War Horse Memorial

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

Sunday, September 15th, 2019. It was a fine September day for the 2019 Riding of the Marches when more than 20,000 spectators witnessed hundreds of horses processed up the Royal Mile, in Edinburgh, for the tenth year since the event’s revival – and Alan Carr of the War Horse Memorial and our special guests were […]

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 […]

PURPLE POPPY APPEAL 2019 LAUNCHED

Miss Great Britain 2019, Kobi -Jean Cole has launched this year’s Purple Poppy Appeal wearing a stunning cloak made up of thousands of knitted purple poppies sent to us from all corners of the country and from Canada, Australia, America, New Zealand, Ireland and Cyprus. The Appeal remembers animals that gave service and sacrifice in […]

Michael Crawford CBE

Mane Chance Sanctuary. Sunday, August 18, 2019. The legendary entertainer Michael Crawford CBE was the guest of honour at Mane Chance’s Big Family Fun Day, and was joined by hundreds of visitors and supporters for a wonderful afternoon of activities including a purple poppy nature trail, tractor rides, live music and arts and crafts stalls. […]

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