Events

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Commonwealth Day Parade

Commonwealth Memorial Gates, London Commonwealth Memorial Gates, London

Purpose: The annual celebration day for the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of 52 member states, of which South Africa is a member.

Parachute Jump – Crossing the Rhine – Operation Varsity 1945

Teuge, Netherlands Tuege, Tuege

Cancelled due to the current pandemic Training / Retraining / Certification to jump done at Pathfinder Group – Teuge, Netherlands.  Purpose: Ceremony and Parachute Jumps in honour of the Commonwealth and US soldiers who fell during the Battle of Operation Varsity crossing the Rhine  

ANZAC Memorial

Cannock Chase Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase

Cancelled due to the current pandemic

Nation-building Tribute

Richmond Cenotaph Richmond Cemetery, Grove Road, Richmond

Purpose: In celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa, the South African Legion – England Branch, in association with the Royal British Legion – South African Branch, gives tribute to three statesmen whose nation building vision and deeds shaped modern South Africa – Nelson Mandela, Jan Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, whose statues are all represented on…
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VE Day 2020 – A Virtual Parade

Virtual

Join the South African Legion in a virtual Commemoration of VE Day. Parade dress as per the norm.   This is the Event link The event will run live on Cisco Webex, so please download the app on your mobile or desktop. See https://www.webex.com/downloads.html/    

SA Legion Spring Social and Family Day

Purpose: Informal South African Gathering This will be an informal event hosted by the South African Legion – United Kingdom and Europe A great atmosphere for the whole family and friends for those that are not inclined to attend a formal event. An ideal opportunity for everyone to meet up and have an enjoyable afternoon…
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Wall of Remembrance Service

Richmond Cenotaph Richmond Cemetery, Grove Road, Richmond

Purpose: Memorial Service for the fallen for Border Operations

UK Founders Day Parade

Royal Hospital Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

Purpose: Founder’s Day (also known as Oak Apple Day) is the highlight of the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s calendar, an event attended by all our brethren, the Chelsea Pensioners, celebrating the founding of the Royal Hospital by King Charles II. The event has taken place every year since the founding of the Royal Hospital in 1681