the British Community Council, Lisbon

The British Community Council, Lisbon

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Friends of the British Cemetery, Elvas - May Ceremony

Mon 14 May, 2018 to Wed 16 May, 2018

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


The annual ceremony in Elvas.

14th May:

10:00 – Church – religious service 

11:00 – Cemetery – ceremony (

13:00 – Lunch Restaurant Varche Hotel 

19:00 – Conference Hotel D. Luis Elvas – “History of a traitor” (Major General Rui Moura)

20:00 – Buffet Supper Hotel D. Luis Elvas

Further details of this event on

15th May:

10:30 – guided visit Forte de Graça 

12:00 (tbc) – guided visit to Quinta de São João (Wellington’s Headquarters)

13:00 – lunch – Churrascaria da Boa Fé (antigo Solar dos Leitões)

16th May



Email either Celia Denney or Nick Hallidie for more information: