First world War

Anniversary Charity Ball

War Horse Memorial Anniversary Charity Ball Ascot Racecourse, Saturday 8 June 2019. Dear Friends and Supporters, Please put June 8 in your diaries and join us at the inaugural Anniversary Charity Ball in The Pavilions, Ascot Racecourse to celebrate the first anniversary of War Horse Memorials unveiling and the launch of the 2019 Purple Poppy […]

blackie

Blackie Grave of faithful WWI horse Blackie to form centrepiece of housing development. Wonderful piece in the Telegraph (Fri 16th March) by Patrick Sawer, senior news reporter and Lynne Wallis highlighting the story of World War One war horse Blackie. The piece highlights how 20 year old Lieutenant Leonard Comer Wall requested that should he […]

Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts for you! This year why not buy a gift with a special meaning… one that helps us help our chosen charities? We have just taken delivery of five new items to join original favourites. We’ve been delighted by the response to our Christmas cards and beautiful Jersey pearl bracelets, and we hope you […]

Royal Borough OF Windsor and Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. We were delighted to meet with the Mayor of the Royal Borough Councillor Paul Lion and the Lady Mayoress Mrs Laura Lion at the Guildhall in Windsor to present one of our limited edition maquettes, which they accepted on behalf of the people of Windsor and Maidenhead. Poppy our […]

Purple among the red

Purple among the red. For the first time in many towns and villages animals of war were remembered alongside the soldiers who fought in the First World War with the laying of purple poppy wreaths. In London, hundreds of people attended the Animal War Memorial service of remembrance on Park Lane and in local churches […]

Cockington Village

Cockington Village’s first Purple Poppy Day. November 3, 2018. Many Devon villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses with their colour washed walls of stone and cobb, and you’ll experience a quiet charm that is a quintessentially English with its manor […]

Katherine Alexander

Katherine Alexander. Fabric Artist. We have been approached by Katherine Alexander who is fabric artist and lives in France and who is keen to support our purple poppy appeal. She has created a beautiful design as you can see which she sells for 25 Euros, and will donate 20 per cent of sales to War […]

Pangea Sculptures Event

The Purple Poppy Pangea Sculptures Event. 17th October from 5pm until 7.30pm, Ormskirk. The War Horse Memorial team are delighted to support this event from Pangea Sculptures! The day of the Purple Poppy event has arrived! Today you can shop online or at the showroom with an extra 20% off all sculptures. If you are […]

Arthur the War Horse

The village of Little London remembers the War Horse. Pamber Parish Council, in Hampshire have unveiled Arthur the War Horse, a silhouette cut from 10mm steel plate, to commemorate not only the men and women who lost their lives in the Great War, but also, the horses, donkeys and mules that perished. Local residents gathered […]

Poppy Drop

Poppy Drop. This is the moment that a million purple poppies fell from the skies over Windsor to mark the launch of our national fundraising appeal. Despite the high winds and threatening weather the wonderful Internationally acclaimed soprano Christina Johnston sang A Million Tears, a specially written composition and arrangement for the occasion to crowds […]

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