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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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  • 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 s...

  • Fields of Battle Lands of Peace exhibition

    Sponsored by The Royal British Legion, the Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace exhibition features sixty powerful images of contemporary landscapes of previous battlefields from Flanders to Gallipoli...

  • Poppies in the Moat

    A major installation of ceramic poppies is on display in the moat of the historic Tower of London. At the opening on 5 August, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge each planted...

  • 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...

  • The Poppy Run

    The Poppy Run started in 2011 and 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 f...

  • Piper at the Poppy Ball
    The Poppy Ball

    The Poppy Ball returns in 2014 at a slightly earlier date but again at a beautiful venue in London which reflects the grandeur of a bygone era. Now in its fourth year, the Poppy Ball is fast becom...

  • London Poppy Day bus
    London Poppy Day

    We're looking for everyone in the city to join in for another successful London Poppy Day this year. Last year, we raised over £1 million in one day! And once again, more than 2,000 volunteers rep...

  • Garden of Remembrance at St Paul's Cathedral

    The opening of the annual Garden of Remembrance at St Paul's Cathedral, London, will take place on Monday 3 November. It is expected that 150 guests will attend the event including the Lord Mayor ...

  • Birmingham City Poppy Day

    An army of 250 volunteers, with the accompaniment of military bands will be collecting in and around Birmingham for the city's second Poppy Day on Wednesday 5 November.   Following on from last ye...

  • Manchester Poppy Day

    Following last year's success, Manchester Poppy Day on Thursday 6 November will see more than 100 soldiers, cadets, veterans and volunteers join forces to sell poppies across the city centre for th...

  • Bristol Poppy Day

    On Thursday 6 November our collectors will be out in force in Bristol for the Bristol Poppy Day 2014.  If you'd like to be part of the team visit our Volunteering section or to find out more about...

  • Festival of Remembrance 2014

    This annual Festival, held at the Royal Albert Hall, commemorates and honours all those who have lost their lives in conflicts, and is both a moving and enjoyable evening hosted by The Royal Britis...

  • Run2Remember

    Join us for our annual fun run Run2Remember at 11am on Saturday 8 November, the day before Remembrance Sunday. Enter on your own or as a team and choose from 1.1km, 5km or 11km courses. We will be...

  • Remembrance Sunday 2014

    As the custodians of Remembrance, The Royal British Legion is calling on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday at the 2014 Cenotaph Parade in Whitehall on 9 November. The Cenotap...

  • New Statesman panel discussion on Remembrance

    "First World War: Does Britain romanticise its military past?" The Royal British Legion in partnership with New Statesman magazine is holding a discussion evening on Monday 10 November. Confirmed...

  • 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 ha...

  • Combined Services vs Barbarians Remembrance match (photo Mark Andrews)
    Remembrance Rugby - Barbarians v Combined Services

    An invitation Barbarian team will take on the Combined Services XV on Tuesday 11 November at The Recreation Ground, Bath - kick off at 7.30pm. Pre-match entertainment will be provided by The Ban...

  • Guildhall Christmas Celebration 2009
    Christmas Celebration 2014

    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 progr...

  • Christmas at Highclere Castle

    Join us for a unique opportunity to celebrate Christmas at "Downton Abbey" ! 200 guests are invited to join us at Highclere, by very kind permission of Lord and Lady Carnarvon, to enjoy a pre-Chri...

  • 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...

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