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Below is a list of dates for your diary on what's happening in the Cannes-Provence Branch of The Royal British Legion.

Calendar of Events 2015

Committee Meeting -1500 hours 27 March 2015 - Cotignac


Remembrance Day, Sunday 8th November          

Service, Holy Trinity Cannes, 10.30 hours

Words: D Alexander

Wreath: R Johnson

Standard: J Buchanan-Jardine,

As the Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes will be taking place in the area, drivers should allow extra time for the journey and for parking that may have to be some distance from the church.

Service: St John’s, St Raphael, 1030 hours

Standard: Selwyn Glick

Church of St. John the Evangelist, Saint Raphaël, 1030 hours

Avenue Paul Doumer

83700 Saint Raphaël

The service will start at 1030 hours.

The Anglican Church of Lorgues with Fayence, 1130 hours

1801 Chemin des Pailles
83510 Lorgues 

Further information can be found on the Church website: 

Service: CWGC British War Cemetery, Mazargues, Marseille 1030 hours

Words: Simon Taylor, British Consul

Wreath: Andrew Buchanan

Mazargues is a southern suburb (the 9th Arrondissement), some 6 kilometres from the centre of Marseilles. The cemetery is located 200 metres south of the 'Rond-Point de Mazargues' on the main road (the D559) to Toulon via Cassis. The address of the cemetery is No.24 Avenue General de Lattre de Tassigny.

10.       Armistice Day Wednesday 11th November 


Cannes : 1100hours 

Wreath : Rosemary Johnson                                             

Standard :J Buchanan-Jardine

Mougins : 1100 hours

Wreath : D Alexander

Draguignan :

0830 hours US Military Cemetery, followed by municipal cemerery, Hotel de Ville, stel Georges Clemenceau and at 1145 hours Jardin Angles.

Standard: Selwyn Glick

Wreath : J Collingwood

Lorgues 1530 hours in front of the mairie, 1600 ceremony.

Wreath: Andrew Buchanan

 Poppy Count & Committee Meeting - Fri. 27 November 10.00


Annual General Meeting - Tuesday 1 December 1700 hours

Holy Trinity Church Hall, Cannes

Christmas Carol Service Sunday 20 December 1930 hours

Holy Trinity Church Hall, Cannes

Committee Meeting March 2015 


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