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War Memorial Walk

Published on 11 Oct 2023

On 20 October, staff and veterans will be joined by a group of students from the Military Preparation College of Training in Wrexham for a War Memorial Walk in Llandudno as part of our ‘Planning to Remember’ campaign.

The group will meet at our Centre of Wellbeing in Llandudno and set off to complete a four-mile circular walk.

Upon reaching the Llandudno War Memorial, the students will take the lead on a moment of reflection at 11am. Two students will read a poem in both English and Welsh giving them the opportunity to play a key role in this act of Remembrance.

Many people gathered around the Llandudno War Memorial during Remembrance. Poppy wreaths are laid down against the memorial.
Remembrance at Llandudno War Memorial

Members of the public are invited to join the group at the Llandudno War Memorial.

The walk is part of our ‘Planning to Remember’ campaign which encourages individuals and groups to organise activities and between 20 October and 12 November to ensure the fallen and those left behind are not forgotten, while also fundraising to support blind veterans.

“This event really encapsulates our ‘Planning to Remember’ campaign – by bringing people in the community together with those who served in order to ensure future generations remember those who went before them for many years to come.”
Member of Blind Veterans UK's Community Partnership team

Are you, or someone you know, planning to mark Remembrance in your community? Sign up to our ‘Planning to Remember’ campaign and find ideas for what you could do in your own community. 

Or email our Community Partnership team

For many of the blind veterans taking part, this walk will mark the end of a week-long stay at our Llandudno Centre for a themed walking week.

This is just one of the themed stays offered at the centre which are designed to give blind veterans an opportunity to discover or reconnect with hobbies or interests they thought may be inaccessible to them after sight loss.

You can show your support to the group, and help us to continue to provide holidays to blind veterans at Llandudno

Go to the Just Giving Page

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