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A decade after World War 1 ended, war widows and veterans visited the infamous battlefields of Ypres and the Somme before marching to the Menin Gate in Ypres. Now, exactly 90 years later, The Royal British Legion and it’s thousands of members will recreate the Great Pilgrimage, with 2 representatives from every legion branch having been invited to attend a special tour to carry their Standards and lay a wreath in the parade on 8th August.
The Kilnwick Percy Resort is proud to help the Pocklington Branch of the Royal British Legion, who will be sending it’s Standard Bearer and Chairman along on the Great Pilgrimage, which will cost around £1000. To help aid and support the commemoration of a generation who served and defended their country, The KP is hosting two fantastic charity events to raise some funds for the Pocklington British Legion branch.
When: Friday 9th March
Buy your tickets strip for £1 at The KP’s reception to be within a chance to win some fabulous prizes. There will also be a ‘guess how many sweets in the jar’ event running for two weeks at reception, where you can donate a guess and win a great prize too!
When: Monday 12th March
See our numbers board at reception, pick you lucky numbers and donate a £1 per square to play. All in aid of The Royal British Legion, you’ll be entered into a prize draw with fabulous prizes, including 1 week free use of The Box Gym and Nordic Spa facilities, an 18 hold round of golf and an afternoon tea for 2 at Glasshouse.
So pop into The KP reception over February and make a donation to a wonderful cause, enter the prize draws and you’ll be within a chance to win some fantastic prizes too!