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Events in Wales 2014

Please find a list of events taking place all over Wales in 2014.

April 2014                            

May 2014

Race Night - Friday 9 May to mark the launch of the new Evanstown and Glfach Goch RBL Branch togther with a fundraising opportunity with Guest speakers and a display of memorabilia, contact Karen Cuthbert 01443 675004 karenc@ggca.org.uk

June 2014

Pembrokeshire Coastal Walk 7 - 21 June - This year we have two intrepid travellers raising money for The Royal British legion Poppy Appeal and RNLI.  The two walkers are supporters of these charities and have agreed to divide the proceeds equally between the two charities

The fundraising web page is now live at
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/AandE3 and a sponsorship form is available here 

Evanstown & Gilfach Goch Community Event - Saturday 7th June featuring South Wales Police Band, a Balloon relase for RBL, archery free running, South Wales Air Ambulance and a BIg Troop Transporter.

Bangor to Conwy sponsored walk - Sunday 22 June sponsorhsip form avaiable here

30th Anniversary NW Poppy Golf 2014 - Monday 23 June. Contact Noel Rogers OBE. 'Conway', 5 Treweryn Close, Llay. Wrexham. LL12 0RP. Tel: 01978 856866

Armed Forces Day - Cardiff 28 June, Coopers Field, Bute Park. Commencing at 10.00am

July 2014

WW1 Remembrance Service - Saturday 5 July, 10.30am at St Davids Cathedral Pembrokeshire

Cardiff Poppy Run - 5 July 2014, 10:00 am at Bute Park Cardiff.

August 2014

WW1 Anniversary March Llandudno  - Sunday 3 August, 10:00am Coach Park. Marching to the War Memorial for a short service and then along the promenade

September 2014

WW1 Centenary Concert - Saturday 5 September at Llanelli Theatre Carmarthenshire.

WW1 Remembrance Concert - Saturday 20 September 5.00pm at The Brangwyn Hall Swansea

Great Gwent Poppy Run - Sunday 21 September 8am for a 9am start at Cwmcarn Drive. Click here to register or for more information, email greatgwentrun@britishlegion.org.uk or call Mike Jones Cpac Gwent 07875 089 933.

October 2014

South West Wales District Lyric Poppy Launch Concert - Saturday 18 October 5.00pm more details to follow

Fundraising Event starring Welsh Elvis Darren Graceland Jones - Saturday 18 October, Goytre Village Hall (Pontypool). Buffet and Auction Tickets £10 each. Contact Mike Jones  09775 089 933

Wartime Ration Dance - Friday 24 October 2014 – Poppy Appeal Launch.  At Catholic Club Dowlais. Merthyr Tydfil 7pm.  Join in a night of nostalgia and a trip down memory lane, war time buffet, raffle and live music. Including Ross Peters.  Further information to follow: -lwoodyatt@britishlegion.org.uk

November 2014

Wales Festival of Remembrance - Saturday 1 November St David's Hall, Cardiff 7.00pm Further details to follow.

Wales Field of Remembrance - Wednesday 5 November for 10 days at Cardiff Castle. Opening ceremony commences at 10.30am on 5/11/14.

North Wales Remembrance Concert - Saturday 8 November at St Giles Church Wrexham featuring The Guilsfield Singers with Soloist Bethan Scotford and Sarah Garrett.
This will be a concert rather than a service, but as it is the centenary year of the First World War we hope to attract a large audience. 

WW1 City of Swansea Festival of Remembrance - Saturday 8 November at the Brangwyn Hall Swansea

December 2014