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The Royal British Legion

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Weekend D-Day celebration event 25 Jun 2004

The Gateshead branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant towards their weekend of celebrations in commemoration of the D-Day landings. This will involve a church service as well as entertainments and refreshments. The event is open to all residents in the Gateshead area.

Northern Remembrance Concert 24 May 2004

The organisation, in general, safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who served in the armed forces. With the funding it will arrange for the Royal Marine band to visit and perform at the first Northern Remembrance Concert in Manchester that the British Legion will host. The event will enhance community spirit whilst at the same time create a platform for inter-generational relationship development. It will also develop comradeship and audience participation.

VE & VJ Day celebrations 24 Mar 2005

The Petersfield branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to allow them to carry out a number of events to celebrate VE and VJ day.

Concert, Reunion and Display 24 Mar 2005

The West Wickham branch of The Royal British Legion will use their grant to commemorate both VE and VJ Days by holding a concert, parade and Drum Head Service. The group will also be visiting schools to talk to school children about WW2.

Children's Party and Parade 28 Apr 2005

The Edmonton branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to commemorate the 60th anniversary by holding a children's party and an adult's evening event, followed by a parade and service of remembrance.

Fete and Entertainment 25 May 2005

The Royal British Legion Minchinhampton Branch have been awarded a grant that will allow them to carry out a 60th anniversary community event, where veterans will be present to talk to children and a display of wartime memorabilia will be present. The group will also host a 1940's style event for the veterans with entertainment from the era. A booklet will also be produced about the local community during the war and the impact of rationing, etc.

VE Day Celebrations with Food and Drink for Veterans 01 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the events leading to the end of WW2 with the provision of a VE day celebration for the benefit of members of this group based in Honor Oak and Brockley, Lewisham and the wider community.

Remembrance Service 24 Jun 2005

The Bingley Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold an event to commemorate the 60th anniversaries of VE and VJ Day. The event will take the form of a parade and remembrance service. An exhibition will follow with entertainment from the era.

WW2 Memorial Service 24 Jun 2005

The County Durham Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a parade and service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

National Commemoration Day concert by local Band & Victory Party for Childern 22 Jul 2005

Royal British Legion Royston Branch have been awarded a grant to help celebrate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. They will have a concert and VJ Party for children with entertainment from the era and refreshments.

Party in The Park VE/VJ Day Celebrations 22 Jul 2005

Needham market & district Royal British Legion - VE/VJ Day Celebrations Committee have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their commemoration and celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2.

2 Day Commemoration Activities 29 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of street party, parade and commemoration ceremony for the benefit of members of this community based in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.

Anniversary Celebrations 06 Jul 2006

This organisation support ex-servicemen and women of the Armed Forces, including their families. The project is to hold an informal community gathering to allow people to share their experiences.

75th Anniversary 01 Mar 2006

The group will make their 75th anniversary with a re-dedication service and a programme of celebratory events.

85th Anniversary Celebration for Branch Opening 09 Feb 2007

A project to stage a free concert by a championship brass band and a parade for the whole community, and a party for approximately 250 people by this branch of the British Legion in Tamworth, Staffordshire. The grant will include funding of hire charges, publicity and refeshments.

Games Room 09 Feb 2007

The project is to build a games room onto the Legion Club for pool, darts and similar activities to encourage younger village inhabitants to use the club.

Veterans Visit to the Menin Gate and War Graves 19 Jan 2007

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use the award to enable their members to visit Ypres and pay their respects at the Menin Gate of remembrance.

holiday to Ireland 09 Jan 2006

This branch of the British Legion will take local older community members on an eight day holiday.

Promoting The Work Of the Group 14 Aug 2006

The project is to promote the work of the Royal British Legion in the Vale of Glamorgan. The money is for a marquee, laptop computer and projector.

Volunteer Recruitment Campaign 22 Oct 2007

This charity will host volunteer recruitment and publicity events across Gloucestershire. Activities will include displaying stands and delivering presentations in a variety of public buildings.