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The Royal British Legion is recognised as the national custodian of Remembrance.

 View our News & Events calendar for details of local Remembrance events.


1st JULY= to be updated in accordance to Covid-19 instructions.

Every 1st July the RBL Somme Branch in conjunction with the British Embassy, Paris, hold a

service of remembrance to commemorate the First day of the 1916 Battle of the Somme.



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

The ceremony is a non ticketed event to which all are welcome to attend.

The service  starts at 10.40am.

Attendees are advised that there is no seating provided at this event and limited parking.

Early arrival is suggested.