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‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’: Invitation to a Zulu Dinner 2022

Are you a fan of the film ZULU? Well this is an event you are sure to love! Announcing year two of our ‘Zulu Dinner’. A Charity Black-Tie Dinner in Brecon.

The Friends of The Royal Welsh Regimental Museum are inviting you to join us for a wonderful evening with dinner and entertainment. The evening will comprise of a four course dinner and special guests.

Building on the interest and success of our Zulu Dinner in 2021, The Friends of The Regimental Museum in Brecon are once again welcoming friends from KwaZulu Natal for our charity Zulu Dinner 2022 as well as special guest speakers.

Special guests include His Excellency South African High Commissioner Jeremiah Nyamane Mamabolo and Mrs Mamabolo and Her Majesty Queen Nompumelelo Zulu.

The greatly anticipated after-dinner Presentation will be led by British Film Producer/Director Henry Coleman and will feature ‘never before seen’ 16mm documentary footage shot on the set Zulu, starring Stanley Baker, Michael Caine and Jack Hawkins which will be included in a feature documentary in 2023 – ‘Zulu and the Zulus’. Henry Coleman, is the sole owner of the only prints known to exist of the making of Zulu footage shot in Natal in 1963. Henry will be showing exerts from the documentary assisted by Glyn Baker and Christopher.

Henry will be joined by Glyn Baker, who was on set with his father, Sir Stanley, for the filming of Zulu in 1963.

We’re also thrilled to announce that attending this year’s dinner our guests will include 5 descendants of some of the men who, against overwhelming odds – held the Mission Station at Rorke’s Drift.

Amongst the descendant families attending will be those of Privates Henry ‘Harry’ Hook VC; Robert Jones VC; Colour-Sgt. Frank Bourne DCM and Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead VC, all of Rorke’s Drift fame, as well as the commanding officer of the 1st/24th Regiment during the Zulu War – Colonel Richard Thomas Glyn CB.

Well known Author, John Young, will give a QI-style talk titles “A Confusion of Names? iSandlwana & Rorke’s Drift”

So come join us for what is sure to be another delightful evening!


WHERE – The Sergeants Mess IBS (Dering Lines)

WHEN – Saturday 15th October 2022

TIME – 7:00 PM

DRESS – Black Tie or Lounge Suits

Tickets are £50 per person with a maximum of ten people per table. Please download the ticket form and send it, with cheque, to Mrs Dorcas Cresswell. Further details can be found on the ticket form.

If you have any further questions please email Dorcas at dorcascresswell@gmail.com or telephone 01497 847262

Are you interested in supporting the museum further? Why not become a Friend of the Museum!

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