DENBIGH Castle is set to turn red next week to mark 100 years since The Royal British Legion was formed.

On Saturday May 15, people across the United Kingdom will take part in various activities to help celebrate a century of support being provided by the Legion to those who have served with Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

Schools and businesses across the country will wear the colour red to show their support for the event and others will be fundraising.

Ahead of commemorating the century milestone, Denbigh British Legion has been working alongside Cadw to light up Denbigh Castle in red from May 14, lasting for a period of 7 days.

A spokesperson for the Denbigh branch added: “There will be a small service held by the town’s memorial at 11am on Saturday May 15 to give thanks for all the support given to the Armed Forces community over 100 years.

“100 years on, The Royal British Legion still responds to the changing needs of the Armed Forces, providing everything from small interventions to life saving support.

“Please help us commemorate this occasion in Denbigh.”

Some dignitaries, cadets and The Cambria Band will be in attendance at the town’s event.

It will be the first event Denbigh British Legion has been able to hold of late with the traditional Remembrance Service having to be cancelled last year.

In order to keep people as safe as possible next week, Covid-19 guidelines (on social distancing, mask wearing, etc) must be adhered to by anyone in attendance on the day.

If you would like to get involved with the events to be held in Denbigh, you can contact the Denbigh Branch through or call them on 07716813035.

To find out more about the Royal British Legion and how you can get involved with marking its centenary year on May 14 and 15, go to: