40th Anniversary of the Falklands Campaign – Portsmouth Guildhall – Friday 17 June 2022

Dear South Atlantic Medal holder,

As part of the commemorations of the 40th Anniversary of the Falklands Campaign, Portsmouth City Council (PCC) will be holding a Civic Reception for South Atlantic Medal (SAM) holders in Portsmouth Guildhall on the evening of Friday 17 June 2022. Prior to the Reception there will be a Beat the Retreat on the Guildhall steps starting at 1900.

South Atlantic Medal holders have been allocated 130 tickets to this event, and we are inviting SAM holders to register their interest in attending.  When registering your interest, please indicate if you would be accompanied to this event, as one additional guest may also attend.

As tickets are limited, in the event of oversubscription, a ballot will be held, where names will be chosen at random.

This a free event, sponsored by PCC.  If your bid for this event is unsuccessful, the Royal Navy Association are hosting several events over the weekend 17th – 19th June you may wish to attend, the details of which will be published on the SAMA Website. 

To register your interest for this event, please email F40PortsmouthDinner@sama82.org.uk

with the following information, no later than 31st March 2022 – shortly after this date the ballot will be held if necessary, and both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be informed :

SAM Holder Name:

Ship / Unit Served:

Guest Name (if applicable):