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PHOTOGRAPHS
NORTHUMBRIA BRANCH FOUNDATION DINNER ON ST GEORGE'S DAY AT DURHAM CASTLE -
on Wednesday 23rd April 2008.
Guests of Honour: The Lord Lieutenant for County Durham, Sir Paul & Lady Sarah Nicholson
Mr Kevin Jobson, Founder Chairman Northumbria Branch RSStG, making his opening address to guests, before proposing the toast to 'The Royal Society of St George'. (l-r): Major (retd) Robert Peedle MBE TD, Vice-Chairman RSStG, presenting the Northumbria Branch RSStG Foundation Certificate to Lord Mackenzie, Branch President. (l-r): Standing: Mr Kevin Jobson, Chairman Northumbria Branch RSStG, Mr Robert Peedle, Vice-Chairman RSStG, admiring the Foundation Certificate held by Lord Mackenzie (seated).
Lord Mackenzie, speaking in his usual inimitable style then proposing the Toast to 'England, this blessed plot, this realm, this England, this dear, dear land'. Eight members of the drama and singing group 'Youth Connection', under the direction of Mrs Linda Watson, performing an excellent medley of songs. Founder member & Events Secretary, Mr Alex Nelson, proposing the toast to 'Absent Friends'.
 
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