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Calendar of events

The Legion and its supporters organise a large number of fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for vital welfare work.

Please use the calendar below for information about forthcoming events.

If you're interested in holding an event to raise funds for the Legion, read our helpful information on organising an event.

And visit our Latest News section to read about what's happened recently.

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  • 70th anniversary of VE Day

    The 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day will be celebrated on the anniversary day, Friday 8 May, and the following weekend, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May 2015. Friday will be a day of Rem...

  • Combined Services Women vs Exeter Uni Remembrance match (photo Mark Andrews)
    Army v Navy Babcock Trophy rugby match

    The annual Army v Navy rugby match for the Babcock Trophy is at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 9 May with kick-off at 3.00pm. Tickets are now SOLD OUT.  The lucky Rugby fans with tickets will enjoy...

  • The Royal British Legion annual conference

    This year's Royal British Legion Annual Conference is being held at Southport Theatre & Convention Centre in Southport, Merseyside on Saturday 16 May and Sunday 17 May with the Standard Bearers...

  • Armed Forces Day 2015

    Armed Forces Day 2015 is on Saturday 27 June and events are being held all around the country. The national event will be hosted by Guildford in Surrey. For the official programme of events, visit...

  • Great Centenary Charity Auction

    If you have any WW1 memorablia or collectibles from the 1920s to the 1960s cluttering up your home? Why not donate them to the Great Centenary Charity Auction? Or if you're interested in buying the...

  • Thames Dinner Cruise

    The Legion has its birthday in July but we don’t need an excuse to hold a party! As summer gets underway, we will be taking to the Thames on the beautiful 21st century luxury river yacht, the Silve...

  • Freedom Trail 2015

    Are you up for the challenge? Test your strength and stamina with our hike across the Pyrenees into Spain. Retrace the notoriously dangerous but beautiful escape route of British and Allied Servic...

  • Bike riding
    Live On Cycle Challenge

    A new cycling event in our calendar for 2015, this 100km ride links all three of our Armed Services from Sandhurst in Surrey to Portsmouth, via RAF Odiham. Logistic support is provided by Greenroc...

  • PoppyWalk 2012
    PoppyWalk 2015

    Join 400 walkers for our annual London Poppy Walk – where participants search for clues en route and test their knowledge of London.  Setting out from Wellington Barracks, you will follow a 10km...

  • Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

    Following a very similar route to that used by our Olympic heroes in 2012, this fantastic 100-mile ride takes you past iconic landmarks in the capital, down to the beautiful Surrey hills along full...

  • Newmarket Raceday

    We can't resist a return to the beautiful July Course at Newmarket for our popular annual 'day at the Races'. Enjoy welcome drinks, lunch and tea in our private marquee situated right by the fin...

  • London Triathlon

    Do you cycle? Are you a keen swimmer? Do you enjoy running? If you answered 'yes' to each of these questions, have you thought about participating in a triathlon? The Royal British Legion has 15 ...

  • Pedal to Paris 2015

    The annual Royal British Legion Pedal to Paris bike ride will once again leave Greenwich for a four-day ride to the heart of Paris. This will be our 20th outing and our flagship cycling event cont...

  • Bike riding
    London to Dover bike ride

    For those who feel the challenge of Pedal to Paris is just too much, this year you can join us for just the first day and cycle London to Dover. It's still a challenging 121km (75 miles) but you'll...

  • Chamberlain's Tasting Dinner

    We are delighted that Chamberlain’s restaurant in Leadenhall Market – one of the finest eating establishments in the City, and a long-time supporter of the Legion – have agreed to put on a tasting ...

  • Square Mile Salute

    A night under the Michelin stars! Celebrating philanthropy in the City. The Square Mile Salute has established itself as the City of London's great gastronomic support event for selected military ...

  • Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

    Run through four of London's best-loved Royal Parks and take in some of the most famous landmarks of the Capital in this popular half-marathon. The Legion is really pleased to be involved with thi...

  • Exmoor 30:30

    Exmoor 30:30 is an annual endurance event that since 2011 has exclusively supported The Royal British Legion. If you are physically fit and like the idea of pitting yourself against the great outdo...

  • Great Gwent Poppy Run

    The Great Gwent Poppy Run has been transformed into a brand new event at a new location for 2015. Military Madness 25 October 2015 Prepare yourself for the bangs and smoke as you take on the obstac...

  • Piper at the Poppy Ball
    The Poppy Ball

    During the past five years, The Poppy Ball has gained itself a reputation as one of the most prestigious events on the London social scene. It is always held in a beautiful and historic location,...

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