British International Tattoo and trade show returns to Wrexham
A fundraising event for veterans as part of a celebration for the military returns to Coleg Cambria this fall.
The success of last year’s UK International Tattoo and Trade exhibition, held at Yale’s Cambria site in Wrexham, is back in October.
This year’s show, titled The North Wales Military Music Pageant – A Reel of Remembrance, will run for one night only in aid of The Not Forgotten Association. The charity works to support veterans and combat isolation and loneliness within the armed forces community.
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Among those who will appear are the Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, the British Army Regimental Mascots, the Royal Welch Fusiliers Corps of Drums Association, the Military Wives Choir, Batala Drums Bangor and the Emma May School of Irish Dancing Connah’s Quay.
Soloist Ava Gordon Butler will also be on stage, directly after playing the lead role of Matilda in Matilda: The Musical and young Fiona in Shrek the Musical.
Producer Gareth Butler is delighted to be returning to North East Wales with the production and said: ‘It’s such a joy to work with such a wonderful and diverse cast, and there are still a few surprises waiting. in the wings.
“Building on the success of last year’s show, we are also extremely pleased to welcome a host of exhibitors for visitors to enjoy before the show and during intermission.
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“From virtual reality screens provided by the armed forces to local artisans and suppliers of quality food, beverage and crafts, we have something for everyone.”
He added: “Military vehicles, motorcycles, regimental associations and veterans charities will be in attendance, showing the vital work they do for our veterans – it will be another amazing event.
“And a big thank you to our sponsors, we couldn’t have done it without your support.”
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David Cowley, Chairman of The Not Forgotten Association, agreed and said: “We are delighted that the British International Tattoo has chosen to support The Not Forgotten once again, as not only are concerts and military competitions a an important part of British culture, the The motto of the concert fits perfectly with what the association strives to achieve – Hospitalitatem Honorare! Entertain and honor.
The event takes place on Saturday, October 22 from 6:30 p.m.
For tickets visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/thenorthwalesmilitarymusicpageant-britishinternationaltattoo for more information visit www.britishinternationaltattoo.com or call 0333 666 3366.
For pre-concert dining at Ial Restaurant, visit www.ialrestaurant.co.uk.
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