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Legion Events 2014 brochureThe 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 or click here to download our 2014 Events Brochure.

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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  • We walk for them

    1000km from the D-Day beaches in Normandy to the bridge at Arnhem Two 'ordinary blokes' - Glen Ryan and John Malaney - have decided that as 2014 is a major year for military anniversaries, it is th...

  • First World War Commemorative London Walks

    'The day the lights went out in Europe' The Royal British Legion has joined forces with the City of Westminster Guide Lecturers Association to run a series of fascinating guided walks during the se...

  • First World War weekend at the National Memorial Arboretum

    The WW1 Weekends at the National Memorial Arboretum are designed to provide families with the opportunity to learn together and engage in the commemorations over the next four years. Designed to be...

  • Charity screening of Universal war films

    Universal Pictures (UK) has teamed up with UK based social-digital platform ourscreen, to host a series of screenings at 8 Picturehouse cinemas across the UK to raise vital money for The Royal Brit...

  • Chislehurst's Wall of Remembrance

    To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the Chislehurst Socitey are inviting you to contribute to a special Wall of Remembrance. Sainsbury's have issues a challenge - to create a full...

  • 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 30 ...

  • Heroes at Highclere

    Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War at the 'real Downton Abbey' and help raise money for numerous Armed Forces charities and humanitarian causes at Highclere Castle on Sunday 3...

  • Centenary of Britain entering the First World War

    The 4th of August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the day Britain entered one of the costliest conflicts in history – the First World War – which ended on the 11th of November 1918, Armistice D...

  • AFM at night
    Candlelight Vigil at the National Memorial Arboretum

    On the evening of 4 August 2014, the date which marks 100 years since Britain entered the First World War, the National Memorial Arboretum will hold a candlelit vigil on the Armed Forces Memorial t...

  • LIGHTS OUT - a national moment of reflection

    LIGHTS OUT is an invitation to everyone in the UK to participate in a shared moment of reflection by turning off their lights from 10pm to 11pm on 4 August, leaving on a single light or candle, to...

  • Newmarket Raceday

    The Legion's visit to Newmarket is now an annual highlight of our summer calendar and after blue skies and a few winners last year, we'll be back in August for more fun and horse-fancying. This is ...

  • Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

    Follow in the tyre treads of our Olympic heroes and join Team Legion on this incredible ride. Heading off from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 20,000 cyclists will make their way down to the Sur...

  • Pedal to Paris 2014

    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 nineteenth outing and our flagship cycling even...

  • Invictus Games

    The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and the Ministry of Defence, are proud to announce the lnvictus Games presented by Jaguar Land Rover. Over 400 competitor...

  • Exmoor 30:30

    Exmoor 30:30 is an annual endurance event that has raised money for Armed Services charities over the past 4 years. From 2011 this event has exclusively supported The Royal British Legion. If you ...

  • Great Gwent Poppy Run

    Join us on Sunday 21 September, for the Great Gwent Poppy Run to raise money for the Poppy Appeal. Starting at 9am, it's a 7 mile circular route around Scenic Drive, Cwmcarn. Register in advance fo...

  • Magnificent Musicals at Southwark Cathedral

    The Central Band as the flagship band of The Royal British Legion really needs no introduction. By popular demand, it will be returning to Southwark Cathedral for a joyous evening to showcase those...

  • Royal Parks Foundation Ultra

    The Royal Parks Foundation Ultra is a stunning 50km trail and road route, passing some of London's most iconic landmarks - it really is one of the best, and most challenging ways to see our beautif...

  • 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 invovled with thi...

  • The Poppy Rocks Ball

    Folllowing its great success last year, The Poppy Rocks Ball is on again. Tickets are now on sale for this prestigious night at the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) in London on Saturday 25 Octob...

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