The Hull branch of RAFA, the Association that supports serving RAF members, veterans and family members has announced a celebration dinner for the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
Scramble 75 on 16 March 2020 celebrates the 75th anniversary of VE Day and the Hull branch of RAFA. The Double Tree Hilton is hosting an evening dinner, featuring the RAF Waddington Pipes & Drums. For £35 per person or £350 for a table of 10, each table will be themed around an RAF base in the area. There’s a full evening of entertainment including cabaret artists covering music from the ‘40s and ‘50s, all the way through to the 2000s to finish off the evening. Also in the line-up is a comedy act call The Inflations, giving diners something a bit different from alternative VE Day events.
Hull is still UK City of Culture so it’s also a chance to explore what Hull has to offer. There are reasonable hotels nearby and the Hilton is offering a reduced rate on the night of the event. This is a chance to enjoy an RAF-themed night and celebrate with serving, or formerly serving personnel. Guest will be greeted by a red carpet, with a guard of honour presented by the local Air Training Corps Cadets.
All are welcome, you don’t need to have a link to the RAF to attend. This is your chance to respect what members of the RAF did, and still do, for us all. For more information browse www.rafahull.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check ticket availability via Mally King on 07786 117119.
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