of North Tyneside Council, Councillor Dave McGarr.

MORPETH:  Town Hall:  11.30 hrs:  Wreath laying at the Collingwood bust in the Town Hall foyer, followed by a toast outside Collingwood House, Oldgate at 12.00 hrs.

LONDON:  St. Paul’s Cathedral:  11.00 hrs:  public event:  assemble in the Nelson Chamber (close to the NW crypt door) at 10.30 hrs for a service at the tombs of Admirals Nelson and Collingwood.

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