Desert Rats Association D-Day Dinner and Dance


The Desert Rats Association, in support of the 7th Armoured Division Memorial Fund (Registered No. 1063575 under the Charities Act of 1960), is proud to announce that on 6th April  2019, it will be holding a 1940's style Dinner and Dance to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy in 1994, at Lynford Hall, Hotel, Mundford, Norfolk, where the Association has negotiated special room rates for the event.



Grand Country House Hotel Dinner and Dance

1940's Theme Dinner and Dance, to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, in aid of the Charity we support.

Please come and join us for a 1940's Theme Dinner and Dance to commemorate the links between the famous Desert Rats and Norfolk (which still exist), who were were based nearby before sailing for the beaches of Normandy to take part in the momentous events of 75 years ago. You will be able to enjoy the splendour of a wonderful Country House, which was also part of the story of D-Day, itself.

The evenings entertainment consists of:-

Period or Smart Dress, please.

Just a few points of note Winking smile


However you get there, (by tank, plane, parachute, staff car, jeep, etc), please join us for a great evening out.


Price circa 40.00 per person

(Final price will be confirmed in the next few months and duly notified.)

Start time 7.00pm for 7.30pm, with Carriages or Staff Cars at midnight.

NB. Tickets in advance only please, as they will not available for sale on the door.

Swingtime Sweethearts YouTube video


Details of Menu and how to book tickets will be published as soon as possible

In the meantime if your would like register your interest about this event, or any other enquiries, please email, or telephone Debbie on 01366 501008.

Venue & Accommodation

Lynford Hall Hotel, Mundford, Norfolk, IP26 5HW


Tel: 01842 878351

Special Room Rates.

The Association has negotiated special room rates for anyone wishing to stay at the hotel for the event of 90 per single occupancy, 100 per Double occupancy for a Courtyard and East Wing rooms, including Breakfast. 

As an additional benefit, the Hotel has agreed that for an additional cost of 50, our guests can upgrade to a Feature Room.

The hotel has 38 rooms and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis so early booking is recommended. So to book a room please call the hotel direct on Tel: 01842 878351, email, as this offer is not available on on-line booking sites.

Please advise the hotel that you are attending the Desert Rats Event, to ensure you benefit from this offer.

You might like to know that the Hotel has been involved with Classic BBC Comedies, such as Dad's Army and 'Allo 'Allo.

Other local accommodation is available. This link will provide you with an idea of what is available, though we do recommend Lynford Hall as the place to stay for this event


Many thanks

Desert Rats Association.

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