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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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  • Unveiling of WW1 VC commemorative pavings

    The Victoria Cross is Britain’s highest military honour. As part of the commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War, the Department for Communities and Local Government is laying commem...

  • Neuve Chapelle Service of Remembrance

    The Royal British Legion is holding a commemorative service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle on Tuesday 10 March 2015 at the National Memorial Arboretum. The service will inclu...

  • Afghanistan service of commemoration

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh a commemorative service to pay tribute to members of the Armed Forces past and present who served on operations in Afghanistan, and all those in the UK who worke...

  • 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. T...

  • Centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign

    The Gallipoli Campaign is one of the key centenaries being marked in the UK by national ceremonial events as part of the First World War Centenary commemorations. More than 550,000 Allied troops pa...

  • Virgin Money London Marathon

    The Virgin London Marathon is a hugely popular event and our Golden Bond places for 2015 are being snapped up thick & fast! Registration is £120 and we kindly ask that Team Legion runners raise...

  • 70th anniversary of VE Day

    The Prime Minister has announced plans to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day from Friday 8 May to Sunday 10 May 2015. Events will include a wreath laying at the Cenotaph...

  • Ypres Battlefield Bike Ride

    Join us for this special bike ride to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Ypres. After catching the ferry from Dover, the cycling starts in Calais and continues on through beautiful...

  • 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 ...

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