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The Big Curry
THE Big Curry is ABF The Soldiers’ Charity’s fundraiser, which takes place all year round but with a particular focus on October.
The Big Curry will see people up and down the country, and overseas, taking part to raise vital funds for soldiers, former soldiers and their families.
Becoming a Big Curry host is an easy and social way to raise money and can be as simple as a beer and balti with friends or as adventurous as organising a gala curry event.
Thanks to the British Army, curry is officially the nation’s favourite dish.
Back in the 18th and 19th centuries 20,000 British soldiers were stationed across the sub continent. The cooks of the East India Company developed anglicised versions of Indian dishes, and curry was born.
The Soldiers’ Charity Big Curry therefore seems a fitting way to support our soldiers, former soldiers and their families.
If you would like to organise a Big Curry go to bigcurry.org or call 0207 8113960 ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is also organising The British Military Tournament at Earl’s Court on December 8 and 9, the nearest thing to the old Royal Tournament. It features 600 troops, 150 horses, massed bands and the Field Gun Display.
For more information go to britishmilitarytournament.com .