Royal British Legion announces Remembrance events in Algarve

The Royal British Legion-Portugal Branch has announced a number of fundraising events taking place in the Algarve, including the annual Poppy Appeal.

The annual dinner dance to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RBL in 1921 is being held on Saturday, November 6 at Restaurant Sítio do Mário in Albufeira from 6pm.

A three-course dinner, free bar (beer, wine, water and soft drinks), cabaret direct from the UK for one night only, along with entertainment by Suzanne Wilson and the five-piece band Nightshift will ensure a fabulous night for all. Cost is €35 per person. Full details from rblportugalalgarverep@gmail.com or telephone 926 908 089.

The Remembrance Service will be held at St Luke’s Church in Palhagueira at 10.45am on November 14. Due to Covid restrictions, seat reservations are required for the service. Applications by email should be sent to stvincentsalgarve.west@gmail.com

Meanwhile, the annual Poppy Appeal is underway with collecting boxes in many shops and bars throughout the Algarve. To support the cause, you can also make a donation to the Poppy Appeal by bank transfer.

IBAN: PT50 0033 0000 4542 2390 8880 05
ACCOUNT: Associacao British Legion Portugal
BIC/SWIFT: BCOMPTPL
Reference: Poppy Appeal Donation