Thanksgiving service at District Training Centre
On Sunday 17th of November the district held a service of Thanksgiving and celebration at the North West District Training Centre at Treales near Kirkham. After music from the Accrington BB Brass Band, Rev Bill Addy, a former Captain of the 35th Liverpool and Hon Vice President of the Liverpool Battalion gave the address.
After the service the 5th Manchester band played on the square outside the centenary building. Their performance ended with a Beating the Retreat and a two minutes silence to remember former members of the District.
Guests arriving; John Chappell MBE, former Field Officer to the district, his wife and son are greeted by the District President, Alan McLouglin.
The Accrington Band
Rev Bill Addy, giving the address
Mr Alan McLoughlin District President
5th Manchester band Beating the Retreat
The reception and guests