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  • 70th anniversary of VJ Day

    The Japanese surrendered to the Allied Forces on 14 August 1945, and the next day, Wednesday 15 August, was celebrated as VJ (Victory over Japan) Day. Japan formally surrendered on 2 September 1945...

  • Ride to the Wall 2015

    Now in its 8th year, this memorial ride to the National Memorial Arboretum, and service of Remembrance, will take place on Saturday 3 October 2015.  This event brings motorcyclists from near & ...

  • 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 2 November. It is expected that 150 guests will attend the event including the Lord Mayor o...

  • Festival of Remembrance 2015

    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 Briti...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Armed Forces Day 2016

    Armed Forces Day 2016 is on Saturday 25 June and events are being held all around the country.  The national event will be hosted by Cleesthorpe in Lincolnshire. For the official programme of event...

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