A visit to Olympia to see this annual pageant given by units of the three fighting services.
The programme of events and timings of items is expected to be as follows:
2.30 Horse Jumping Competition. The Final of the King's Cup
2.45 Window ladder and rope climbing display by the Royal Navy
2.55 Establishment of a forward airfield by Transport Command, R.A.F.
3.10 Combined Women's Services physical fitness display
3.20 Musical ride by the Household Cavalry
3.38 Royal Naval Field Gun Competition
3.56 Motor-cycle display by the Royal Signals, Catterick
F. Streeter talks about small fruit and vegetables.
Providing light permits, a second visit will be paid to Olympia to see the remaining events in the programme. It is expected that the timing of items will be as follows:
7.30 Inter-Command obstacle race competition
7.40 Musical drive by the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery
7.52 Tug-of-war : H.M.S. Cadiz v. H.M.S. St. James
8.5 Sunset Ceremony by Massed Bands from the Royal Navy School of Music
8.20 Motor-cycle display by the Royal Signals, Catterick
"May the best days you have ever seen be the worst days you will ever know" is the heartfelt wish of C. Denier Warren, Jimmy Rich, Ike Hatch, Buddy Bradley, Sidney Burchall, Janet Davis (guest soloist), Kentucky Banjo Team
Leaders: Dick Pepper, Edward Fairs, and Bernard Sheaff
BBC Male Voice Chorus
and Eric Robinson's augmented Orchestra
Conducted by Cyril Gell
A challenge contest.
Miss Sally Ann Howes, Miss Hazel Court, Mr. David Tomlinson, Mr. Dermot Walsh
Miss Joan Gilbert, Miss Jeanne Bradnock, Mr. John Glyn-Jones, Mr. Peter Dimmock
Adjudicator: Leslie Mitchell
(Repeat of Friday's edition)