Halley 50 Year Celebration - 2006

Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th October 2006
Park Inn, Northampton


A unique event to mark 50 years of Halley, Antarctica.

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Reunion dinner

19:30 for 20:00 on Saturday 14 October 2006

Master of Ceremonies: David Fletcher

Number of diners: 383

Grace: Liz Pinnock


Smoked Salmon on a bed of Seasonal Leaves
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Champagne Sorbet
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Roast Rack of Lamb
Served with Roasted Vegetables, Sherry Jus and Roasted Garlic
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Individual Lemon Tarts
Served with Chantilly Cream
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Selection of English & Continental Cheeses
Served with Celery, Grapes & Biscuits
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Coffee and Chocolate Truffles
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(wine from the list)

After Dinner toast and speeches:

  • The Loyal Toast: "The Queen"
  • Silent Toast: "Those who did not return" - Neville Mann, Jeremy Bailey, David Wild, John Wilson and Miles Mosley; proposed by Tony Haynes
  • "Absent Friends"; proposed by George Hemmen
  • "Halley"; proposed by invited after-dinner speaker Captain Stuart Lawrence
  • Thanks and presentation to Stuart Lawrence

Messages from those who could not be present

Live video link with Halley, conducted by Steve Marshall

preceded by a pre-recorded video introduction to the base members

23 October 2006
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