World War One centenary marked by Kennington’s Royal British Legion community club

Katherine Johnston (04 October, 2018)

A century ago the first global war ended

6440A past remembrance Sunday in Southwark

The 100th anniversary of the end of World War One is being commemorated with a series of events at the Royal British Legion Southwark Community Club in Kennington this month.

The events will pay tribute to those who served in the First World War – known as the first global war – and remember the moment the guns fell silent.

The series of events will begin this Saturday, October 6, with an afternoon ‘sausage sizzle’ from noon to 3pm, followed by another from 9pm on Saturday, October 13.

There will also be the chance to ‘decorate your own poppy’ on Wednesday, October 10, from 12-2pm, and an afternoon tea party on Wednesday, October 17, from 12-3pm where school children will be singing, reading poetry and displaying their art.

On Saturday, October 20, the club is holding a celebratory evening event and closing the commemorations on Wednesday, October 24, will a screening of the film War Horse.

The RBL Community Club, is based at 34-40 Braganza Street SE17 3RJ.


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