Month: March 2018

Poppy

Poppy! War Horse Memorial (WHM) entrusted the Guides, Brownies and Rainbows to name our War Horse in a national competition organised by Girlguiding – the leading UK charity for girls and young women. Almost 100 packs from across Britain took part, and we are delighted to announce that the clear favourite is POPPY. So, Poppy […]

Lord Mayor of Cardiff

Mansion House presentation, Cardiff. Today ( Tuesday, March 27, 2018) we were welcomed to Wales by The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Bob Derbyshire and the Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, Mrs Morfudd Meredith who accepted a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of Wales to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands […]

The Plinth

War Horse Plinth. Work has begun by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to erect the 3 metres high plinth our Monument will stand on. It will have a specialist off-white finish, like church gravestones and two tiered York stone steps which, with bronze lettering, will look very smart. The War Horse is almost […]

Bronze horseshoe

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 1145 a.m. at Mansion House, Richmond Road, Cardiff, CF24 3UN The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Bob Derbyshire will accept a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of Wales to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands of Welsh horses in the First World War. This symbolic gesture […]

Special invitation for people of Royal Borough

Special invitation for people of Royal Borough Precious artefacts from World War One, donated from families and institutions all across the globe, are to be blessed at a special service before they are buried at the feet of the national War Horse Memorial in Ascot in June. Residents of the Royal Borough are invited to […]

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