Below is a list of dates for your diary on what's happening in the Mansfield Branch of The Royal British Legion.
BRANCH MEETINGS ARE HELD AT THE GAS BOARD SOCIAL CLUB, RATCLIFFE GATE, MANSFIELD ON THE 1ST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH COMMENCING AT 7.30PM.
Next Meeting: Wednesday 1st April 2015.
New members are always welcome. You do not have to have served in the armed forces but simply support the aims of the Royal British Legion which are to support the serving and ex-service community wherever they can.
*** Our Facebook page is now active again and because it is easier to maintain than the website you may prefer to visit 'Royal British Legion Mansfield Branch'
Saturday 4th July 2015. Mansfield Armed Forces Day. Market Place 11am-3pm. The national Armed Forces Day is 27th June but as most big events will take place in Nottingham on that day it was thought best to celebrate our Armed Forces the following week. See local press for details when they are finalised.
Friday 16th October 2015. The Mansfield district Poppy event. In reality this is the Poppy Launch of Clipstone and Forest Town branch but several other branches are supporting the event with standards. The venue is the Forest Town Arena and admission is free. The venue opens at 7pm with the event starting at 7.30pm
Sunday 25th October 2015 : Mansfield & Mansfield Bellamy Festival of Remembrance at the Palace Theatre, Leeming Street, Mansfield. Commencing at 2pm. Tickets available from the box office from the beginning of September.
Sunday 8th November 2015 : Remembrance Sunday Parade. 9th November 2014. Wreath laying at the rear of the Civic Centre, Mansfield. Commencing at 10am then march to St Peter's church and return after church service.
Wednesday 11th November 2015. Armistice Day. There will be a 2 minute silence in the Four Seasons centre and also on Carr Bank Park.