Below is a list of forthcoming events during 2017 that you may be interested in. More details will be made available as they come to hand.
Abbeywood War Memorial - A new war memorial commemorating the fallen of WW2 is to be dedicated on 2nd July at 1000. Our standard will be on parade together with those from Thamesmead, Eltham, Charlton and hopefully Crayford.
Concert at Christ Church Bexleyheath - 14 October - A joint fundraising concert will be held featuring the Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra. Christ Church will host the event and funds raised will be split between them and the RBL for the Poppy Appeal.
Garden of Remembrance at Christ Church Bexleyheath - Official opening 28 October 2016
Poppy Appeal launch - 28 - 29 October 2017 in Bexleyheath Town Centre
Poppy Appeal 2017 This will run from Saturday 28 October to Saturday 11 November. We will have static points in Welling (Morrisons and Tesco) and Bexleyheath (The Mall and ASDA). Static points will be in operation from Monday 30 October. If you are interested is helping out as a Poppy seller during this period please contact us.
Remembrance Day - 11 November.
Remembrance Sunday - Sunday 12 November There will be a parade and service at Bexleyheath War Memorial
Great Pilgrimage 90 - Sunday 5 August 2018 - Thursday 9 August 2018. Great Pilgrimage 90 (GP90) will be the Legionís biggest membership event in its history. A tour to WW1 battlefields and cemeteries will mark 90 years since the Great Pilgrimage. Our attendance at this event to parade our standard and lay a wreath is yet to be confirmed. Further details will be published on our Facebook page as it becomes available.
Many of these events are actively supported by Bexley Council and Bexleyheath BID for which we are very grateful.