Research shows that music can have a powerful therapeutic effect on those living in care, particularly on older people with dementia. Since it was founded for ‘the comfort, cheer and entertainment’ of servicemen injured in WWI, The Not Forgotten Association has organised annual concert programmes in ex-service care homes across the UK. This year’s series, [...]
At a Good Samaritans Service held at Belfast's Saint Anne’s Cathedral on Sunday 5th February 2017, The Northern Ireland Chairman John Davies received a donation of £500 to the Association from the Cathedral’s Black Santa Sit-Out Appeal for Charities. The cheque was presented by Dame Mary Peters. John Davies with Dame Mary Peters [...]
The Royal British Legion's Remembrance Travel is offering D-Day veterans free tours to Normandy funded by The Treasury from LIBOR fines. The 6-day tours will enable veterans to return with a family member and carer to pay their respects to their fallen comrades. For details visit the Remembrance Travel website
Russell Watson, Sir Tim Rice, Alan Titchmarsh, Brian Blessed, Simon Callow, Pam St Clement, Anita Harris, Clare Teal, Una Stubbs, Blake, Hayley Westenra and Alexander Armstrong are just some of the celebrities who will be performing in 100: A Tribute to Dame Vera Lynn, a one-night spectacular on Saturday 18th March at The London Palladium. Celebrating [...]
A huge thank you to Grazia, Peter and Ian from The Jive Aces who visited our office today to present us with a cheque for £3,500. Their continued support will enable us to help even more injured service men and women.
The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London is staging a second concert to raise funds for The Not Forgotten Association following the great success of last year’s event. Featuring the much-anticipated festival debut from the Iken Scholars and conductor Matthew Dunn, the programme will include favourites from the English Renaissance, including Byrd’s lovely Ave Verum Corpus. [...]
Veterans with complicated injuries often need specialist care and support. Finding the right treatment from the right experts within NHS England should now be easier for veterans, thanks to the launch of the Veterans Trauma Network. So see more click on this video link.
Colour Sergeant Martin Wilson was serving in Afghanistan with 2 Para in 2011 when he was shot in the head. Due to the extent of his injuries, Martin had to learn to read, write and talk again, showing remarkable determination and bravery. Several service charities have supported him during his recovery, but Martin will say [...]
This 10-mile walk through the beautiful Hampshire countryside is taking place on Saturday 13th May at Upper Wield near Alresford to raise funds for The Not Forgotten Association. The walk gets under way at 9.30am, refreshments will be available at the start and at halfway and a hog roast will be served at the finish. [...]
We are hugely grateful to the Glenn Miller Tribute Band for their continued support. Their performance at the Royal Hospital Chelsea was one of the highlights of the year for the Chelsea Pensioners. The Band will be playing at 'Walking on the Wield Side', a 10 mile walk being held on 13th May in Wield, near Alresford, [...]