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The Royal British Legion: Remembrance & Armistice Day 2016

To help you make the most of The Remembrance and Armistice Day we have put together some key dates you may be interested in below.

ARMISTICE DAY – SILENCE IN THE SQUARE – FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER
At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The Two Minute Silence will be observed on Armistice Day, the day which marks the end of the First World War.

The Royal British Legion will host our Silence in the Square event in Trafalgar Square, London to remember all those lost in conflict and we will also broadcast a live webcast from the event. Find out more

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY – CENOTAPH – SUNDAY 13TH NOVEMBER
As the custodians of Remembrance, The Royal British Legion calls on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday at the 2016 Cenotaph Service and Parade in Whitehall on 13 November.

The event will be broadcast live on BBC One from 10:20am and you can find out more about the event below. Find out more

Festival of Remembrance
The Royal British Legion’s annual Festival of Remembrance takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 12 November 2016.

The Festival commemorates all those who have lost their lives in conflicts and will be broadcast live on BBC One at 9pm.Read more

DONATE TO THE POPPY APPEAL
Every penny you give helps to support Service personnel, veterans and their families. Our work goes on all year round, not just during Poppy Appeal, so please give as generously as you can. MAKE A DONATION

FOLLOW THE LEGION
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPoppyLegion
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PoppyLegion
Instagram: https://instagram.com/royalbritishlegion/

Source: britishlegion.org.uk
Video: https://youtu.be/JIlYEqO0d2w

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John Lewis: #BusterTheBoxer


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The Beaumont: Christmas Away

Enjoy a totally relaxing Christmas this year: all you have to do is turn up. Envelop yourself in a cosy, candle-lit world of vintage movies, mulled wine, home-made mince pies, and traditional (as well as some non) Christmas dishes. Escape to the Spa, explore the once-a-year-quiet streets of historic Mayfair in our vintage Daimler and ease yourself into an effortless celebration of Christmas this year.

The Beaumont heralds a return to the pre-war elegance of Mayfair hotels. Jeremy King and Chris Corbin have created a truly independent, distinctive hotel based on the classic values of a golden age of personalised hospitality. Centrally located in Mayfair and overlooking Brown Hart Gardens, The Beaumont features The Colony Grill Room, an American Bar, The Cub Room – a Resident’s Lounge and Bar, The Lotos Room – a private dining and board room, and a gymnasium and spa with hamam. The hotel was named the AA HOTEL OF THE YEAR – London in 2016.

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Sotheby’s: Global Participation

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Bonhams: Auctioneers since 1793.


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Condé Nast Traveler:To Travel is to Live


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The most authoritative and influential travel and lifestyle magazine in the world, our readers turn to Condé Nast  of restaurants, hotels and spas, shops and museums.

Every month we take you to destinations off the beaten track both home and abroad, and readers are given a true sense of each destination without compromising on luxury and style. Making us the definitive gold-standard in travel and lifestyle media, home to award winning journalism, travel writing and photography featuring famous contributors the world over who are experts in their field.

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How To Spend It: A website of worldy pleasures from the Financial Times


How To Spend It has been part of the Financial Times for more than 40 years, first as a single page in the Saturday edition of the newspaper, then as an expanded section and, finally, from 1994, as a large-format glossy magazine. Widely regarded as the benchmark for luxury lifestyle magazines, it is now distributed globally with the Financial Times 32 times a year.

Howtospendit.com was launched in 2009. It has many unique characteristics, including free access to the searchable content of more than 200 issues of the magazine, organised by subject rather than by print edition, plus additional web-only daily postings – blogs, columns, interviews and news – from our award-winning team of writers and editors.

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ROYAL ASCOT: 2017 Tickets are now on sale


The Royal Ascot Racing Club (RARC) provides its members with the opportunity to experience unparalleled style and luxury in its unique clubrooms, coupled with the excitement of participating in the Club’s stable of five racehorses. Visit: www.ascot.co.uk/royal-ascot/racing-club

Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world’s finest racehorses to compete for more than £6.58milllion in prize money. Our eighteen Group races, eight of them in Group One, have made legends of the finest thoroughbreds. Visit: www.ascot.co.uk/Royal-Ascot

Tickets are now on sale at guaranteed best prices for a limited time only. These are set at 2016 pre-early booking prices. BOOK TICKETS

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Wimbledon The All England Club and The Championships


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Queen’s Club: Meet Fraser the Concierge


Meet Fraser the Concierge at the Queen’s Club.

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The Royal Automobile Club: ‘the UK spiritual home of motoring’


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The Pall Mall clubhouse, set in the heart of the St James’s area of London, provides a welcoming sanctuary from the bustle of the capital city. With a fine choice of restaurants and bars, a unique range of accommodation, private dining and sporting facilities, as well one of the finest swimming pools in London, there is something for everyone.

The Woodcote Park clubhouse and estate, set in 350 acres of beautiful Downs countryside in Surrey, features two 18-hole golf courses, four squash courts, six floodlit tennis courts, a modern gym, an indoor swimming pool, treatment rooms, restaurants, bars and accommodation.

One of the highlights of Club membership is the wide range of sporting and social activities, alongside the extensive events calendar for the enjoyment of members and their guests. Around 200 events are held each year across both clubhouses, ranging from annual favourites such as London Motor Week culminating in the internationally renowned London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, the Epsom Derby, the Midsummer Drive-In and the November Fireworks, to exclusive ballet, opera and jazz performances. Visit: www.royalautomobileclub.co.uk

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