Princess Marina House was the setting for the reception following the service to commemorate the Centenary of the commencement of the First World War at Rustington Parish Council’s Soldier Themed Flower Bed.
Controller Chris Nickols was joined by Mrs Lillian Holdsworth, MBE, JP, DL, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex, Councillor and Mrs D Maconachie, Chairman - Arun District Council, Mrs J Baines, The Royal Sussex Regimental Association
Councillor G M Tyler, Chairman, Rustington Parish Council & Mrs D Tyler and Councillor and Mrs A B Cooper - Vice Chairman, Rustington Parish Council.
The staff at Princess Marina House joined in with a Downtown Abbey theme of dress and 'Olde English Fayre' was on the menu created by Chef David Fleming.
Music was provided by the wonderful The Silhouette Show - Tribute to the 1940s 1950s and 1960s and a special set created for the day of WW1 songs.
5 August 2014