Upcoming Events

Commemorate the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Bayeux by 2 ESSEX, (The Pompadours)

The Essex Regiment Chapel Clive Rd, Warley, Brentwood

A Service at the Regimental Chapel of the Essex Regiment and the Royal Anglian Regiment, Warley to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Bayeux by the 2nd Battalion The Essex Regiment (The Pompadours) on 7th June 1944. The Service will commence at 1100hrs. All should be seated by 1045hrs. POC is Colonel (Retd) CAF Thomas TD DL. See the Essex page on the Association website for contact details. The address is Eagle Way, Warley, Essex CM13 3BN. http://www.essexregiment.co.uk/chapel.html

D-Day and Freedom Parade – Uppingham – 6 June 24

Uppingham in Rutland

On Thursday 6th June the 2nd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment, will exercise their Freedom of the Town of Uppingham in Rutland. The Battalion will march to the Market Place accompanied by vehicles which recently deployed to Poland on Op LINOTYPER where a Drumhead Service will take place to mark the 80th Anniversary of the start of the D-Day landings. Details of timings will follow, but all veterans and their families are most welcome to attend.

Remembering Kosovo – 25 Years On

National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire

This year the Royal British Legion (RBL) will remember the 25th anniversary of the end of the Kosovo War, which saw the deployment of the NATO-led international peacekeeping force – KFOR. 2024 also marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of NATO.

The RBL will honour the service and sacrifices of those who served with KFOR with a Service of Remembrance at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, on Sunday 23rd June 2024.

The RBL look forward to welcoming all Armed Forces personnel who served with NATO’s KFOR mission – and/or their families, to join for the service.

To register to attend, please visit the RBL website and complete the registration form: https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/remembrance/remembrance-events/remembering-kosovo-25-years-on

Registration closes on Monday 20th May 2024. If you have any questions, please contact the RBL at RemembranceEvents@britishlegion.org.uk.

Hindoostan Day


Salamanca Day


Talavera Day


Minden Day


Minden Day Celebrations

The Keep, Bury St Edmunds

Blenheim Day