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The Royal British Legion in Somerset

Welcome to The Royal British Legion in Somerset

  

County Event Picture Galleries

 

2015 County Conference at Writhlington

2015 County Standard Dedication at Weston-s-Mare

2015 Anzac Day Memorial Service at Arnos Vale

Katyn Memorial 30th Anniversary Commemoration
at Bristol Cathedral

2015 Bristol Armed Forces Day

2015 Clevedon Drumhead Service

2015 Armed Forces Day, Weston-super-Mare 

2015 Grove Park

  


 

 County & Branch Notices

 

Nominations for County Certificates of Achievement and
Lord Lieutenant’s Awards

Please can all branches submit any nominations for County Certificates of Achievement or Lord Lieutenant’s Awards, that will be awarded at the County Conference in January 2016, to the County Office by 15th August for consideration by the Conference Committee.

Kate Hurley - MSO - Somerset 
 

NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORMS

IF ANY BRANCHES NEED NEW MEMBERSHIP FORMS, THEY ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER FROM AYLESFORD.
PLEASE EMAIL POPPYMEMBERSHIP@BRITISHLEGION.ORG.UK
QUOTING YOUR BRANCH NAME AND NUMBER, HOW MANY FORMS YOU NEED AND THE ADDRESS YOU WANT THEM SENDING TO.

 
Are You In Flyer 
 

Illustrated Talk - Brendon Books, Taunton - Thursday 30th July, 7.00pm

Independent booksellers Brendon Books are hosting an illustrated talk by David Venner on Albert Simpkin's WW1 diary, followed by book signing. Tickets £6.00 to include a glass of wine on arrival.  Please contact Brendon Books for tickets for this event. Telephone: 01823 337742, email: brendonbooks@gmail.com

Advert Talk 30 July 2015

Despatch Rider on the Western Front 1915-18
The Diary of Sergeant Albert Simpkin, MM
Edited by David Venner

ISBN 9781473827400 Hardback 224 pages
www.despatch-rider-on-the-western-front.co.uk

 


VJ 70th Anniversary 


Sunday 16th August 2015
St Marys Church, Taunton
Church Service - 10am

Sunday 16th August 2015
The Lawns Club Taunton - 7pm
Band & Singer

 
Battle Of Britain Wells
 

Batcombe Branch Annual Lecture

9th October 2015 

Our annual lecture entitled
"Myths, lies and personal prejudices in WW1" 
will be given by Lt.Gen. Sir Robert Fry
an outstanding speaker and now a considerable businessman having been
Commandant General of the Royal Marines.

 
The Poppy Club Poster
 

Drop In Centre





The Weston-Super-Mare RBL Drop-in Centre

 is now open at

77 Meadow Street
Weston-Super-Mare

The Centre was officially opened by County President, Bob Mansergh on 25th February 2015

 It is open daily 10am-2pm, Monday - Friday

Everyone is welcome to visit

Advice & Information Volunteers
are available to provide help