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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

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 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:

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

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 enter click here.

December 2014