British Legion

Christ Church Centre Christmas Lunches

The Christ Church Centre are hosting a series of Christmas lunches this forthcoming festive season.  See details below. Wednesday 5th December, 12:00pm Rotary Christmas Lunch for the elderly – FREE […]

Town Marks WW1 Armistice With Special Remembrance Events

Remembrance Service and Parade On the 11th hour, 11th day and 11th month 100 years after the end of WW1 was declared, Henley marked the occasion with a fitting armistice centenary […]

Special Remembrance Projects, Displays and Poppy Seller

Stunning School Poppy Project  There’s a stunning entrance of poppies at Valley Road School.  Take a closer look and you’ll see that 280 poppies are been made out of plastic […]

Remembrance Events to Mark WW1 Armistice Centenary

A series of special events and exhibitions will be held in Henley to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  These along with other annual Henley remembrance […]

Poppy Appeal Launch Marks 100 Years Of Remembrance

Sam Brown and her ever joyful Ukulele Band returned to the Market Square on Saturday for the launch of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. The musical troupe entertained the […]

British Legion Fundraising Champion Honoured With County Certificate

The August meeting of the Royal British Legion’s Henley and Peppard branch was a very special celebration in honour of a highly respected and much-loved Henley man. Guest of Honour […]

British Legion Members Complete the Nijmegen Marches

Four members of the Henley Branch of the Royal British Legion completed the Nijmegen marches last month. Along with 47,000 others, they walked for 4 days to raise money for […]

Village Pub Hosts WW1 Armistice Party in aid of Poppy Appeal

The Black Horse pub in Checkendon turned back the years to 1918 on Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary this year of the end of WW1 all in aid of […]

Mollie Hangs Tough to Complete Skydive Challenge

As a result of an inspiring conversation with a Carlo Sisi an ex-Paratrooper at the launch of the Henley Poppy Appeal last autumn Mollie Jeffrey, Henley RBL’s membership secretary found […]

Sam Brown & Her Ukulele Club Help Poppy Appeal “Rethink Remembrance”

Sam Brown and her ukulele club players launched Henley’s Poppy Appeal on Saturday morning with a range of songs including You are my Sunshine, Jolene and Freight Train. Annie Arscott, […]