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Events Dates with a Branch Presence 2021

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Armistice Day Thursday 11 November 2021


Remembrance Day Sunday 14 November 2021


War Memorial Garden, Ashby de la Zouch. 02 0ctober 2021 Window Poppy Painting by local artist Katy Ferrari.

Unveiling party


Jim's Tractor Run Family Fun Day

25 Jul 2021 Bath Grounds Ashby



Royal British Legion 100 Year Anniversary Celebration 

A wreath was laid at 09:00 Saturday 15th May 2021 at the Ashby de la Zouch War Memorial, Market Street, Ashby de la Zouch. 

Wreathes were also laid at Measham Memorial, Blackfordby Memorial, Willesley Wood Memorial Grove and Normandy Wood Memorial near Packington.


 Paul Stokes laying the 100 Year RBL Anniversary Wreath, Ashby de la Zouch, at 09:00 15 May 2021. 


Ashby de la Zouch Poppy Wreaths November 2020


VJ Day 15 August 2020 Ashby de la Zouch War Memorial Market Street

Laid by Paul Stokes Member of the Ashby & District Branch.

VJ Day Wreath 2020



Patrick Gothard laying Branch Wreath 27 Jun 2020 

 Patrick Gothard representing Members of The Royal British Legion, Ashby de la Zouch & District Branch

bearing a Branch Wreath in commemoration to all Armed Forces,

27 June 2020 at the Memorial Grove Willesley Wood.





Veterans Meeting 08 February 2020


Ashby Concert Band Poppy Donations

The Ashby Concert Band Poppy Concert donation of £677.00 to the Poppy Appeal 27 January 2020.

Mr Adrian Ashton Director of Music. Mr Paul Stokes Poppy Appeal Organiser Ashby de la Zouch & District, Mrs Amanda Berry Chair, Mr David Curtis Secretary & Mr Brian Senton Present of the Ashby Branch The Royal British Legion.


Ashby ACF


Ashby de la Zouch Det. F Sqn. (LNR) Army Cadet Force presentation evening 12 Dec 2019.

The Mayor Mr Graham Allman carried out presentations of Shields & Certificates to the Unit & Cadets. The Royal British Legion Ashby de la Zouch & District Branch & The National Poppy Appeal are affiliated to the Unit.


Saturday 1st June 'D' DAY 75th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION SERVICE Normandy Wood, Near Packington Village, Measham Road, LE65 1WQ. 



 Ashby de la Zouch & District Remembers 'D' Day 06 June 1944 the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings, France.



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