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Join WEAF to celebrate our Annual Gala Dinner 

This year’s premier black tie networking event for the South West will see members of the aerospace and defence industry congregate for an evening of business networking. With in excess of 320 delegates in attendance from the industry it is an opportunity not to be missed.

Event Fees:

Table of 10:

  • Members (Table of 10)  –  £1400 + VAT
  • Non- Members (Table of 10)£1850 + VAT 

Individual Rate

  • Members            –      £140 + VAT
  • Non-Members  –      £185 + VAT

For further information or to book your place please visit the Gala Dinner events page


After-Dinner Speaker

BBC Sports Presenter, John Inverdale – Award Winning BBC Sports Presenter, Conference Host, Awards Presenter and Entertaining After-Dinner Speaker


John Inverdale began his career as a reporter on the Lincolnshire Echo before moving to BBC Radio Lincolnshire in 1982. His first job with network radio was in 1986 as a sports reporter for BBC Radio 2 and a news reporter for Radio 4 on the Today programme. In 1988 he became presenter of Sport on 2 which he hosted for six years until the advent of Radio 5 Live when he moved to a daily news programme.

During his radio career, he has presented numerous Olympic Games, Football and Rugby World Cups, Wimbledon Championships, Open Championships, plus numerous other major sporting events throughout the world including the Ryder Cup, World Athletics Championships, Grand Nationals and Cheltenham Festivals, Champions League and FA Cup Finals.


Event details


2 Lower Castle St

Start date
Start time
7:00 pm

End date
End time
11:59 pm

Contact details

Cathy Williams
Events Manager
01275 872353