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  • Mayer Brown appointed by The Royal British Legion as its pro bono counsel

    Mayer Brown, the global law firm, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as pro bono counsel to The Royal British Legion. Led by London construction partner, Jonathan Hosie, the firm wil...

  • The Angel of the North dons a poppy

    A giant poppy was positioned in front of the iconic Angel of the North today to launch the Poppy Appeal in the North East. The poppy, which is worn to commemorate the sacrifices of the Armed Force...

  • Legion sponsored team competes in Inter-Service Equestrian Cup

    The annual Inter-Service Equestrian Cup is series of three events sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Loriners with a leg hosted by each service. On 15 August, the Royal Navy Dressage Showjumpi...

  • Legion welcomes Stanford Hall

    The Royal British Legion has welcomed news that a new national rehabilitation centre for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel will be established in the Midlands. The new facility will incr...

  • Another world record breaking human poppy!

    School children from across Sefton have set a new World Record to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. To mark Sefton's World War 1 commemorations, a total of 5,8...

  • Tickets go on sale for Invictus Games opening ceremony

    Tickets are now on sale for the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games, the international sports event for 'wounded warriors' launched by Prince Harry and coming to London in September. An audienc...

  • Poppy Shop www.poppyshop.org.uk
    Poppy Shop wins prestigious retail award

    The Legion's trading arm, Poppy Shop, took home the award for 'Best Charity Trading Operation' at the ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards on Thursday 5 June. The cream of the UK's multi-channel retail se...

  • Legion welcomes new Armed Forces TV channel

    The Royal British Legion is delighted to welcome ‘Forces TV’, a unique television channel about the Armed Forces community. The new channel focuses on the work of the Armed Forces and the world of...

  • Celebs get behind Invictus Games in front of camera

    Daniel Craig, Joss Stone, Tom Hardy, Joanna Lumley, will.i.am and Rod Stewart appear in a film that premieres online today pledging their support for the Invictus Games, the sports event for 'wound...

  • Legion continues sponsorship of Combined Services Rugby

    Last Friday evening, 2 May, The Royal British Legion was invited to attend the shirt presentation ceremony for  the Under 23 Combined Services Rugby Union (CSRU) squad, the feeder squad for the CSR...

  • A new military choir based in Birmingham

    Inspired by the achievements of the original Military Wives' Choir (Plymouth & Chivenor), The Royal British Legion, in collaboration with the Birmingham Bach Choir, has formed the 'Midlands Mil...

  • Legion shortlisted for prestigious Sony PROduction Award

    The Legion’s highly successful Flying the Eiger video, featuring our extreme human flight team Jump4Heroes, has been shortlisted for the Sony PROduction awards. The video features Jump4Heroes flyin...

  • Legion tops PR Awards shortlist

    The Poppy Girls and the Legion's Learning Pack have been shortlisted for the most prestigious awards in the public relations industry.The Chartered Institute of Public Relations announced its final...

  • Ombudsman welcome but needs to be 'fit for purpose' says Legion

    The Royal British Legion, the UK's largest Armed Forces charity, welcomed the announcement of an independent Service Complaints Ombudsman today and urged the Government to make the position fit for...

  • Legion awarded Forces in Mind Trust grant to double size of the UK's largest Armed Forces survey

    The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded a £73,098 grant to The Royal British Legion to double the sample size of its national survey of the Armed Forces community – making it the largest of its...

  • Media partnership puts spotlight on veterans’ needs

    The Legion’s Area team in East Anglia and Essex have joined forces with one of the region’s most influential newspapers to launch the ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’ campaign, aimed at helping those who...

  • Support the making of Kajaki - A modern British war film

    Producers of Kajaki, a film about the British Army in Afghanistan, have launched a crowd funding campaign, running until 25 January 2014, to support the financing of the project and will match the ...

  • Legion website takes on a new look

    Welcome to our new look website. We've refreshed our site to make it easier for you to find the information you need in an instant. What’s changed? Our elegant new-look masthead is now consiste...

  • Christmas parcels and letters advice for Armed Forces on operations

    The Royal British Legion is asking for the public's co-operation in making sure that British Armed Forces on operations in Afghanistan and elsewhere have a good Christmas, surrounded by presents an...

  • Canine Partners celebrate with a puppy Poppy Picnic

    National assistance dog charity Canine Partners held a ‘Poppy Picnic’ today to celebrate a grant from The Royal British Legion.Canine Partners is a national charity that trains assistance dogs for ...

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