Looking forward to 2021

It’s been a challenging time for us all but as we say goodbye to 2020 let’s look forward to the coming months when, hopefully, we can get back to a new normal. Our attention at War Horse Memorial is focussed on raising greater awareness and fundraising opportunities for the good causes we have chosen to […]

Lord Provost of Edinburgh

Lord Provost of Edinburgh’s visit to Windsor (May 8 and 9, 2019). The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Councillor Frank Ross visited Windsor as a special guest of the Mayor of the Borough and the War Horse Memorial to cement ties of friendship, enjoy a civic reception at the historic Guildhall in the town and visit […]

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 […]

Purple Poppy Appeal launch

Purple Poppy Appeal launch. Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club – Saturday 28th July, 2018. This brief video highlights the War Horse Memorial Purple Poppy Appeal launch which took place at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor on Saturday 28th July. One million purple poppy petals were dropped by Team Yakovlevs Aero display team to signify […]

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 […]

Memorial unveiling

Memorial unveiling. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM WAR HORSE MEMORIAL CIC. We are pleased to announce that the official date for the unveiling of the War Horse Memorial is now confirmed as June 8, 2018 at 11am in Ascot, Berkshire. This will be such a special day as it’s taken us three years from Alan’s original idea […]

Scotland visit

War horse memorial to visit north of Scotland. A national memorial to horses, mules and donkeys killed in battle is almost ready to head from the Highlands to its Berkshire home. The Black Isle Bronze Foundry – based in Nairn – has crafted and cast a bronze WWI memorial and it is to visit Nairn […]

Area of Reflection

Area of Reflection.  Work has begun on the Area of Reflection on land adjacent to Heatherwood roundabout in Ascot – kindly gifted to War Horse Memorial CIC by Ascot Racecourse Authority. The gesture is both generous and fitting. Some of the horses that went to battle came from racing stables, the most famous being Warrior. […]

Service of Blessing

Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor. Almost 300 people from all corners of the UK joined us for the Service of Blessing at Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor on Tuesday ( April 17, 2018). This was held to recognise the precious and treasured artefacts kindly donated by the families […]

Service of Blessing

Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity and Garrison Church, Windsor. So many people are contacting us about the Service of Blessing on April 17, 2018 in Windsor asking for details. We still have a few places left and would be delighted if those of you who are able join us for this very special occasion. You […]

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