Friday, 22 September 2023

The SHAPE Players present Steel Magnolias, Tickets on Sale 2nd Oct

More details to follow...

Brussels Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k, Sunday 1st october

Marathon / Half Marathon/ 10 KM/ Kids Run 1 KM

When : Sunday 01 October 09.00 a.m.

Where : starting point - Place De Brouckère, Brussels

Registration & More Info here

The 18th edition of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will start right in the city centre, place de Brouckère, and the runs will finish at the King Baudouin Stadium.

The program also features a 10 km and a kids run! Both distances start and finish at the King
Baudouin Stadium.


Fair and Second Hand Market, La Hulpe Centre, 23 and 24 September

Where : La Hulpe Centre

When : 23 & 24 September from 08.00 to 19.00

Free Access

Distance from SHAPE; 44 mins by car approx 


With more than 350 second-hand dealers, the event will host, as every year, a funfair, brass
bands and street entertainment throughout the weekend!

During the opening procession, on Saturday at 11 a.m., giants will parade all along the Braderie andat 9:30 p.m. you will be able to attend traditional fireworks display which will take place along the Grand Etang.

 The station car park is available free

For more information;

Medieval Festival at the Castle, Feluy, 23 and 24 September

Medieval festival at the Castle in Feluy. A craft market will introduce you to original articles and food products.

Several medieval companies and medieval artisans will illustrate this celebration.
Medieval music, magic and falconry will be there. And of course, bar and snacks’

For more information CLICK HERE

Distance from SHAPE; 25 minutes by car

Where : Rue Victor Rousseau 2, 7181 Seneffe

When : 23 & 24 September from 10.00 to 18.00

Access Cost : €7/adult - free U12yo

Brit Lead, Thursday 28 Sept, Effective Communication

BritLEAD; Thursday 28th September Effective Communication with Peter Mutch
Peter served as an Education and Training Officer in the RAF and also served as a Media Operations Officer.
After leaving the RAF, he joined the MOD teaching communication and leadership skills. During his career in the MOD, he also worked in other areas having to use skills in effective communication.
Peter retired from the MOD in December 2019 to move to SHAPE and currently works in EJSU.
Peter has an MSc in Training and Development.
We are really looking forward to Peter’s session and seeing you there.

Welcombeek Coffee Morning, Weds 27th Sept


Drop into Welcombeek Community Centre (First Floor Apartment, Mechelsesteenweg 204, 1933 Sterrebeek) for a chat and some tasty treats – during this hot weather we have cold drinks and ice-creams as well as tea, coffee and delicious cakes and biscuits 😊

Mons Sunday Market

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Mons Sunday market: fruits, vegetables, cheese, clothes and many other fresh products await you 
The Sunday morning market is always a good time to hang out with family or friends while stocking up on fresh produce!
Despite the beautification work of Place Nervienne, the market is still accessible at Place du Beguinage and your favorite merchants will be pleased to welcome you.
Find the plan with the different traders here:
3 free parking areas are available less than a 5 minute walk from the market, as well as PMR spaces
Find all mobility / work information via this link:

Capture the Flag, Saceur Sports Event 28 Sept

Saceaur Sports Capture The Flag competition, Thurs 28 Sept
The 2023 SACEUR CAPTURE THE FLAG Competition will take place on Thurs. 28 September 2023, with the team meeting at 11:45
Game time: 12:00 Where: Field 1
Team Composition: Each team is comprised of 6 players at least one female, but not obligated, and be made up of at least 50% military personnel at all times. All personnel competing must possess a valid SHAPE ID Card.
The game ends when one team has successfully grabbed the flag from the opposing team and returned to their own territory without being tagged.
● Each Game Duration: 10 minutes
For more Information contact;

Adeps Belgium Half Term Activities

Check out our website to check out our fall intern schedule.
On the schedule:
- horsemanship 
- Nautical internships 
- Mountain bike 
- Psychomotor skills 
... and many more! Everything is set up for your entertainment. 
Info and Sign Up:
☎️ 065/397.440

Minister for Defence People, Veterans and Service Families, Dr Andrew Murrison announces New Accommodation Offer and Widening Accommodation Entitlement

Today, the Minister of Defence People Veterans and Service Families, Dr Andrew Murrison, announced the New Accommodation Offer for the Armed Forces from 11 March 2024 this new offer will deliver greater access to subsidised accommodation for our Service personnel, their families, and partners.

The New Accommodation Offer forms part of Defence’s outputs from the recent Defence Command Paper Refresh and Haythornthwaite review which aims to improve the offer to current and future Serving personnel.

Alongside this, the Minister also announced Widening Accommodation Entitlement (limited locations) which will allow those in Established Long Term Relationships on eight sites to benefit from Service Family Accommodation starting on the 31 October 2023.

Minister for Defence People, Veterans, and Service Families, Dr Andrew Murrison, said:

“Our Armed Forces personnel and their families make extraordinary sacrifices every day to protect our nation, so it is our duty to provide flexible living options that support their family life.

The New Accommodation Offer will provide a variety of accommodation options which will ensure all Service personnel, including those with partners and families, feel supported.”

The New Accommodation Offer– the facts: