War Horse Memorial

Kneller Hall Gala Concert

Kneller Hall Gala concert. Saturday, July 20th, 2019. More than 8,000 people enjoyed the CAMUS 25 Gala Concert at Kneller Hall, Twickenham to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Royal Corps of Army Music. War Horse Memorial was there to support two of our very special friends who had leading roles in the glittering event… […]

Purple Poppy appeal 2019

Miss Great Britain to launch our Purple Poppy appeal. We are delighted to announce that Kobi-Jean Cole, who is Miss Great Britain 2019, has agreed to spearhead our Purple Poppy Appeal at a special photocall in London on August 19. The 23-year-old anti-bullying ambassador from Bristol ( pictured here) will launch the Appeal at the […]

Mane Chance Sanctuary – Presentation

Mane Chance Sanctuary – Presentation. July 5th, 2019. We were delighted to be able to present a cheque for £10,000 – money we raised from our Purple Poppy Anniversary Ball at Ascot Racecourse on June 8, 2019 – to Mane Chance Sanctuary towards their new minibus appeal. The specially adapted vehicle will be used to […]

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day and Songster unveiled. Saturday June 29th, 2019 is Armed Forces Day and a chance to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country […]

Anniversary Charity Ball

Anniversary Charity Ball. Saturday, June 8, 2019. It was a night of high glitz and glamour with stellar musical performances, a chance to celebrate the last 12 exciting months and share with old and new friends what’s in store for War Horse Memorial and the purple poppy in the year ahead. We’d like to thank Paul […]

Lathom Park

Lathom Park. Ormskirk. This monument, recently unveiled, acknowledges the very first Remount Depot ever established for a war footing, of any war, or any era. It was to be the benchmark of the other three major establishments destined to follow – Romsey, Avonmouth and Swaything. Local historian, Richard Houghton, whose original concept it was to […]

Colin wins Britain’s Got Talent!

Colin wins Britain’s Got Talent! Sunday, June 2nd. Many congratulations to our newest Ambassador Colin Thackery, winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2019. Colin, who is 89 and a Chelsea Pensioner, received the most public votes in tonight’s live final, watched by millions of viewers. He wins £250,000 and a slot at this year’s Royal Variety […]

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