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Calendar of events

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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  • St Georges Day Concert

    By popular demand we are returning to St George's Hanover Square for a concert by the fabulous Central Band of The Royal British Legion led by their irrepressible Director of Music David Cole. The...

  • Virgin London Marathon

    The Virgin London Marathon is a hugely popular event and the Legion is allocated a number of Golden Bond places. They are always in demand so register your interest as early as possible. And we'd l...

  • 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...

  • 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 Service...

  • PoppyWalk 2012
    PoppyWalk 2015

    It has often been said that the best way to get to know London is on foot. This year's Poppywalk will take place on Sunday 19 July when we hope to guarantee glorious weather ! This popular family d...

  • 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 Surr...

  • 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 pl...

  • 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...

  • 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 this...

  • 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...

  • The Poppy Run

    The Poppy Run is a national series of 5km fun runs, open to all, which aims to raise funds and awareness for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. You don't need to be super fit to take part; whet...

  • Remembrance Sunday 2015

    As the custodians of Remembrance, The Royal British Legion calls on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday at the 2015 Cenotaph Service and Parade in Whitehall on 8 November. The C...

  • Wreath and poppies
    Armistice Day

    At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The Two Minute Silence is observed on Armistice Day, the day which marks the end of the First World War. The Royal British Legion has...

  • Guildhall Christmas Celebration 2009
    Christmas Celebration 2015

    We invite you to begin your Christmas season with us in style and glamour. Soak up the atmosphere of the ancient and magnificent Guildhall while singing your heart out in the Great Hall. Our progra...

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