Royal British Legion Scotland
Patron: Her Majesty The Queen

Events diary

April 2017
1st - Arras 100 community commemorative event - Falkirk FC stadium
1st - RAF Founders Day
2nd - Anniversary of the start of the Falklands Battle
9th - Arras commemorative events in France and Scotland (Edinburgh)
23rd - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Edinburgh
25th - ANZAC Day 102 commemorative event - Scottish National War Memorial - Edinburgh

May 2017
5th - Entry deadline into the Best Kept War Memorial campaign
5th - Silver Poppy Golf event - St Andrews
19th - Best Kept War Memorial Campaign - Area judging
21st - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Glasgow - 1.30pm - Knightswood Legion Scotland branch
25th - 27th - Legion Scotland Annual Conference - Perth
28th - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Edinburgh
29th - Scottish American Memorial Day - Service in The Call, Edinburgh reception

June 2017
14th - Anniversary of the end of the Falklands battle
18th - Founders Day - Commemorative service in Dryburgh Abbey, Melrose - find out more
24th - Armed Forces Day - National event in Liverpool, events happening across Scotland

July 2017
1st - Somme 101 - events TBC
21st - Best Kept War Memorial Campaign - National judging
30th - Passchendaele 100 - Commemorative service in Scotland TBC
30th-31st - Passchendaele 100 - Number of events and services in Belgium
31st - Operation Banner - 10-year anniversary since the end of operations in 2007 - events TBC

August 2017 
20th - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Edinburgh

September 2017
15th - Best Kept War Memorial Campaign results
24th - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Glasgow

October 2017
16th - Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Edinburgh
21st - Trafalgar Day
30th - Opening of the Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance 

November 2017
4th - Dundee Festival of Remembrance
6th - Opening of the Glasgow Garden of Remembrance
11th - Armistice Day
12th - Remembrance Sunday
20th -Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Glasgow

December 2017
4th -  Legion Scotland Veterans group meeting - Edinburgh

The following dates will be marked during the centenary of World War One:
9 April 2017 – The Battle of Arras
11 November 2018 – Armistice Day commemoration of the end of World War One
1 January 2019 – The HMY Iolaire Disaster 100 years on

The Legion involvement at these events will be determined nearer the time.
For more First World War centenary events visit the 1914.org website.

For more information about any of these events, please contact us at the Legion Scotland Head Office .