Events Calendar

Date

Time

Event

OCTOBER

 

 

04/10/2018

1100 - 1400

'Historical Investigations Briefing' at New Haig House, Logie Green Road, Edinburgh EH7 4HQ. Those wishing to attend should email the Area Secretary Karen Elliot at: kelliot@paywizard.com

05/10/2018

n/a

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

06/10/2018

 

Centenary of the sinking of HMS OTRANTO - locally organised event is Islay. HMS VANGUARD supporting

11/10/2018

1930

Edinburgh Branch Meeting - Legion Central Branch Club

14/10/2018

n/a

HMS ROYAL OAK 79th Anniversary Service, Scapa Flow, Orkney

19/10/2018

1900

Trafalgar Night Dinner, Royal Scots Club Edinburgh. Tickets available from the Royal Scots Club. Tel 0131 525 6157.

21/10/2018

 

Annual Seafarers Service, Leith

29/10/2018

1030

Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance Opening

30/10/2018

1030

Glasgow Garden on Remembrance Opening

31/10/2018

n/a

Poppy Appeal Launch in Scotland

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

01/11/2018

n/a

Poppy Day in Edinburgh

02/11/2018

n/a

Poppy Day in Glasgow

02/11/2018

1900 - 2100

RBLS Livingston Branch Festival of Remembrance.

 

 

Details: Being held at Deans Community High School, Eastwood Park, Livingston EH54 8BS. Tickets £5.00 each (from Branch Members or email rblslivingstonbranch@gmail.com Tel 07795 463 366)

03/11/2018

1900 - 2130

RBLS Festival of Remembrance - The Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB

 

 

Background info: The Festival is a traditional mixture of entertainment and a religious service, with total attendance around 1200-1500 or so in the Caird Hall, It has been held since about 1990.

The event starts with a Parade of Standards and a Muster of HM Regular and Reserve Forces led by RN/RNR, Cadets, emergency services, war widows, poppy sellers, and everyone else relevant. Last on stage, as a climax, are Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets – young people who have achieved the highest honour in the Cadet movement.

07/11/2018

n/a

Captain Bill Oliphant arrives for handover as General Secretary

08/11/2018

1100

Field of Remembrance opens, Westminster Abbey

 

1930

Edinburgh Branch Meeting - Legion Central Branch Club

09/11/2018

1930

RBLS & City of Edinburgh Concert of Remembrance , Assembly Room, Edinburgh.

 

 

Information: Price £15.00 (£10 early bird available until 07 September)

Organised by the Royal British Legion Scotland in partnership with City of Edinburgh, The Concert of Remembrance will say thank you through music and song, to those who served, sacrificed and changed our world during the First World War. Narrated by Rose McBain and featuring Isla St Clair, The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland, Royal Air Force Central Pipes and Drums, Legion Scotland Sweetheart - Amy Hawthorn, Alan Brydon, Ibiyemi Osinaike, Stuart McLean and Erin Ritchie.

1/11/2018

n/a

Remembrance Sunday - 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice

 

1100

Service of Remembrance - Stone of Remembrance, Edinburgh

 

1240

Procession from St Giles Cathedral to Edinburgh Castle (following the Remembrance Day Servie at St Giles). Muster in Crown Square outside the Scottish National War Memorial (SNWM) where there will be Drumhead Service on the steps of SNWM including a wreath laying ceremony.

 

1800

"Battle's Over" Beacon Lighting Ceremony - Rosyth

 

 

Details: Event taking place at the MOD Caledonia Parade Ground. There will be a Drumhead Service at 1800 followed by the Beacon Lighting at 1900 Hours. (Order of Service)

 

1930

Far, Far from Ypres, Usher Hall Edinburgh

14/11/2018

 

Royal Gun Salutes from Bangor and Edinburgh celebrating the Prince of Wales Birthday

15/11/2018

1900

Screening of "A couple of Down & Outs". Napier University

 

 

Details: A special screening presented by Napier University and Scotlands War. A Couple of down and Outs is a 1923 British Silent Film described as the Original War Horse. Screening will take place at the Craiglockhart Campus. Event is free and registration for a ticket is through eventbright. Registration for tickets closes on 20/08/2018.

18/11/2018

1100

British International Seafarers Society (BISS) 200th Anniversary Service, North Leith Parish Church

 

o/c

Annual Wreath Laying at Leith Merchant Navy Memorial, The Shore, Leith

21/11/2018

n/a

Centenary of the surrender of the German Fleet, Rosyth/Queensferry. Event at the Education/Information Centre, Forth Bridges

 

 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

07/12/2018

 

Area Social - RBLS Club, Grangemouth

08/12/2018

1100

Area Meeting - RBLS Club, Grangemouth

10/12/2018

n/a

70th Anniversary of the loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES

12/12/2018 - 13/12/2018

 

RM Band Christmas Concerts, Dunfermline Abbey

13/12/2018

n/a

Battle of the River Plate Day

13/12/2018

1930

Edinburgh Branch Meeting - Legion Central Branch Club

21/12/2018

n/a

Captain Paul Quinn Goes on Leave and Draft

22/12/2018 - 02/01/2019

pm

RNA Central Office Christmas closed period

31/12/2018 - 01/01/2019

n/a

HMY IOLAIRE centenary commemoration events, Stornoway

 

 

 

 

 

2019

JANUARY

 

 

31/01/2019

1930

RM Band Concert, Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

17/02/2019

1500

RM Bank Concert, Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

 

 

 

MARCH

 

 

16/03/2019

n/a

Jutland Wood Planting - Langley Vale

17/03/2019

n/a

50th Anniversary of Longhope Lifeboat, Orkney disaster

21/03/2019

 

HMS TAMAR Naming Ceremony

21/03/2019

1930

RN Band Concert, Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

 

 

 

APRIL

 

 

21/04/2019

1930

RN Band Concert, Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

 

 

 

MAY

 

 

18/05/2019

 

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

 

 

 

JUNE

 

 

07/06/2019 - 09/06/2019

 

RNA National Conference - Wyboston Lakes (Area 6)

08/06/2019

PM

Main Conference Day - Gala Dinner

21/06/2019

 

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

 

 

 

JULY

 

 

26/07/2019

 

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

 

30/08/2019

 

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

08/09/2019

 

Biennial Parade - Whitehall

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

11/10/2019

 

Open Day - RNA Headquarters, Portsmouth

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER