THE UNVEILING FRIDAY 17TH MAY
A few words after a wonderful day for The Unveiling….
‘Yesterday felt to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ event for Halifax! A’ magic’ moment not to be missed..We would like to add our thanks and congratulations to everyone for a job well done ..A great deal of hard work by a great many people, but the will to succeed and pride in taking part was tangible’
‘We are all still glowing from last Fridays event ..and with ‘Gentleman Jack’ airing last night ..the town has really had a wonderful boost! You can feel it ..the town is buzzing ..this morning I took a friend to look at the statue ..there were so many people doing just that too’
Yorkshire Fundraising Event
On Friday 8th March the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial Appeal welcomed over 240 people to The Arches in Dean Clough Mills, Halifax for an exclusive fundraising evening which raised over £18,400.
Halifax Flower Club Christmas Cracker Event
Hosted by Suzanne McDonald, daughter of the late Major Keith McDonald the Halifax Flower Club raised £3000 for the Duke of Wellington’s Memorial Appeal.
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) 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.