THE UNVEILING FRIDAY 17TH MAY
The Memorial for the Regiment will be unveiled by The Duke of Wellington on Friday 17 May. The precisedetails of the day are still being worked out and will be publicised as soon as they are known. In the meantime please save this date for what will be a major Regimental event and pass these details on to anyone you think will be interested.
Ride for the Regiment – Richmond to Halifax 11-12th May, 2019
A 2 day cycle ride through Yorkshire in aid of The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial Fund. Details to print:
Starting in Richmond, North Yorkshire on Saturday 11th May and finishing in Halifax on Sunday 12th May.Day 1 Saturday Richmond to York, c 60 miles.
0830 Meet Worsley Barracks York, transport with bicycles to Richmond OR
1030 Meet Market Square, Richmond outside The Green Howards Museum.
B&B at the Drill Hall, Worsley Barracks, York. Evening supper and drinks in York (at own expense).
Day 2 Sunday York to Halifax, c60 miles arriving early/mid afternoon. Return transport with bicycles from Halifax to York.
£45 for 2 days plus a minimum £100 pledge to DWR Memorial fund, all details at Registration
£30 for one day plus a minimum £50 pledge to DWR Memorial fund. An award will be made to the highest fundraiser.
Registration is now open. Follow the link at Ride for the Regiment www.iconiccyclingevents.co.uk
Routes Ride Captains will follow a pre planned route circulated to all riders in advance.
Volunteers and support drivers The ride is looking for volunteers to drive support vehicles on the event.
Kit T-shirts, cycle tops and/or Regimental caps will be optional extras see Registration.
Sponsors –sponsorship opportunities exist for this high profile ride across Yorkshire. See below for contact details.
Friday night – B&B and car parking is available at Worsley Barracks on Friday 10th May for those travelling a long distance.
Contact the Iconic Cycling Events office 0752 8055110 or e-mail Richard Best, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Yorkshire Fundraising Event
Friday 8th March 2019 – The Arches Dean Clough Halifax West Yorkshire HX3 5AX
Come and join us for A Memorable Evening raising funds for The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial Appeal.
Champagne Reception, 3 course Dinner with Wines, Auction, Raffle and Entertainment.
Almost sold out
Ticket price: £550 for a table of 10 people. £55 a ticket
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Yorkshire Fundraising Event Friday 8th March 2019 – The Arches Dean Clough Halifax West Yorkshire HX3 5AX
Come and join us for A Memorable Evening raising funds for The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial. Champagne Reception, 3 course Dinner with Wines, Auction, Raffle and Entertainment.
Performing during the evening as part of the event is the incredibly talented Lance Corporal of Horse Richard Jones, the only magician ever to have won Britain’s Got Talent (2016). He is a world-class magician, mentalist and mind reader who can be seen entertaining at corporate events, royal parties and in theatres regularly all around the world. Richard has had a sold out UK tour, he has headlined the West End and is one of the most highly viewed entertainers on TV. As well as being tremendous magician and he is also a serving soldier and is a Patron of the ‘Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ children’s charity. He recently returned from a tour of Afghanistan where he spent time entertaining large numbers of troops in Kabul. Some of his endorsements include:
“You, sir, are a wizard. That has to be magic.” – Simon Cowell
“Absolutely Mind Boggling!” – Prince Charles
Or if you would like to sponsor, take an advert or give sometime for our raffle or auction then please let us know by 16th February 2019. All logos and details will be included on the website and in collateral.
We are delighted to inform you that we have almost sold out for this event – we have two more tables left so please do contact us if you would like to buy any tickets or bring a table.
Contact Caroline on: 01980 611211 or 07818 090913
Halifax Flower Club Christmas Cracker Event
Thursday 6th December 10am – 8pm Raffle, Tombola and Stalls
Hindoostan Shooting Club’s Charity Clay Shoot
The Hindoostan Shooting Club, staged a clay shooting day on Friday 6 July at the Bisley shooting ground with the aim of raising money for the Dukes Memorial appeal. The event was an absolute triumph, much enjoyed by all participants raising £15,000.00 for the appeal. Our thanks goes to all those that made this day such a success.
Apsley House Reception March 6th 2018
Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, welcomed a host of guests to his Apsley House residence on Tuesday 6th March, in aid of the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial Appeal. The private drinks reception, held at Number 1, London provided an exclusive unveiling of the memorial Marquette, created in honour of the Duke of Wellington’s Regiments 300 years of service to the Crown.
(For members of the 500 club and potential donors)
An Evening with Nigel Melville Thursday 8th February 2018
Great Rugby stories from a past Captain of the England Team
An evening with Nigel Melville (Director of Professional Rugby at the RFU) 6pm – 9pm at The Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London, EC3A 6AB Drinks and Canapés were served and it included a Private Auction with Nick Bonham. Thank you to all those who attended, donated and made this such a successful evening. We raised just over £10,000 for the appeal.
Please see the programme attached: DWR Rugby Programme