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Welcome to the Somme Branch of The Royal British Legion

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


Every 1st July the RBL in conjuntion with the Royal British Legion National and the British Embassy Paris, hold a Service of Remembrance at the Thiepval Memorial to commemorate the First day of the 1916 Battle of the Somme.

This event is now run by the RBL NATIONAL EVENTS TEAM to whom all enquiries regarding this event should be addresed.

Please see the  Branch REMEMBRANCE page for updated information.


Every 10th November the Somme Branch holds its annual "Sing-a-long Supper" with the Band of the Hampshire Constabulary.  

This year it will be held at:- 

La Taverne du Cochon Sale

29 Rue d'Albert


4 courses + 1/4 carafe of wine for 25 euros per person payable on the night.

Bookings via the Treasurer Mrs Christine Johnson.


Every 11th November the Somme Branch hold a Service of Remembrance at the Thiepval Memorial.

All are welcome to attend.

The service normally commences around 10.45am. RBL Branch and ex service organisations Standards are welcome to attend.

Attendees are advised that there is no seating provided at this event and very limited parking so early arrival suggested.



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