Mess Tins & Banter THIS Wednesday 11th March!

Don’t forget the Mess Tins and Banter meeting at the RMA 10.00 to 12.00 Wednesday 12th February & every 2nd Wednesday ALL Veterans welcome!


The our Bingo team will be back in action at St Andrew’s Hall 12th Feb 2020 1.30pm to approx 4pm EVERYONE welcome! 14.00 to 16.00  Free entry!    Contact John 01304 379995 OR Mary 07754204002 for FULL info!                                                      



Veterans Mess Tins & Banter update

Branch Vice Chair Malcolm Gibbons and Chair Edward Barkway attended the inaugural meeting on 11th December, they were very well received and took the opportunity to promote the Legion in general and our Downs Branch in particular. If you would like to become involved please contact Edward see the poster below for more info.


Hmm someone we know enjoyed his breakfast!


Veterans fancy a free breakfast?

We will be representing the Royal British Legion and the Downs Branch at the meetings come along and meet us there!



The Bingo regulars were out in force for the 8th May session, everyone is welcome to join in the fun from 2pm to approx 4pm. NO entry fee!

Many Thanks to the regular “crew” including John Elms, Mary Eldridge, Gwen Boucher and Lydia O’connor for all their help, not forgetting Molly the caller in ensuring the 26 players this session had a really good time!


We regret to announce that the monthly meetings at The Deal Centre have been suspended until further notice. See poster below.                                                                                                         



As can be seen from previous years Anny & John Elms, closely followed by Liz & Barry Larner have carried out valuable sterling work in the community.

We have now launched a new project called “Legion Links” which we hope will be of interest to members, non members, friends and veterans in fact everyone!

YOU are very welcome to come along for a “chin wag” and who knows you may find out something you didn’t know!

When………the third Tuesday of every month

Time………..11.00 to 13.00

Where……..Deal Centre for the Retired Park St Deal

Everyone & anyone most welcome, come & say hello!




 Comradeship and Welfare

I am delighted to report that our Welfare Representative  Elizabeth Larner, ably assisted by husband Barry, are meeting the needs of all those currently on their list however if you know of someone who would like to be contacted by the “Larner Team”