TBG 2016 - Charity 6w

TBG 2016 - Charity 6w

Charity information

TBG 2016 - Charity 6w

National symbol of Wales - the leek

According to legend on the eve of the battle against the Saxons St David advised the Britons to wear leeks in their caps so as to easily distinguish friend from foe. This helped to secure a great victory. Today Welsh people around the world wear leeks on St David's Day. It is also a surviving tradition that soldiers in the Welsh regiments eat a raw leek on St David's Day.

Founded 2016

  • Mission statement

    National Anthem :
    Hen Wlad fy Nhadau / Land of my fathers

    Capital City :
    Cardiff, population 348,493 (Local authority mid year estimate 2012)

    Other major towns/cities:
    Swansea, Newport, Wrexham

    Official languages:
    English, Welsh

    Government :
    Welsh Government

    First Minister of Wales:
    Carwyn Jones AM (Assembly Member)

    3,074,067 (Stats Wales 2012)

    Population Density :
    148. 3 people per km2 (Stats Wales 2012)

    Patron Saint :
    Saint David

    Currency :
    Pounds sterling (£)

  • Aims

    TBG 2016 - Charity 6w aims to:

    • The Leek
    • The Daffodil
    • The Welsh Flag
    • The Harp
    • The Prince of Wales Feathers
  • Overview

    Established: November 2016

    Registered Charity Number: 1454545664

    Board members: 1

    Full time staff: 1

    Phone number: 0207

    Address: Dragon Court WC2B 5LX

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