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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.

Registration for the 2021 Annual Conference is now open! Everyone is welcome - this includes delegates, standard bearers, parade marshals, carers, as well as visitors.

Annual Conference 2021

Our Annual Conference will take place at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London on 14-16 May, with the business of conference occurring on the Saturday and Sunday. This coming event will mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion giving our members and visitors a chance to be part of a historic weekend.

What to expect

  • Main Conference

    On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May, we will have our main session where our attendees will be able to listen to guest speakers, Directors and National Officers in the main hall and deliberate on decisions that help to shape our charitable work.
  • Annual Ceremony

    Our members can win awards for achievements regarding recruitment, retention and collaboration and this ceremony is an opportunity to applaud fellow members, branches, clubs and counties when receiving theirs.
  • Memorial Parade

    Take part in a ceremonial parade in central London with a wreath laying and commemorative service.
  • Exhibition

    The exhibition will have a variety of stalls to explore and enables attendees to chat to our staff and ask them questions. You can also pick up information and freebies and don’t forget to buy gifts from the Poppy Shop!

  • National and Women's Section Standard Bearers Competition

    This is an annual event where our judges seek out the best Standard Bearers from our regional winners.

  • Membership Forum

    The Membership Forum is a chance for our delegates, members and visitors to ask our panel of experts any questions they may have. If you would like to submit a question before the event, please send an email with your name and Branch, if applicable, to annualconference@britishlegion.org.uk.

     

Register for Annual Conference 2021

Fill out our application form to register your place

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Annual Conference 2020

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Annual Conference 2020 was successfully held online on Saturday 19 September. In case you missed it, you can watch this year's Annual Conference below.

Watch our livestream

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 annualconference@britishlegion.org.uk

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