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National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Rememberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Rememberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Rememberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Rememberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remembrance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, amaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Remberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.

National Standard Bearers and Novice Standard Bearers Competition - Heads Up

Shipmates may wish to make a note in their diaries for the upcoming Standard Bearer extravaganza at HMS Collingwood. The excitement is brewing as 2018 could be the year that S/M Bob ‘the Tartan Trojan’ Coburn loses his National Standard Bearer crown to Ben ‘I was there’ Cartwright, or Marie ’Two Comp’ Taylor BEM or Dave ‘8 Bit’
Corrigan.......... Tickets are selling fast and it could be a capacity sell out.

On a serious note The National Standard Bearers and new Novice Standard Bearers competition along with the Association of WRNS competition will take place at HMS Collingwood on Saturday 12 May 2018 and will the same format as recent competitions commencing at 1000 and on completion will be followed by a presentation ceremony.

The National Ceremonial Officer, Shipmate Mick Kieran, is really very keen to encourage Novice Standard Bearers to come along and experience the ceremony, camaraderie and fun in taking part in this competition. It is hoped they will then move onto to enter the main competition and one day become National Standard Bearer which is a prestigious role within the RNA appearing at Conference, Biennial Parade in Whitehall and representing the RNA at national events such as Rememberance Festival in the Royal Albert Hall and other national commemorative events.

The Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess have very kindly offered 12 cabins worth of accommodation to those competitors and guests who wish to stay in HMS Collingwood on Friday, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Alternative accommodation is available in the Royal Maritime Club for the RNA rate which includes Dinner ,Bed and Breakfast for £58, please ensure you quote the RNA membership number 7398 for these prices.

Full details of the competition will be announced in the next edition of the Semaphore Arms. Closing dates for entries will be Friday 6 April 2018​.