Veterans Cruise

The Annual Veterans Cruise will take place from Thames Motor Yacht Club, Hampton Court over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd September. Over 20 Little Ships are expected to support this important event.

On Saturday 1st September Little Ships will depart Thames Motor Yacht Club around 1300 and head downstream for a short service at the Dynamo memorial at Teddington Lock (around 1400). Little Ships will continue downstream and turn at Richmond before returning to TMYC. Veterans from the Falklands and other conflicts will be hosted.

1. September 2018 (All day) - 2. September 2018 (All day)

Annual General Meeting Friday 23rd March, 2018

The AGM has been rescheduled from Friday 2nd March to Friday 23rd March due to forecast weather.

The Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London. W1J 5NS. 7.30pm for 8.00pm
All members and associates are encouraged to attend and express their views on the management of the Association.
Contact David Knight, Hon Secretary

23. March 2018 - 19:15 - 21:30

Lady Lou

Lady Lou

Fitting Out Supper Friday 20th April

The Fitting Out Supper for ADLS members and guests will be held at the Leander Club, White Hill, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2LP. Invitations will be sent to all members nearer the date of the event. For further information please contact the Events Secretary events@adls.org.uk .

20. April 2018 - 19:00 - 23:30

Thames Traditional Boat Festival, Henley on Thames

Up to 20 Little Ships are expected to attend the Thames Traditional Boat Festival, Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2HY. For further details contact events@adls.org.uk .

20. July 2018 (All day) - 22. July 2018 (All day)

STOP PRESS Annual General Meeting Friday 2nd March, 2018 POSTPONED

Due to the forecast snow and cold weather the AGM has been postponed to Friday 23rd March.

The Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London. W1J 5NS. 7.30pm for 8.00pm
All members and associates are encouraged to attend and express their views on the management of the Association.
Contact David Knight, Hon Secretary

2. March 2018 - 19:30 - 21:45

The Royal Harbour History Festival June 2018 - ADLS participation now cancelled

Official participation by the ADLS has been cancelled.
For further information contact events@adls.org.uk

https://rhhf.co.uk/

15. June 2018 (All day) - 17. June 2018 (All day)

Commemorative Cruise 2018

In 2018 the Little Ships will return to Ipswich for the annual Commemorative Cruise.
Further details are available from the Hon Events Secretary email events@adls.org.uk .

25. May 2018 (All day) - 28. May 2018 (All day)

Oostende voor Anker

In 2018 Oostende voor Anker (Ostend at Anchor) will commemorate the second Ostend Raid (see below). In the past few years the Ostend festival has coincided with the Commemorative Cruise so it has not been possible to support this popular event. As the selected dates for 2018 do not clash with the Commemorative Cruise it is hoped that several Little Ships will be able to attend.

10. May 2018 (All day) - 13. May 2018 (All day)

Annual Veterans Cruise

The 2017 Veterans Cruise will take place over two days with up to 20 Little Ships based at Thames Motor Yacht Club, Hampton Court. Veterans from the Korean War, the Falklands, war widows and others will join the Little Ships on Saturday. On Sunday the Little Ships will carry Veterans from WWII including Dunkirk Veterans, Normandy Veterans, Arctic convoy Veterans, Costal Forces Veterans and – for the first time ever – ladies who served in the WRENS during WWII.

2. September 2017 (All day) - 3. September 2017 (All day)

Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 24th - 25th - 26th August 2017

The Regatta Committee has invited the Association to join the Dartmouth Royal Regatta on the River Dart. Events will include an air display a review of classic boats and a steam rally. Further details at http://www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk/ .

For further information contact Jonathan Hawkins jonathanhawkins387@yahoo.co.uk .

24. August 2017 (All day) - 26. August 2017 (All day)

Laying Up Supper, Nov 4th

The 2017 Laying Up Supper will be held at the Royal Air Force Club, Piccadilly, London. Members and invited guests only.
Contact events@adls.org.uk

4. November 2017 - 18:30 - 23:00

'DUNKIRK' the Movie

'Dunkirk' will be released in theatres on July 21, 2017. Director Christopher Nolan has assembled a number of notable names for his upcoming (and first) war movie, chief among them being Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Harry Styles.

Also starring a number of the Association's Little Ships including Hilfranor, Nyula, Elvin, Papillon, MTB102, Caronia, Mary Jane, Endeavour, New Britannic, Mimosa, RIIS I and Princess Elizabeth.

21. July 2017 (All day) - 1. July 2018 (All day)

Thames Traditional Boat Festival Friday 14th - Sunday 16th July, Fawley Meadows, Henley - on - Thames

17 Little Ships are registered to attend this not-to-be -missed event on the banks of the River Thames at Henley. Little Ships will sail past on each day of the Festival at a time to be confirmed in the programme. However it is expected that the sail past will be mid afternoon.

The Association is particularly pleased to welcome 'Anne' and 'Deenar' after lengthy restoration.

14. July 2017 (All day) - 16. July 2017 (All day)

Association Annual General Meeting Friday 3rd March 2107

Members and Associates are invited to the Association AGM to be held at the The Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London. W1J 5NS on Friday 3rd March, 1930hrs for 2000.
Minutes of the last AGM and the agenda will be circulated to Members prior to the meeting.

In common with other London Clubs a dress code is maintained in the public rooms. Although a jacket and tie is no longer compulsory jeans and other such 'casual' attire are not permitted.

3. March 2017 - 19:00 - 21:30

Fitting Out Supper, Friday 21st April 2017, Dorney Lake near Windsor

Address for Dorney Lake:
Dorney Lake, Eton College Rowing Centre, off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6QP

Exit at M$ Junction 7 follow slip road to roundabout

Turn left onto A4 towards Maidenhead

After traffic lights turn left at roundabout onto B3026, signposted for Dorney and Eton

On sharp left-hand bend, turn right, signposted Dorney Reach

After 400m enter Dorney Lake, Eton College Rowing Centre through large white double gates

Follow perimeter road to left of lake down to the boathouse

21. April 2017 - 19:00 - 21:00

Massey Shaw by Westminster - Lord Mayors Show 2016

Massey Shaw by Westminster - Lord Mayors Show 2016

Massey Shaw outside Parliament on the River Thames during the Lord Mayors Show 2016. www.masseyshaw.org

Commemorative Cruise to Chatham May 26th to May 29th, 2017

The 2017 Commemorative Cruise will be held at Chatham on the River Medway. Little Ships will arrive from Thursday 25th May and depart by Tuesday 30th May.
A Commemorative Supper will be held on Saturday 27th at Medway Yacht Club.

A quay side Commemorative Service will be held on Sunday 28th at 11.00 alongside the Little Ships. All are welcome.

For further information please contact the Hon Events Secretary at events@adls.org.uk

Updated April 2017

26. May 2017 (All day) - 29. May 2017 (All day)
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