Gurkha Parade/Dhampus Twinning Celebration

Brecon Town Council hosts an annual event whereby the Gurkha Wing (Mandalay) exercises its right under an Honorary Citizenship to parade through the Town.

This is a colourful and memorable occasion and everyone is welcome to attend the parade and watch the cultural performances that follow.

On Sunday, 9th June 2019 the Annual Gurkha Parade took place on the Bulwark and was followed by a celebration of the Twinning of Brecon and Dhampus took place in February 2019. 


Brecon Town Council organises an annual parade on Remembrance Sunday, and a short service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, St Mary’s Church at 11am on the 11th November. 

On Remembrance Sunday, 10th November 2019, there will be an Act of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, St Mary’s Church, followed by a parade to Brecon Cathedral where a Service of Remembrance will be held.

Bandstand Events

Every Sunday throughout July and August, Brecon Town Council is putting on  free events for the whole family from 2pm. For more information, please get in touch using the contact details at the bottom of the page. 

Brecon with Bells On

Brecon With Bells On is an annual event, full of fun, entertainment and festive outdoor stalls selling a wide variety of food, drink and Christmas gifts followed by the switching on of the Christmas Lights. Joanna Lumley switched on our lights in 2017 and Neil Morrissey did the honours in 2018. This year’s event is on 16th November. Watch this space for further announcements! If you wish to have a stall, or take part in the entertainment please email 


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