Event Details

BEVAN FESTIVAL – Celebrating a National Treasure - June 2018

Seventy years ago, Nye Bevan created the National Health Service – an institution that is still ranked as the best health system in the world. Bevan was born and bred in Tredegar, and this year the town will celebrate his powerful and compassionate legacy during a week of celebrations.

Events include:

24/6/2018 15:00-17:00 Brass Band Concert, Bedwellty Park
28/6/2018  Question Time
29/6/2018 Guided walk ‘In the footsteps of Nye Bevan’
1/7/2018   Bevan Day - with a Trade Union Banner parade, specially commissioned music, exhibitions, speeches and stalls, as well as lighting a miner’s lamp that will be presented to Parliament.

Other events include children’s art and writing exhibitions at Bedwellty House, as well as showings of various films about Bevan himself.

To find out more visit: www.thevalleys.co.uk