50th Anniversary Celebrations updates

posted 04 August 2023, 10:14 am

Further to the published article in Report about our 50th Anniversary celebrations at Bisley on Saturday the 23rd of September, please note the following details and instructions.

Lectures: We will hold two lectures on the day at the Commonwealth Club.

  • The first will be titled “Not run of the mill Martinis” and will be delivered by Martin Hinchcliffe. This should commence at about 10:30 for an hour with a Q&A to follow.
  • The second lecture will be delivered after lunch by Ian Patrick on the subject of “The Sten 9mm Machine Carbine”; duration 1 ½ Hours plus Q&A.

Please note that seating is restricted at the Commonwealth Club and your place should be booked by emailing Molly Milner at section.7.3@hbsa-uk.org

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

Shooting:  At the same time David Carroll will be managing a shooting exhibition/show and tell/have a go (subject to licencing) at 600 Yards Century range. Members are encouraged to bring unusual or fine arms for display or use.

Exhibition:  David Frohnwieser and his team will be managing an exhibition with an extensive display of military and sporting firearms adjacent to the 600 yd firing point.

Celebratory Buffet Carvery:  Tickets for the celebratory buffet carvery at the Council Club (the HQ of Bisley Shooing Ground) are now available.
Drinks from 18:00, dinner at 19.00, carriages at 23.00.
The men’s dress code will be lounge suit or jacket with tie.
There will be a cash bar.
Tickets are available to purchase here >>>>