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Welcome to the Harpenden Branch of The Royal British Legion

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

Poppy Appeal

If you can spare an hour or two during the Poppy collecting time of 24th October to 7th November 2020, to help us continue this vital fundraising please give our Poppy Appeal Organiser Rosemary a call on: 07983 429771 or our Deputy Poppy Appeal Organiser Beverley on 07752 718412



 Sunday 8th November

The Parade will form up in Leyton Road outside The Royal British Legion Club Headquarters from 10.15am to move off at 10.35am for the service at the War Memorial High Street at 10.50am.

All are welcome to join the parade or meet at the War Memorial for the service.




All Branch meetings are held at The Royal British Legion Club Ltd, 21 Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5 2HU

20th January   Branch Meeting 7.45pm

20th  April       Branch Meeting 7.45pm  We have a presentation by SERV Herts & Beds Blood Runners.

There will also be a raffle with all proceeds going to SERV. ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US

8th May VE Day 75th Anniversary Harpenden Town Council are holding an event on Church Green 2pm to 4pm The Branch will be in attendance with publicity and Poppy Appeal items. Do come along and show your support.

13th June Harpenden Carnival. Harpenden Common from 12 noon. We will have stalls and childrens games. Please come along and support us.


Armed Forces Day Saturday 27th June 

A wreath laying ceremony will take place at the War Memorial, Church Green at 11am. Please come and join us to show your support for all Veterans and serving Armed Forces Personnel.


Sunday 12th July  Harpenden Highland Gathering organised by the Lions Club Date & venue to be confirmed


20th July Branch Meeting 7.45pm

19th October Annual General Meeting 7.45pm


The 98th Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 19th October, 2020 at The Royal British Legion (Harpenden) Club Ltd, 21 Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5 2HU commencing at 7.45pm.

Nominations are required for the following positions by Friday 2nd  October, 2020

Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Standard Bearer, Deputy Standard Bearer and up to six committee members.

If you have an item you wish to be included on the agenda for discussion at the AGM please notify the Branch Secretary, Mrs R. Crofts in writing to the above address by Friday 2nd October, 2020.

Any queries please contact the Secretary on 07983 429771












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