Huge and Mighty Men of Valour Huge and Mighty Men of Valour BBC radio 2 Tuesday 18th October 2016. A programme about the caribbean contribution to British Armed Forces focussing on the British West Indies Regiment. Here is a 'dropbox' link to the above programme presented by Sir Trevor Mcdonald. https://www.dropbox.com/home?preview=Huge+and+mighty+men+of+valour.mp3 (copy and paste into your web browser)
Summer Ball 2016. On Saturday 25th June 150 members and guests gathered at the Tally Ho Conference and Banqueting centre, Edgbaston,Birmingham for the association's annual Dinner and Dance. This year we celebrated our 21st anniversary. Master of Ceremony was the one only Cliff Walker JP, MBE who, over the years has done an excellent job in ensuring that we have a prompt start and the night runs according to programme. During the meal guests were entertained by the dulcet of of saxophonist Samantha-Jayne. After the meal and a couple of speeches, the ever popular (big people DJ) Trevor Junior took charge and we danced till 1:45am.
Our guest speaker was Squadron Leader Stephen Grant who, gave an excellent and enlightening speech on his career in the RAF.
Our special guest was Alphea Wiggins, Deputy High Commissioner for Barbados who gave a brief speech on the benefits of documenting our history. BCVA would like to thank all members and guests who attended our 21st anniversay celebrations this year for their continued support in helping to make the event such a wonderful occcasion. Please make a note in your diary that next years Dinner and Dance will be on 24th June 2017. Tickets are now on sale. To see photos of previous events, please click the link below or copy and paste into your browser. http://www.walterjamesphotography.co.uk/p1038861214
Christmas Social 08/12/11.
Members with flag of the Regimental colours of 1st Battalion West India Regiment showing Battle honours