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Forget Me Not Lantern Trail

Event: Lantern Trail, One-Mile Sponsored Walk
Location: National Coal Mining Museum, WF4 4RH
Date: Saturday 29th October 2016, from 4pm
Tickets*: Adult – £10, Under 16 – £5, Under 3 – Free, Family Ticket – £25

Join us for a sponsored walk, just over a mile long and suitable for all the family, a perfect first fundraiser for our little supporters.

Wind your way through the enchanted Nature Trail at the National Coal Mining Museum with miners lanterns and fairy lights lighting your way.

You can also dedicate and decorate a lantern (available to purchase on the day) to carry with you, with the route leading to the Memorial Garden where you can place your lantern and take time for reflection and remembrance.

Registration
Every entrant will receive a glow wristband along with a certificate on completion. Food and drink will be available throughout the evening and the event will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.

On the day of the event registration will be open from 4pm, the walk will open at 5pm and the fireworks will be approximately 7.30pm.

We hope you and your family and friends can join us and make our Lantern Trail an extra special event.

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Marsden Memorial

We will remember them

We will remember them.

It was the 30th of October 1944, the sky was clear and the moon was bright. 2nd lieutenant Hornes Platoon was ready to engage the enemy who were holding a portion of anti tank defences north of Telberg near to Roosendaal.

The approach to these defences were across bare open fields with no cover and were surrounded by mine fields. Earlier that day efforts had been made to take down the defences, but had been met with small arms, Mortor and artillery fire. 2nd lieutenant Hornes platoon were ordered to gain a footing by night as near to the ditch as possible to protect the right flank and keep the energy engaged, 2nd lieutenant Horne led his men on the mission.

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