VOWCHURCH Hall presents a talk by General Sir Adrian Bradshaw KCB, OBE on Friday, February 16 entitled Stories from a soldiering life, plus defence and security in

the post-Brexit era.

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw was Deputy Supreme Allied Commander NATO Europe from 2014 to 2017, responsible for commanding operations on behalf of the 28 member states and partner nations.

From 2010-11, he was Deputy Commander of NATO Forces in Afghanistan where he was responsible for an alliance of 50 countries including 140,000 coalition personnel and 350,000 Afghan National Security Forces.

From 2005-08 Adrian Bradshaw was Director of UK Special Forces where he designed and delivered a series of new task forces in an emerging theatre of operations. He gained governmental support at the highest levels in the UK Ministry of Defence for non-traditional innovative methods and concepts to achieve key strategic effects against high risks.

The doors will open at 6.30pm for a welcome drink and canapés followed by the talk at 7.15pm. Afterwards, there will be the opportunity to ask questions.

The bar will be open before and after the talk.

Advance tickets £10 from Jane Wheatley on 01981 550791 or by email: janewheatley@gmail.com or £12 on the door.