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Royal Marines Corps Families Weekend 2019

Saturday 14th September, 2019 until Sunday 15th September, 2019
Starts 14:08 Ends 00:00


Commando Training Centre RM, Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 5AR


From £0.00 per ticket

The Corps Family Weekend will take place between 14 and 15 September 2019.  In order for the organisers to get some idea of attendance from the RMA could members please express an interest by purchasing tickets on the website. This is free and is not required this year for entry but is to give us an idea of numbers attending for catering, security etc. If you have a blue badge and require a car pass on the day please contact us directly and we will arrange this. 

Admission – Free.  All RMA members will gain entry into the camp with their RMA membership Card accompanied by photographic ID.  Each member may bring guests however you will have to vouch for them at the gate and accompany them into camp.  All guests over 18 will need photo ID.

Sunday Lunch – If you require Sunday lunch after the parade you will require a ticket.  Tickets can be obtained through the website by clicking on the CFW event box.

Sunday lunch in the Main Galley = £5 per head.

Sunday Lunch in the Sergeants Mess (Red Card holder + Guests only) = £10 per head.

Lunch in the Officers Mess (Officers + Guests only) = £10 per head.

Detail in brief (a comprehensive programme will be disseminated in due course)

Sat 14 Sep 19

0900 - 1030 – RMA Annual Meeting 

1100 – Gates open for the Corps Family Day.  All stances, refreshments and activities will be focused in the area of the main parade.  Refreshments throughout the day will be available on a pay as you eat routine.

1100 – 1300 - RMA RFC and RMA FC games kick off on the top field.  The games will start with Beatings from the Corps of Drums and refreshments will be available.  Members are encouraged to support our teams.

1200 – 1630 – Main arena displays to include the Inter Unit Tug of War, Unarmed Combat Display, Cadet Field Gun and many other Cadet displays.  Also the RMA Quiz, RMA Standard Bearer Competition and much more.

1630 – 1800 – Music festival on the Parade Ground - Royal Marines Dance Band.

1800 – 1815 – Display by the Corps of Drums on the Parade Ground.

1815 – 1830 – Prize Giving presented by the Commandant General (tbc) on the Parade Ground.

1830 – 1930 - Local Dance Band accompanied by ranks from NSRC Hasler (tbc)

1930 – 2000 – Ceremonial Sunset conducted by the Band of the Royal Marines on the Parade Ground.

2000 – All activities finish on the Parade Ground.

2000 – 2359 – Disco and bar in the Function Room (All ranks)

2000 – 2359 – Sgts’ Mess open (Red Card holders and guests only)

2000 -2359 – Officers Mess open (Officers and guests only)

0030 – Camp clear of guests.

Sunday 15 September

0930 – Cadet Parade.

1000 – Gates open to RMA members and guests.

1115 – Corps Families Day Parade starts.

1200 – Guests gather in the Drill Shed for beer and hot dogs.

1230 – Lunch in the Main Galley starts (Ticket only)

1300 – Lunch in the Officers and Sergeants Mess (Ticket only)

1600 – Guests clear of camp.

RMA-The Royal Marines Charity Annual Meeting will take place in the Falklands Hall at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines on Saturday 14 September 2019 starting at 0900 hours. The meeting will include an address by the Commandant General Royal Marines (TBC).  All RMA members are most welcome to attend the meeting. However, entry will be by ticket so that numbers can be accurately estimated in advance. Anyone wishing to attend is requested to download a ticket from below. Please contact the Membership Secretaries if you have any questions.

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