Well the plan for the event is coming along nicely
We are at The Blaenavon Iron Works just on the outside of the town
its where the Coal House programme was filmed and we have the use of the houses
We are also using the foundry buildings
Cadw is very excited about this event and are hoping to build on it at this site and other sites around Wales
North Street, Blaenavon, NP4 9RN
Blaenavon town is trying to put a town event on so there is a dance on Sat night in town and other things are going on around and about
On Saturday night, Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall hosts a 1940s dance with the Dave Barry Band. Tickets are £10 and can be booked via the World Heritage Centre on 01495 742333.
but back on to Defence on Blaenavon.
The main groups on site are
The South Wales Borderers
The Glosters with the Wheat Sheaf public House
The Glamorgan Home Guard
Frontschwein- regiment 409
The Royal Marines Commandos
The Local 1940`s Police Force
One of the familys from the Coal House Programme
We have Rhian Griffiths and her wonderful WW2 play on site
We are going for quility not numbers lol
We will be holding a small battle
Lots to do and see on site
See you all soonDOB
Defence of Blaenavon
To be Held at the Blaenavon Iron Works
This is a world heritage site and it is also where the Coal House programme was filmed.
... ... The date will be on the 7th and 8th July 2012
This will be a WW2 show
Re-enactors welcome and 40`s vehicles
No Allgemeine uniforms allowed on site
No BB Guns allowed on site.
Unless Booked in with Organisers the Carrying of Weapons around and on Entry to this Site is Strictly Prohibited
Walking Displays who entry the Show at the gate will not be allowed to entry the show with any form of WEAPON on there person
Applications accepted are at the discretion of the organisers.
Raising funds for Help for Heros more info to follow
There is no admission fee for public at this event
Please email for application form