Seahaven Royal Society of St George commemorate Battle of Trafalgar

RSSG president, Laurie Holland (centre) with Seaford mayor, Cllr Nazi Adil (right), and her consort for the evening, Arsalan Awan (left), courtesy of Cllr Nazi Adil
RSSG president, Laurie Holland (centre) with Seaford mayor, Cllr Nazi Adil (right), and her consort for the evening, Arsalan Awan (left), courtesy of Cllr Nazi Adil

A celebratory dinner and raffle was held by Seahaven Royal Society of St George to celebrate Trafalgar Day.

The branch, and 56 of its members, came together to mark the occasion on Monday (21 October).

RSSG chairman, Bob Peedle MBE, calling the raffle numbers for the lucky winners, courtesy of Cllr Nazi Adil

RSSG chairman, Bob Peedle MBE, calling the raffle numbers for the lucky winners, courtesy of Cllr Nazi Adil

Members congregated at Deans Place Hotel at Alfriston and were joined by the mayor of Seaford, Cllr Nazi Adil.

The chairman’s welcome was delivered by East Sussex’s high sheriff, Victoria Hancock and Harry Summerton, former Royal Navy officer, delivered ‘The Immortal Memory of Nelson’.

A raffle was held at the event and proceeds will be reinvested in the Society.

Branch chairman, Bob Peedle MBE, announced that commemorative wristbands will be gifted to Denton Community Primary School to mark its fiftieth anniversary.

The society will also present new business cards to the Children with Cancer Fund, which is based in Polegate.

Having been formed in January 2010, the Society will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a New Year’s Day lunch.

Trafalgar Day is a celebration to commemorate a Royal Navy Victory over France and Spain at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805).