The Royal Gurkha Rifles 25 Raffle

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Thank you for entering the RGR25 raffle website, being organised as part of the 25th anniversary of The Royal Gurkha Rifles.  Each raffle ticket costs £10 or we have a special offer of 10 tickets for £50.  Anyone can join in with this fundraising effort (please do share).  You can buy tickets from anywhere in the world (including Brunei and Nepal) but you must be over 18 years old.  Please ensure you provide contact details so we can get in touch if you win.

All proceeds go to The Royal Gurkha Rifles Regimental Trust which supports our service personnel, especially those injured on recent operations, and their families.

Nearly all the prizes listed below have a value of over £200, the organisers reserve the right to add or remove prizes.  The following have been generously donated by friends of the Brigade of Gurkhas and The Royal Gurkha Rifles:

Holidays & Experiences:

1.  Dinner at the Game Bird and a night stay for 2 people, with breakfast included, at The Stafford London.  5* luxury in one of the finest hotels in London, located close to St James's Palace.   Prize is worth £1000.  Valid for 12 months from date of winning.

2.  A day sailing for up to 6 people on the beautiful classic yacht Duet.  Qualified skipper and crew will be provided.  Donated by The Cirdan Sailing Trust who in 2011 took injured Gurkhas sailing as part of their rehabilitation following tours in Afghanistan.  Prize is worth in excess of £700.  Dates available in 2019-2020 subject to availability.

3.  A week stay for up to 9 people at Chateau du Pic, Najac in south west France.  Weeks offered only in 2020-21.  Prize is worth between £3000-£4000.

4.  Three nights stay, with breakfast included, at the New Gurkha Inn Talgarth in Brecon, Wales.  Kindly donated by Maj (Retd) Khusiman Gurung. Prize value over £200.  Dates available in 2019-late 2020 subject to availability.

5.  £250 of Theatre Tokens redeemable at more than 240 venues across the UK including London's West End.  Kindly donated by Cliff Parsons.

6.  One week stay for up to 4 people in Riverstone Cottage within the exclusive Escolta Alta Mountain Retreat.  Escolta Alta sits in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Southern Spain.  Kindly donated by Jackie and Nick Kyte.  Prize value £770.  Valid until June 2021 and subject to availability.  Accommodation is self-catered, does not include flights.

7.  Two days & nights accommodation in the Ndongoro Log Cabin (sleeps 10 people) within the Ragati Conservancy on the southern slopes of Mount Kenya.  Kindly donated by Nick Rowe.  Flights are not included.  Valid until August 2020.  Prize worth £1500.

8.  Weekend stay (double room for two) at the Army & Navy Club (The Rag).  This is one of London’s most prestigious private clubs, located on Pall Mall in the heart of Mayfair, London. Kindly donated by The RagValid until 31st August 2021.  Prize value £300.

9.  NEW PRIZE.  Round of golf for 4 players at the world famous Royal St George's Golf Club.  Kindly donated by The Royal St George's Golf Club.  Valid until 31 March 2021.  Prize value £900.

10.  NEW PRIZE.  A private box at Ascot race course, for up to 14 people, with spectacular views of the racing and in a premium position on the finishing line.  Buffet lunch, wine and beverages included.  Date during the National Hunt 2020/2021 Jumps season (November to March) to be mutually agreed and subject to availability.  Kindly donated by Paul Roy.

Food & Drink:

11.  Ten cases of premium Gurkha Beer. Kindly donated by Mr Lov Gautam (Gurkha Beer). Prize value approx £150-£200.

12.  Two 70cl bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Prize value approx £300.

13.  £200 voucher, with a table of up to six people, to spend at any Dishoom cafe. Valid until December 2020.


14.  £300 cash prize.

15.  £200 cash prize.

16.  Full vehicle Alloy Wheel Refurbishment at KAP Motor Group Folkestone branch.  Kindly donated by the KAP Motor Group Management Team.  Valid until end of 2020, includes all 4 wheels (including diamond cut, any alloy size and any change of colour).  Prize value £600.

17.  Vehicle Electronic Control Unit Remap at KAP Motor Group Folkestone branch.  Kindly donated by the KAP Motor Group Management Team.  Valid until end of 2020.  This prize will optimise your vehicle's performance & fuel consumption using a state of the art 4-wheel drive dynanometer (one of the only places in South East of England).  Prize value £750.

18.  Sir Andy Murray OBE has kindly donated a signed match tennis racquet.

19.  NEW PRIZE.  2 tola of gold.  Kindly donated by Michael Usher from Gurkha Mortgages.  Prize value over £700.


20.  A framed print of a Rifleman from the Royal Gurkha Rifles holding crossed kukris.  Donated by Corporal Amrit Thapa.  This photo won the 2018 Army Photographic Competition Online Category.  Prior to framing the winner can choose black & white or colour. Prize value unknown.

21. Over £50 of RGR products donated by Ammo & Co.  Products include an RGR tie, RGR watch strap, RGR socks and RGR silver plate cufflinks.

22.  Statuette of Field Marshal Viscount Slim mounted on a mahogany finish base from The Ayo Gurkhali Collection cast in bresin by Regimental Statuette Manufacturers, UK. Donated by Paul Gilham.  Prize value £300.

23.  RGR dinner set for 6 place settings (containing dinner plates, pudding plates, pudding bowls, teacups, saucers, teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl).  See photos at 1RGR PRI Facebook page.  Kindly donated by 1RGR PRI.  Prize value £332.

25.  NEW PRIZE Gurkha: 25 Years of The Royal Gurkha Rifles by Maj Gen Craig Lawrence CBE.. The book will be signed by all the former and the current RGR Regimental Colonels. Prize Value: Priceless!

More prizes will be added shortly.  Raffle closes 15th July 2019. 

Select the amount you wish to give

£10.00  1 raffle ticket

£20.00  2 raffle tickets

£30.00  3 raffle tickets

£40.00  4 raffle tickets

£50.00  Special deal - 10 raffle tickets

Total donations: £12,810.00

Barry Connell



Joseph Staniford



Susan Murray



Colonel Jamie Murray








Tori Aldred



Ally Warr



Great raffle love Ally

Jules Irens



Jai 6GR and 1RGR!

Mark Cook