Events

This page lists all forthcoming events, either branch or national. The page is updated frequently so if there are no events shown at the moment, check back next time you visit us.

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THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

28 May 2019 -

Entries are now open for The Royal British Legion charity football tournament.


POPPY RIDE

01 June 2019 -


WINSTON AND HIS WORDS

12 June 2019 -

What better combination – Sir Winston Churchill and the English language? To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day we will be hosting a special gathering at this fascinating shop in Mayfair crammed with all manner of rare and interesting books including a collection of Churchilliana. Over drinks and canapés, listen to a talk from a Churchill expert with time to immerse yourself in these fascinating surroundings – definitely for book lovers everywhere


PEDAL TO YPRES

20 June 2019 -

This four-day bike ride remembers the incredible sacrifices made by all those who fought in both World Wars. With a dedicated historian joining us for the whole trip, you can combine your love of cycling and history as you take on this special event for The Royal British Legion!


POPPY WALK LONDON

23 June 2019 -

Come and discover a hidden trail through London's historic streets


IT'S A KNOCKOUT

23 June 2019 -

50% off team entry fee if you book by 7th April ‘19!


Poppy Quest - London

23 June 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


BOVINGTON TANKFEST

27 June 2019 -

The Royal British Legion will have a stall at the event so please come and have a chat with some of our members, browse our selection of merchandise and ask about how you can become a member or help to support our worthy charitable cause. 


Mission Mud - Leeds

29 June 2019 -

Team up and get muddy for The Royal British Legion.


CANONTEIGN WATERFALLS ABSEIL

06 July 2019 -

Take on a solo challenge or get a group of friends together to tackle England's highest waterfall.


Poppy Quest - Colchester

06 July 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


Poppy Quest - Cardiff

07 July 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


ST JAMES'S BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING

10 July 2019 -
HAIG HOUSE


Mission Mud - Milton Keynes

13 July 2019 -

Team up and get muddy for The Royal British Legion.


Poppy Quest - Birmingham

13 July 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


Poppy Quest - Portsmouth

14 July 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


GOURMET TASTING DINNER

17 July 2019 -


NATIONAL BRANCHES DISTRICT COMMITTEE MEETING

18 July 2019 -
HAIG HOUSE


Poppy Quest - Liverpool

21 July 2019 -

Join us for a discovery walk using maps and minds to uncover city gems.


THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION VETERANS’ COURSE

22 July 2019 -

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new 5 day fully funded residential course for Veterans.


PRUDENTIAL RIDE LONDON

04 August 2019 -

This hugely popular event sees more than 25,000 people cycle 100 miles around London and Surrey before finishing on The Mall.


POPPY RACE DAY

10 August 2019 -

Join us for a day out at the famous Newmarket Racecourse in aid of The Royal British Legion.


PEDAL TO PARIS

05 September 2019 -

This four day ride from London to Paris is an experience for competitive cyclists and enthusiastic recreational riders. Any determined cyclist can enjoy the sense of a Grand Tour on a unique ride through France and into Paris arriving as a peloton on a closed road at the Arc De Triomphe.


GREAT NORTH RUN

08 September 2019 -

Join Team Legion now to experience a phenomenal half marathon and raise money for our Armed Forces community.


CRANMORE TOWER ABSEIL

08 September 2019 -

Take on a solo challenge or get a group of friends together to abseil down 148ft Cranmore Tower in Somerset!


THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION VETERANS’ COURSE

16 September 2019 -

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new 5 day fully funded residential course for Veterans.


The Royal British Legion Charity Clay Shoot

19 September 2019 -

Think you can out shoot members of the Armed Forces? Entries are now open for The Royal British Legion Clay Shoot.


CASTAWAY SURVIVAL CHALLENGE

20 September 2019 -

Have you got what it takes to be stranded and swapping life’s luxuries for bare basics?

 


NORMANDY BEACHES TREK

24 September 2019 -

Take on a unique challenge on this incredible four-day trek along the beautiful Normandy coastline. With a dedicated historian joining us for the whole trip, you'll be fully immersed in the sites and scenery of the D-Day Landings as we mark the 75th anniversary of the WW2 Allied invasion of Normandy.


POPPY RUN CARDIFF

29 September 2019 -

Poppy Run. Powering veterans’ recovery. Be unstoppable.


BOURNEMOUTH MARATHON FESTIVAL

05 October 2019 -

Take part in the sunny South Coast’s running event and raise vital funds for the nation's Armed Forces community.


ST JAMES'S BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING

09 October 2019 -
HAIG HOUSE


Poppy Run Leeds

09 October 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


CASTAWAY SURVIVAL CHALLENGE

11 October 2019 -

Challenge yourself and join the Boats to Castaway, a most memorable event raising funds for The Royal British Legion Armed Forces community and their families. 


Concert by The Central Band of The Royal British Legion

12 October 2019 -

Join us for a concert at Southwark Cathedral in London to celebrate our capital and raise money for The Royal British Legion.


ROYAL PARKS FOUNDATION HALF MARATHON

13 October 2019 -

Support The Royal British Legion as you run through four of London’s famous Royal Parks, taking in some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks on the way.


NATIONAL BRANCHES DISTRICT COMMITTEE MEETING

17 October 2019 -
HAIG HOUSE


GREAT SOUTH RUN

20 October 2019 -

Take part in this fantastic 10 mile run for The Royal British Legion.

 


Poppy Run Bristol

26 October 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Manchester

26 October 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Milton Keynes

27 October 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Cardiff

27 October 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


My Poppy Run

01 November 2019 -

My Poppy Run is a virtual event for people who can't make it to any of the Poppy Run locations, but would still like to take part. You can chose the time and place to suit you and virtually join the rest of the Poppy Runners.


Poppy Run Birmingham

02 November 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Durham

02 November 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Nottingham

03 November 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


Poppy Run Southampton

03 November 2019 -

Our family friendly Poppy Runs take place across the country during October and November. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!


ST JAMES'S BRANCH AGM

20 November 2019 -
HAIG HOUSE


CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

11 December 2019 -

Start the festive season with the Legion's annual Christmas celebration concert at London’s great Guildhall.


THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION VETERANS’ COURSE

10 February 2020 -

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new 5 day fully funded residential course for Veterans.


ARCTIC SURVIVAL CHALLENGE

23 February 2020 -
Sweden

Challenge yourself and join 'Team Arctic' to raise money for The Royal British Legion!


Arctic Survival Challenge 1-8 March 2020

01 March 2020 -

Take part in a once in a lifetime experience, set in the stunning and pristine wilderness of Northern Sweden, just south of the Arctic Circle.


Virgin Money London Marathon

01 April 2020 -

Join more than 39,000 people taking on the greatest marathon in the world in support of The Royal British Legion. Date TBC