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Sunday, 21 September 2014

RTTW 2014 Order of Events


RTTW 2014

Order of Events*

1030 - 1330 Royal Veterinary Corp Dog Display Team
1045 - 1055 Pipers on steps of AFM

Pause in proceedings for daily 1100 service

1130 - 1140 Aerobatic display – non military
1145 - 1200 Military Wives below AFM
1205 - 1215 Pipers on steps of AFM

Main Flag bearers start arriving approx 1230 (Piper to walk in front of Flag bearers up the Causeway)

1300 - 1315 Military Wives below AFM

(John Foster and party to the Wall)

1320 - 1325 Take me home – Darren Smith
1330 - 1335 Tiger Moth biplane dropping poppy petal along causeway
1345 - 1350 You are not Fallen solo by Emma Munro-Wilson (with DVD from last year)
1355 - 1400 Pipers on steps of AFM
1400  BBMF flypast - Dakota
1402  Welcome from Founder - Martin Dickinson
1405  Short address by Major General Lamont Kirkland – Patron RTTW
1410  Short address by Air Commodore Simon Richardson – Senior RAF representative to RTTW
1415  Short address by Sarah Montgomery– MD National Memorial Arboretum
1420  Service conducted by Mike Brotherton
1430  Last post followed by a minute’s silence
1434  Reveille
1435 Wreath laying led by Dave Smith (piper) followed by Martin Dickinson and Major General Kirkland

DVDs

*All timings are approximate but every endeavour will be made to stick to them as closely as possible

DVDs to be played after wreaths have been laid. To be played when non wreath layers are processing to the Wall (produced by Paul Ward - clips to Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits)

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