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...

Youngsters bring the swing at restored chapel

MORE than 100 young musicians from across Hampshire are joining forces tomorrow (10 November) to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and the reopening of an historic military landmark. The concert, on...

Remembrance fields honour personnel

MORE than 18,000 tributes have been planted at the National Memorial Arboretum in memory of the nation's Servicemen and women.  The Royal British Legion Field of Remembrance at Staffordshire's National Memor...

D-Day Darlings make their debut

FOLLOWING their success on Britain’s Got Talent 2018, The D-Day Darlings have signed a record deal with Sony Music UK.   The group's debut album I’ll Remember You is released on Friday 9 November and continu...

Kids take to the stage for centenary concert

CHILD musicians are gearing up to deliver the biggest indoor staged First World War centenary Remembrance event. More than 2,500 youngsters will add their musical talents to the Lest we Forget National Child...

Remember Great War heroes

THE Royal British Legion is calling on the public to leave tributes to more than 626,000 unremembered Servicemen and women who served in the Army and gave their lives in the First World War. During the Firs...