Geoffrey Bransom Griffiths, 29 June 1926 - 18 October 2018.
Geoffrey, of Woodford Green, Essex, was an engineer who worked for Handley-Page on the Halifax and Victor bombers, a life-long aviation enthusiast and supporter of the musical arts.
On Monday 21st May 2018, the Royal Air Force Club was privileged to welcome the last surviving British member of the Dam Busters at a special Club Dinner to commemorate 75 years since Operation Chastise.
The Royal Air Force Club proudly celebrated its official centenary on 30th October 2018 and to help mark the occasion, two Royal Receptions were held at the prestigious and historic St James’s Palace.
On Sunday 25th November, the Club was delighted to welcome a very special guest speaker back to the Club, Professor Brian Cox OBE.
On Wednesday 21st November, we had the honour of welcoming BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner OBE VR FRGS to The RAF Club for a Champagne Reception & Club Dinner.
On Tuesday 6th November, RAF Club Executive Chef Michael Dutnall and team created a bespoke six course winter menu for Club members and guests for our Centenary Winter Gourmet Dinner.
Tuesday 30th October 2018 was The Royal Air Force Club’s official 100th Birthday, and it was a day of huge celebration.
On Monday 22nd October, the Club held its first ‘Women in Aviation’ Club Dinner, in which we welcomed several incredible female serving officers to The RAF Club to give a series of vignettes focusing on their individual Royal Air Force journeys.
The Club was privileged to welcome our Royal Patron, Her Majesty The Queen to the Club earlier today to celebrate our centenary year.