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Museum lecture programme 2017

The RLC Museum has released its 2017 lecture programme. For more information and to book tickets, contact the Museum on 01252 833371.

Thursday 11 May

‘Arming Britain’s Wartime Secret Army: Weapons and Equipment of the Auxunits’  with Maj D Clark

Having recently-spoken of the arming of World War II’s Home Guard, Maj Clarke returns to speak on the subject of the Auxunits, our secret, anti-invasion guerrilla fighters.

Thursday 1 Jun

‘Battlefield Success ‘ achieving tactical excellence in an infantry battalion 1916-18’ with F Skirrow

In January 1917 the 62nd Division went to France ‘ a second line territorial unit, it had no experience of the realities of the Western Front and its first engagements were disastrous. But by 1918 it was acknowledged to be one of the most reliable and aggressive units in the army.

Thursday 6 Jul

‘Daring, Dangerous, Delivered; Operation EAGLES SUMMIT and the plan to deliver a hydroelectric turbine to Helmand, Afghanistan in 2008’ with Lt Col I Bayliss.

In August 2008 16 Air Assault Brigade planned and executed the transportation and protection of seven electricity turbine components from Kandahar Airfield to the Kajaki Dam in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.This talk will focus in on the dangers posed by the enemy and the multiple challenges faced.

Thursday 7 Sept

‘Herbert Sulzbach: The Man with a Big Heart’ with A Hepburn

With these words, the German Ambassador described Herbert Sulzbach (1894-1985), who fought for Germany in World War I and with the Pioneer Corps in World War II. This talk explores his fascinating life.

The Royal Logistic Corps

Sports awards winners 2022 : Team of the year Royal Logistic Corps Cycling Association (RLCCA) Ladies team (Road and Mountain bike) are leading the way in Army Cycling.The success of the RLCCA Ladies team has grown from strength to strength over the last six years. Road Team Captain and Manager Maj Michelle Debono-Evans and 2IC Capt Sue Chittock combined with Major Tracey Mackenzie-Rayner for Mountain biking changed this by leading from the front on the bike and also igniting a successful recruitment drive for new ladies. The RLC ladies now field 4 of the 10 members of the Army Ladies Road Race Team and one of the 5 members of the Army XC MTB Team. Their list of achievements includes winning the Williams Cup in successive years (2018 and 2019), the only team to have their name on the trophy to date (taking into consideration the cancelled events in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID), they took second place in the Inter Corps Championships and numerous podium places across Senior, Masters, Grand Masters and the Team Categories every year. E-cycling popularity during the COVID restrictions, provided further opportunity to demonstrate their ability, with the RLC Ladies’ team leading the way in the Army Cycling Union e-racing series on Zwift. They have recorded consistent podium places and have been commended as the only Corps to field a full ladies’ team across the race series. The RLC fielded approximately a third of the ladies competing across the 2021/22 race series. ... See MoreSee Less
Has it been a year already?Join us live tonight for the 2022 RLC Sports awards. Keep an eye out on our facebook page around 8:30pm for a night of glitz and glamour streamed live to you!#sportsawards22 #wearetherlc ... See MoreSee Less
What's that? You want more?Check out the Corps Party in the Park in conjunction with the Corps Open Day there will be live music well into the night!Plus we have a very special announcement to make..... all will be revealed on the night!#wearetherlc #partyinthepark ... See MoreSee Less