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Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation

Get involved with our Centenary celebrations!

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Volunteer

Thank you very much for your interest in becoming a volunteer for our Centenary Celebrations. If you would like to join our volunteers, please email our volunteer coordinator Jo Matthews via the button below or follow us on Facebook  - https://www.facebook.com/WGC100 where we will post volunteer recruitment news.

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Become a community sponsor

Our year of celebrations is being privately funded and we are looking for local sponsors, individuals and businesses alike to pledge their support. There are several levels of sponsorship packages and we can also discuss a bespoke package with you.

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Bronze - £100

  • Website – inclusion of name on our supporters' page
  • Commemorative pin badge
  • Name in Souvenir Guide (15,000 copies)

Silver - £500

  • Website – inclusion of name on our supporters' page
  • Commemorative pin badge
  • 1/2 page advert in Souvenir Guide (15,000 copies)
  • Announcement with logo on social media
  • Invitation for 2 peple to attend 1 prominent Signature Event.

Eg. Unveiling of Ebenezer Howard statue, Founders' Day celebration, Garden City Lights, Carnival, Dragon Boat racing.

Gold - £1000

  • Website – inclusion of name on our supporters' page
  • Commemorative pin badge
  • Full page advert in Souvenir Guide (15,000 copies)
  • Announcement with logo on social media
  • Invitation for 2 peple to attend 2 prominent Signature Events.

Eg. Unveiling of Ebenezer Howard statue, Founders' Day celebration, Garden City Lights, Carnival, Dragon Boat racing.

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Sign up to our newsletter

We send out periodic emails, one or two a month generally, that keep our supporters up-to-date with what is going on with the Centenary celebrations.

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Advertise in our WGC100 souvenir guide

Our second edition covering 6 months of events and celebrations will be available from May 2020. 15,000 copies will be distributed across the town.

1/4 page £150
1/2 page £250
Full page £500
Inside front £1000
Inside back £1000

All prices include VAT. Payment required in full before publication. Payment via cheque / BACS / www.wonderful.org

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Organise your own centenary celebration

Why not plan your own event to commemorate 100 years of Welwyn Garden City?

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Make a donation

We would really appreciate any level of donation you can afford to give us. If you are a UK taxpayer we can also claim Gift Aid. Every penny will go towards making our Centenary year even more special.

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Follow us on Social Media

Keep in touch, like and share!

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Get in Touch

If you have an enquiry about our Welwyn Garden City Centenary Celebrations, please complete the form below and press the green button!

We look forward to hearing from you.

News

Festival of Music and Performing Arts with the Welwyn Garden City Centenary

Sing a Song – Celebrating 100 year of Welwyn Garden City in 2020

Sing a Song – Celebrating 100 year of Welwyn Garden City in 2020 is a resource …

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Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation - Launch and Finale Events

Festival of Light Programme

The Launch event of the Centenary year gets underway Friday / Saturday, 17th/18th January in …

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Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation - Schools Involvment

Schools Photography Competition 2020 launched

The Centenary Schools Photography Competition 2020 is now underway.

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WGC 100 Sport for All - Celebrating a Century of Sport

Sport Newsletter No 5 – Winter 2019

In summary – we have 47 Clubs taking part across 26 sports. In addition, the Primary and Secondary Schools are fully involved with a range of events planned, and the town’s central sports and leisure facilities, Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Park and so on will be hosting events.

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A arden city with a welcome

Welcome to Welwyn Garden City – Newsletter

The Welcome to WGC team have been celebrating the installation of the new road signs.  …

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Centenary Walk

New signage

We continue to make progress with signage for the Centenary Walk, having now installed waymarkers …

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Centenary Walk

Accessible path at The Commons

Works are underway this week (week beginning 25th November 2019) to improve the path through …

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Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation - Schools Involvment

School children plant for the next 100 years in Welwyn Garden City

Pupils at Holy Family Catholic Primary School in Crookhams planted 2020 bulbs in their school …

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Centenary Walk

Saturday 9th November was a busy day for installing more way markers!

Deb and Clare, with walking friend Barry, set off on a lovely bright autumn morning …

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Centenary Walk

Second session of installing way markers – 2nd November, 2019

With the Stanborough Lakes section of the walk in our sights, David and I set …

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Disclaimer

The Foundation can accept no responsibility for the organisation or regulation of any satellite events arranged to mark the centenary of Welwyn Garden City. This includes but is not limited to public liability insurance, health and safety issues (including risk assessments, Performance Licenses and safeguarding of children or vulnerable adults), transport, hiring of facilities, and any costs associated. The use of the Foundation name and logo does not infer any specific oversight or involvement of the Foundation unless stated.”