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Disabled access 21 May 2004

This branch of Royal British Legion provides social facilities for ex-service men and their guests without their having to join the club. They seek funding for disabled access to the club. Contribution towards disabled access (£5000).

40's Night Remembrance Concert 25 Jun 2004

The Standish branch of the Royal British Legion in Wigan, Lancashire have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their 40's Remembrance Concert. The Concert will have entertainment, refreshments, and the participants will be wearing fancy dress. The Concert will be for a wide range of veterans from around the local region.

Amount: £1,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Standish Royal British Legion
Region: North West
District: Wigan District (B)

Ceremony and Service 15 Apr 2005

The Formby Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to provide them with refreshments for their VE and VJ day memorial services. In addition to this they will also use their award to have a community concert where refreshments will also be provided.

Party in the Park, 1940's Dance 15 Apr 2005

The Horbury, Sitlington and Ossett branch of the Royal British Legion will use its grant to commemorate the 60th anniversary of WW2 by hosting a number of events including, a 1940's Tea Dance, a 'Party in the Park' and an afternoon tea at a local School. The events will be open to the local community.

Concert 11 May 2005

The Whitley Bay branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to carry out a WW2 commemorative event that will include an exhibition and entertainment and a buffet.

60th Anniversary Event 11 May 2005

The Ladybarn and district branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The celebration will involve entertainment from local group who will play music from the period.

Evening of Song & Dance 11 May 2005

The Middleton Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a 60th anniversary commemoration parade followed by an outdoor service. In the evening there will be entertainment and a hotpot supper.

'Reflections of the Second World War' 11 May 2005

The Little Sutton Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to a special commemoration event entitled 'Reflections of the Second World War'. This will include guest speakers, a 1940's themed 3 course meal, and an evening of entertainment.

Grand Parade and Church Service 28 Apr 2005

The Castle Acre & District Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a grand parade and church service to commemorate the 60th anniversary, and a commemoration lunch. The group will be producing a booklet outlining the impact of WW2 on their group's history, this will be distributed to the general public.

Parade Celebration 28 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion Margate Branch have been awarded a grant that will allow them to carry out a parade in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of WW2. The event will be followed with a reception.

Eastleigh ChandlersFord & District Branch VE Street Party 28 Apr 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold three events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Second World War. These events will involve a Drum head service, a street party and a concert.

60th Anniversary Commemoration 28 Apr 2005

The Mordens Branch of the Royal British Legion will use a grant to hold a joint event with the 335th Fighter Group Association to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of VE Day. The programme of events will include a Service of Thanksgiving and wreath-laying ceremony to be concluded with a 'Hog Roast' and fireworks in the evening. This will be attended by a broad array of people- including veterans from Britain and the United States, alongside the other members of the local community.

North West Norfolk Royal British Legion 60th commemorations 24 Mar 2005

The Royal British Legion North West Norfolk branch will use their award to hold a range of activities to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the War. These activities will involve a street party, 1940s style Tea Dance, 1940s Big Band Dance, Parade and a Commemorative service.

Church service and Parade in llangollen 05 Aug 2005

Llangollen and District Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to help commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. They will have a Parade through the streets of Llangollen with a Church Service and buffet.

Dance and Social Evening 05 Aug 2005

Allestree Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to help commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. They will have a dance and social evening and an OAP party for older members with entertainment from the era and refreshments.

Cullybackey Memorial Exhibition 22 Jul 2005

An award has been made to the British Legion Culleybackey Branch to allow them to put on a display of personal memorabilia for the village. They will also have a military vehicle display at the event and food will be provided.

Cabaret Night/Street Party 22 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the events leading to the end of WW2 with the provision of a cabaret night and street party for the benefit of members of this group based in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

Street Party and Photo Gallery 22 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a street party and exhibition for the benefit of members of this community based in Llanrwst, Conwy.

Amount: £6,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Llanrwst Branch
Region: Wales
District: Conwy - Conwy

Evening Celebration with food and presentations 29 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of an evening celebration for the benefit of members of this group and the wider community of Heston, Hounslow.

1940's Style Garden Party with Afternoon Tea 29 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a 1940s style garden party for the benefit of members of this group and the wider community.