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Annual Conference

Our 2020 Membership Annual Conference will not be taking place in its current form, however we are exploring other options.

We will keep our members informed of our plans around this. In the meantime, please call 0800 307 7773 for help with Membership queries.

Annual Conference is the official conference of the Royal British Legion, acting as both an Annual General Meeting for the organisation and as a body for voting on Legion-wide regulations.

Our Branches are represented by delegates who are able to vote on motions and Charter motions and have their say during the Membership Forum.

Anyone may attend the Annual Conference as membership is not required, however, we do ask that you register in advance through our online registration forms once open.  

What can you expect from Annual Conference?

Main Conference

With a formal agenda offering the chance to hear from guest speakers, Directors, and National Officers, delegates will be able to listen and deliberate on areas that help to shape our charitable work. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss and vote on Charter motions and motions that were submitted by the membership body through their Branches and County/Districts prior to the start of the conference.


The exhibition gives our attendees a unique opportunity to chat with our staff and build connections with some of the Legion teams and partner organisations. The exhibition space is open for exploration throughout the weekend and is a great way to take a step back and meet other attendees in a social environment.

National Awards and National Standard Bearers Competition

The National Awards for achievements in areas such as recruitment, progress, and fundraising are awarded at Annual Conference in a formal ceremony. It is a chance to celebrate members, branches, clubs and county/districts for their hard work over the last year. There is also the opportunity to watch the National Standard Bearer Competition that usually takes place the Friday before Annual Conference and is where the judges will seek out the best Standard Bearer from our regional winners. The awards for this competition will also be presented at the National Awards ceremony.

Dates for your diary

Future conferences will be held on the following dates at the following locations

  • 15-16 May 2021 - London
  • 14-15 May 2022 - Torquay
  • 13-14 May 2023 - Southport

For any queries please contact the team at

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