Remembrance tools for teachers

Teachers and parents can help children and teenagers understand the importance of Remembrance by using a new range of free resources which has been launched by the Royal British Legion and National Literacy Tru...

Hero’s film reaches thousands

A touching film produced by military charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, has gone viral, reaching more than 500,000 viewers worldwide. A Hero’s Legacy tells the story of Corporal Lee Scott, a loyal soldier, ded...

App brings heroes to life

A new, free family activity uses augmented reality technology to tell moving stories of sacrifice at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The innovative experience, ARboretum, is part of a new pro...

Requiem release for Remembrance

A world-premiere recording, intended as an epitaph to those served in the First World War, will released in time for Remembrance Day, with all the proceeds being donated to service charities. Cenotaph Requiem ...

A fitting tribute to British heroes

A poppy mural made from thousands of thank you notes will be installed at MOD Lyneham, the base where soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan were repatriated to. The BBC’s Local Radio stations are asking...

Teaching the importance of Remembrance

The Royal British Legion (RBL), together with the National Literacy Trust, has created a range of teaching resources for children in key stages 1-4, designed to help them explore their shared heritage of Rememb...

Activity packs to mark VJ Day

The National Memorial Arboretum, in partnership with The Royal British Legion, has launched two free downloadable activity packs containing activities to help people mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day on 15 Au...

Virtual VE Day

Military museums join forces to bring the nation together – at home. The three historical institutions of the British Armed Forces invite you to ‘stand with your services’ to celebrate 75 years since VE Day on...

Sharks’ show of support

TWO Sale Sharks rugby stars marked the centenary of the end of the First World War by visiting veterans at a Salford nursing home. AJ MacGinty and Curtis Langdon headed to Broughton House to meet former Forc...