Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Gurkha Parade has been cancelled.
With regards to future events, these will be considered alongside Government advice and guidance nearer the time.
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.
Details to follow as soon as possible
Best of Brecon awards
Brecon Town Council held its first Best of Brecon Awards virtually on 7th June 2021. The awards were organised in partnership with the Brecon and Radnor Express and Brecon’s Volunteer Bureau, and celebrate the work of volunteers and community groups in Brecon. Nominations were received for awards in seven special categories:
• Young volunteer award
• Volunteer of the year award
• Award for voluntary group or team of the year
• Personal achievement award
• Trustee award
• Community business award
• Mayor’s award for outstanding contribution
The winners were presented with bespoke awards designed by Gate Gallery & Glassworks in Brecon. Brecon Town Council plans to make the Best of Brecon Awards an annual event as part of its Volunteers Week celebrations
Brecon with Bells On
Due to the ongoing Pandemic and rules and regulations in place, with public safety the priority, Brecon With Bells On 2020 has unfortunately been cancelled. Brecon will still be very festive though as the Christmas Lights will go ahead and there will be a Christmas window competition as usual. We look forward to being back next year for Brecon with Bells On 2021. Here’s a picture of some of our Town Councillors having fun whilst working hard to make last year’s Brecon with Bells On such a success. A virtual lights switch on event will A virtual lights switch on event took place on Brecon Town Council’s Facebook page on 21st November 2020 at 5:40pm, the footage can be found here. The Christmas Window competition winners will also be announced on Facebook earlier that afternoon.
Details for 2021 will be announced as soon as possible.
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