the British Community Council, Lisbon

The British Community Council, Lisbon

Umbrella entity for organisations
with links to the British Community
in and around Lisbon

Friends of the British Cemetery - Annual May Ceremony followed by a talk in the evening

Sun 14 May, 2017

(Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)


The customary ceremony will be held in the Cemetery on 14th May.

Before the Ceremony, Eucharist will be celebrated in the Chapel at 1000.

All attending are requested to be in the cemetery by 1045.  Dress for gentlemen is suit or blazer, tie and medals.

After the ceremony the Chapel and Museum will be open to visitors.

A four course lunch will be held at the Varchotel, located on the main road to Lisbon about four miles from Elvas.   During the lunch a fund-raising auction will take place.

In the evening Lord Decies will give a talk on Marshal Beresford's reorganisation of the Portuguese Army in the Hotel Dom Luis, followed by a buffet supper.

For  more details and booking please contact:  Nick Halldie - or Celia Denney -

Or alternatively look on the FBCE website for more information: