D-Day 80th Anniversary Beacon Lighting - Thursday 6th June 2024

D-Day 80th Anniversary Beacon Lighting - Thursday 6th June 2024

A wonderful evening for the D-Day 80th Anniversary Beacon Lighting.  A fitting tribute to all those who sacrificed their lives on the 6th June 1944.  

In attendance was the Deputy Lieutenant Deepak Gupta, Under Sheriff of Wiltshire Christopher Bromfield, James Gray MP, Major Page Buckley Barracks, MTC Councillors, Rev. Oliver Ross, Graeme Brown Warden of Warden & Freeman, Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service, Royal British Legion and Malmesbury Veterans.



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A wonderful place to visit with a wealth of attractions right on the doorstep.


MALMESBURY is a vibrant, market town, steeped in history going back to medieval times. Currently home to many famous & popular musical, cultural, and festival events throughout the year, visitors can browse the charming streets with independent retailers, or stop at one of the lively cafes, restaurants, pubs, and bars.

Attractions to visit include the stunning 12th century Malmesbury Abbey, 15th century Market Cross and the Athelstan Museum with a painting of Malmesbury Abbey by JMW Turner. There are also lovely walks along the River Avon.



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