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Afghan Heroes in conjunction with the Wales and West Showground (David Broome, Equestrian Centre) is preparing a weekend Rally in recognition of Armed Forces Day 2010. Afghan Heroes first mission was to despatch 10,000 parcels to all serving troops (Tri-Forces) in Afghanistan. These have been despatched and are due to arrive in time for 26th June Armed Forces Day.
Afghan Heroes have an objective, to create a live-link from the Stage at the Wales and West Showground to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, where our troops will be in receipt of their comfort parcels.
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The Bikers have taken Afghan Heroes to heart, your goodwill, support and enthusiasm has been sincerely appreciated, you raised a phenomenal £102,000 (and still climbing) at Wootton Bassett, we thank you and more importantly our serving forces and their extended families thank you! Our missions are huge, and together we will make a difference, it’s the PEOPLE.
The event:
We have specially selected the site for its amenities and ease of access, shower blocks, toilets and all facilities will be transported into the showground. Dedicated camping areas have been established and will be clearly marked. All information will be clearly available from our website and visible at camp-site entrances through large information points.
The main arena will host tribute bands, with two headlining acts in the form of
  • “Just Supossing” (Status Quo)
  • “Matt Shaw” (Meatloaf)
In addition we will have further bands from the 70’s 80’s and 90’s, expecting four / five acts per day, starting on the main stage at 5pm.
The Rally will offer the following for your ultimate entertainment: -
  • Large retail area, manufacturers, clothing suppliers and stalls
  • Live Music
  • Satellite hook up to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan
  • Mini-Moto circuit
  • Dedicated ride-out through breathtaking scenery
  • On-site food outlets and Bars
  • Custom Show
  • Your chance to win a Harley Davidson – Raffle tickets will be offered £5 each
Registration will end on the 31st May 2010, we can’t offer any exceptions this time as the co-ordination times are required to ensure you all benefit from the facilities and quality of our performance.
Donations from £20 per person will be offered for the event. Your donation will secure your tent pitch, entrance into the Showground and access to all on-site facilities. Afghan Heroes will provide a commemorative wrist band to all attendee’s, please ensure you wear it at all times. Yes we will have enough! Afghan Heroes will offer event specific merchandise as a memory of the occasion, this will offered for sale, as part of the registration process. You can select all or none, however all merchandise ordered by 30th April will be despatched prior to the event, we will endeavour to despatch as much of the remaining orders by the event date, however all none despatched items will be available at the check-in for collection.
Our merchandising selection for the AFR 2010 will be:
  • AFR 2010 T-Shirt – £10.00
  • True Heroes Bandana – £ 5.00
  • True Heroes Pin Badge (indicating year bars) – £ 3.00
  • True Heroes Patch - 5.00
You will be asked to register the Riders Name, Pillion (if applicable), and the number of Tent spaces required, together with any Merchandise requirements prior to proceeding to payment, your registration to the event will then be confirmed and a confirmation email sent for your records.
On the day 25th June 2010, Afghan Heroes will open for check-in from 2PM.

This is going to be real big!!!

ARMED FORCES RALLY 2010 « Afghan Heroes Blog

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Thunder Rally 2010


Fri 25th June - Sun 27th June
Chepstow Racecourse

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Following the success of the Wootton Bassett Bike Ride and the wonderful tribute made by the Bikers to the people of Wootton Bassett and the charity Afghan Heroes we would like to thank the Bikers the public and are Armed Forces for their support by introducing the inaugural THUNDER RALLY. Proposed as an annual event the Thunder Rally will provide a weekend of fun and entertainment, with all proceeds going in support of our forces.
The Race Course at Chepstow is the first venue, and we have pleasure in confirming the following itinerary for the weekend, which will be updated through our website as additional bands and acts are secured.

Afghan Heroes has secured a Funfair to operate from Friday afternoon through until Sunday, including attractions like the waltzers, dodgems Bouncy Castles, Reverse Bungee and some of the biggest rides in the country.
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