Month: May 2018

Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour / Queen’s Birthday Parade. Saturday, May 26, 2018. In June each year the highlight of the ceremonial calendar Trooping the Colour, also known as ‘The Queen’s Birthday Parade‘, takes place on Horse Guards Parade in London. Prior to the Queen’s Birthday Parade there are two full dress rehearsals; ‘The Major General’s Review’ […]

Animals War Memorial

Remembrance Sunday service. We are honoured to have been invited to speak and lay a purple poppy wreath at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at the Animals War Memorial on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The invitation comes from the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals, an Anglican (Church of England) organisation founded over 30 […]

Major Craig Hallatt

Major Craig Hallatt. Royal Wedding. Sending all good wishes to Major Craig Hallatt, Director of Music and Composer BA (Mus) LRSM ALCM CAMU, and his trumpeters who have been chosen to play the fanfare at the wedding tomorrow of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. We understand yesterday’s practice went well which is no surprise given […]

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum. Tuesday May 15, 2018. We attended the update meeting today of the First World War Centenary Partnership, of which War Horse Memorial is a member. Interesting talks from colleagues involved in all aspects of remembering the men who took part in WW1. We were proud to be there to represent the service […]

Belfast

Belfast. The Lord Mayor of Belfast today (Mon 14th May) accepted from us a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of Northern Ireland to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands of Irish horses in the First World War. Councillor Nuala McAllister spoke of “the great honour” she felt in accepting the horseshoe […]

Combined Cavalry Old Comrades Parade and Memorial Service

Combined Cavalry Old Comrades Parade and Memorial Service. Sunday, May 13, 2018. We were honoured to be invited to London’s Hyde Park today to be part of the special annual Parade and Memorial Service for the combined Cavalry Old Comrades – the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and the 1st Royal Dragoons). With a […]

Elegy To The War Horse

New EP Release. Elegy to the War Horse – The Guards’ Chapel Orchestra. Release Date: 1st June 2018. Pre-Orders available here …  CD Cat No: RIGHT316 Barcode: 5035980116606 Digital Cat No: RIGHT316D Barcode: 5035980116613 Label: Right Recordings Distribution: Nova / Universal 4 Track EP 1. ELEGY TO THE WAR HORSE The Guards’ Chapel Orchestra (5:25) 2. THROUGH […]

Jenny Seagrove

Jenny Seagrove. Acclaimed actress and animal rights activist, Jenny Seagrove has become the latest proud owner of one of our limited edition maquettes. It was presented to her by War Horse Memorial co-founder Alan Carr MBE in the beautiful grounds of Coworth Park Hotel, in Ascot. Jenny is the founding trustee of Mane Chance Sanctuary, based […]

Journey complete

Journey complete. Poppy our War Horse has made the long journey south from Scotland and is now safely installed in her new home in Ascot. Teams from the Black Isle Bronze, in Nairn and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead carefully lifted her onto her stone plinth and secured her in place. She will […]

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