Saturday October 7, 2023 | 09:30am – 16:00 | Wrexham Hightown Barracks
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Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through history at RWF FEST, a full-day interactive experience dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the unique history of The Royal Welch Fusiliers. Join us for an extraordinary event filled with engaging presentations, insightful exhibitions, and a fascinating exploration of the evolving man in RWF uniforms through the ages. Step into the extraordinary life of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Doughty-Wylie VC as we uncover the captivating story of his adventurous exploits. Discover the rich history of the Regiment’s association with the city of Wrexham a bastion of military heritage, and gain a deeper understanding of its significant role in shaping the region's past. Experience the visual transformation of the RWF uniforms through the ages, witnessing the evolution of military attire and the changing face of the regiment. From classic uniforms to modern-day insignia, this captivating showcase highlights the enduring legacy of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Connect with like-minded history enthusiasts, engage in lively discussions, and forge lasting memories at this extraordinary event. RWF FEST is the ultimate destination for those passionate about Welsh military history and the remarkable legacy of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Whether you are an avid history buff, a student eager to learn, or simply looking for a day of interactive exploration, this event promises to captivate and educate. Secure your place now for this exceptional event.
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Speakers and Exhibitors: Prof. Peter Doyle - Percy: A Story of 1918 Anne Pedley - The Adventurous Life of Lt. Colonel Charles Doughty-Wylie Col (Retd) Nick Lock, OBE – The Royal Welch Fusiliers and Wrexham Richard Marren – The Evolving Man: The RWF Uniforms Through the Ages Michael Crumplin – Exhibit of Georgian surgical equipment from a private collection Exhibit of Royal Welch Fusiliers collection from the archives and selection of Victoria Crosses and medals.
Thank you to our sponsors Wrexham County Council and artist Nick Elphick