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Tag: Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne

  • Monday, October 2nd 2017 - 14:44 UTC

    Flower festival for centenary of Pangbourne College and Falklands' War 35 years

    The venue for the festival, which runs from 10am to 4.30pm on the Saturday and 11am to 4pm on the Sunday, will be the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel.

    Pangbourne College is to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a flower festival on the weekend of October 14 and 15, which will also mark 35 years since the end of the Falklands War. More than 40 flower arrangers from 12 clubs across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are preparing to take part alongside the school’s art department.

  • Wednesday, May 31st 2017 - 20:55 UTC

    Falklands government releases events of the 35th anniversary of the War

     FIG is about to publish in June a booklet detailing 35 years of development since 1982 and copies will be made available in the Islands

    The Falkland Islands Government has released details of imminent events, both official and informal, which will focus on the 35th Anniversary of the 1982 War. Additionally, FIG announced that the following people shall be here as official guests of the Government from the 12th-16th June:

  • Friday, May 12th 2017 - 08:21 UTC

    Royals at centenary service in the Falklands Memorial Chapel

    The Queen met Commander Keith Evans, the oldest (known) living Old Pangbournian

    Queen Elizabeth attended a centenary service in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College on Tuesday (May 9). The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied her in his first public engagement since announcing his retirement.

  • Saturday, January 24th 2015 - 06:06 UTC

    Death of British and Falklands patriot

    Hayward was a generous donor to the campaign to build the Falklands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College in Southern England.

    Famed British patriot and generous Falkland Islands benefactor Sir Jack Hayward has died, aged 91 in Florida in the United States. Known as “Union Jack” for his love of all things British, he was knighted in 1986 for his charitable actions and donations to totaling many millions of pounds, much of it for Falklands-related causes.

  • Sunday, December 9th 2012 - 14:39 UTC

    Falkland Islands: “Nothing to Fear”

    Andrew Rosindell MP with members of the FIA Executive Committee and the portrait of Her Majesty which he has presented to FIA

    Falkland Islanders preparing to exercise their right to self-determination in a landmark democratic vote next March were pledged overwhelming support by the Falkland Islands Association at its annual general meeting in London on Saturday presided over by its chairman, Mr Alan Huckle, a former Governor of the Islands.

  • Monday, June 18th 2012 - 10:41 UTC

    Falklands Memorial Service at Pangbourne

    Veterans organisations pose with their colours

    The Annual Service of Remembrance was held at the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne on Sunday 17th June. As it marked the 30 anniversary of the war a marquee was erected to extend the nave to hold the large number of veterans, families of the fallen and dignitaries - a total of 850 people.