British Legion

Inside Story on Poppies at the Tower – Special Talk in Henley

Local Henley resident, Fiamma Montagu, the Project’s Producer, has agreed to speak about her involvement with the project on Wednesday 26 November.

Roaring Success for 20s Poppy Appeal Party

The town hall was transformed into a haven of feathers and pearls for a 20s Roaring Party in aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal on Saturday night.  Everyone […]

Roaring 20s Party in aid of the Poppy Appeal

Charleston, Cocktails and Curry On Saturday 15 November 2014 at 7.30 p.m. in the Town Hall, there will be a fabulous Roaring 20s party in aid of the Poppy Appeal. […]

Centenary WW1 Poppy Appeal Launch

This year’s Poppy Appeal will be launched with the much appreciated assistance of Sam Brown and her ukulele players in the Market Place at 11 am this Saturday, 25 October […]

Volunteer Fair – New Henley HandyBus Unveiled

On Saturday local charities set up stall at the Henley Volunteer Fair in Market Place and the smart new Henley HandyBus was parked up for everyone to see.  The new […]

Local Charities Presented with their Living Advent Calendar Cheques

On Tuesday Julie Perigo, Chair of the Living Advent Calendar was delighted to present four cheques of £1,014 to the chosen local charities – the Regatta for the Disabled, the […]

Henley & Peppard Branch Win British Legion Trophy

The Royal British Legion recently held its annual county conference at Kidlington near Oxford. The Henley and Peppard branch were awarded the coveted Goadby Trophy for the biggest percentage increase […]

Launch of the ‘Lest We Forget’ First World War Project

The ‘Lest We Forget: Each one was some mother’s son’ First World War memorial project was officially launched on Saturday morning at the World War I exhibition at Holy Trinity […]

We Will Remember Them… Remembrance Parade

On a bright but cold morning hundreds of people gathered in Market Square yesterday to pay their respects at the Henley Remembrance Day service.  Canon Martyn Griffiths from St Mary’s […]

Strumming Up Support for Poppy Appeal

Sam Brown and over 40 members of the International Ukulele Club of Sonning Common launched the Poppy Appeal in Market Place on Saturday morning to the delight of the crowds […]