War Horse Memorial

Christmas Cards 2019

We are now taking orders for our 2019 exclusive Christmas cards, which are designed from original drawings and sketches based on our War Horse, Poppy, by sculptor and artist Susan Leyland. Many of you have commented on Susan’s exquisite work and her attention to detail. Hundreds of her sketches, lovingly and painstakingly drawn, translated into […]

Nigel Allsopp – President of AWAMO

The Australian War Animals Memorial Organisation– and our Special Ambassador has just sent this message which we wanted to share with you all. It concerns an adapted silhouette of our War Horse, Poppy. Nigel has been working hard to replicate our Memorial in Australia to remember the service and sacrifice of the animals that went […]

Sainsbury’s Ascot

There’ll be dancing in the aisles and singing at the checkout desks on Sunday (October 6th) when Sainsbury’s Ascot hold their Purple Poppy Music Feast… This year is the national 150th anniversary of the supermarket and Sainsbury’s on Ascot High Street. They have decided to celebrate this milestone by supporting War Horse Memorial and our […]

Our American Ambassador volunteer visits Poppy

Monday, September 23rd, 2019 We were delighted and honoured to welcome Margie Shoop, one of our staunchest supporters, and her husband Jim, who travelled all the way from America to Ascot to see our Memorial, and pay their respects to Poppy our War Horse. Last year Margie fundraised on our behalf and presented The Mazza […]

Longacres Garden Centre, Bagshot

We are indebted to Longacres Bagshot who are supporting our Purple Poppy Appeal within store, with boxes at every till and prominently displayed in the food hall, cafe and butchers. Longacres is the largest independent garden centre in the south of England. This fantastic centre, located just off junction 3 of the M3, has been […]

Christina Johnston

Christina Johnston Christina Johnston to sing at Purple Poppy Day in Devon. We are delighted to announce that acclaimed soprano Christina Johnston is to be the special guest of honour at Cockington Village Purple Poppy Day on November 2. In true celebrity style, Christina will ride into the village on a horse and carriage wearing […]

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