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Events in Wales 2014

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

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.

Fan Dance Race - 5 July 2014 Pen y Fan Brecon Beacons

Honour Walk - 27 July 2014

Join us again this year for the 2nd Poppy Appeal Honour Walk 2014 , walk, run, cycle or bring all the family along.

The walk will start from Cwm Cenotaph at 12pm.  Joining fee is £2. Sponsor forms are available from Roy Chippy Wood 07968979649 or email woodlouise@hotmail.com

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

Lights out commemoration of the outbreak of WWI - Monday 4 August. There will be a very special ,once in a lifetime opportunity to be involved in a ceremony to mark the outbreak of WW1 at the top of Moel Famau The walk to the top will be lead by Expeditionwise with full safety cover and I invite all to join us on this momentous occasion.

There is a charge with £10 donation to Poppy Appeal

Newtown Remembers Monday 4 August - Gather outside the Monty club for a prosession throug the street of Newtown

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 07875 089933

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

South East Wales District Poppy Appeal Launch - Saturday 25 October 2014 at The Garw Valley Leisure Centre, Pontycymmer commencing at 7:30.

November 2014

Wales Festival of Remembrance - Saturday 1 November St David's Hall, Cardiff 7.00pm www.walesfestivalofremembrance.co.uk/

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

Poppy Fish - Sunday 16 November 2014 A fly fishing competition being held at Cwm Hedd Lakes Bassaleg Newport. For further information please contact Mike Jones on
07875 089933 or majones@britishlegion.org.ukTo enter click here.

December 2014