The annual dinner dance on the 5th November is now one of the largest social events in the Algarve. This will be followed on the 13th November with the Service of Remembrance at St Luke’s Church in Palhagueira, followed by an optional lunch.

December sees special Christmas lunch and dance afternoons in Moncarapacho on the 7th December and Albufeira on the 11th.

Poppy boxes are in bars, restaurants, shops and offices throughout the Algarve.

You can however donate to the Poppy Appeal by making a bank transfer to the following bank account:

Associação British Legion Portugal

Millennium Bank

Iban: PT50 0033 0000 4542 2390 888 05

Every little helps, so donations large and small are very welcome. Please mention Poppy Appeal as a reference.

For information on the Royal British legion events in the Algarve which are open to non-members, or details of how to become a member please contact the RBL Chairman

Colin Hearn: email: or call 926908089.