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National Purple Poppy Day

National Purple Poppy Day. Thursday August 23rd, 2018. It’s countdown week to the first National Purple Poppy Day on Thursday ( August 23, 2018) and hundreds of people have been generous enough to buy and sell our pin badges and wristbands to support our fundraising for military and equine charities. Please don’t forget to send […]

Maloney’s Budgens of Ascot

Maloney’s Budgens of Ascot. Local shop first to support War Horse Memorial. Maloney’s Budgens of Ascot has become the first supermarket in the UK to sell purple poppy badges to support a national appeal to raise funds for equine and military charities. The Purple Poppy Appeal follows on from the unveiling of the War Horse […]

Daily Express

Daily Express Purple Poppy launch coverage. Our recent Purple Poppy launch featured in the Daily Express. From the very start of the War Horse Memorial project the Daily Express has been a strong supporter of our cause and has highlighted our progress with a number of fantastic articles. Their latest piece, by Chris Roycroft-Davis, features […]

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

Purple Poppy Appeal. Royal Berkshire Polo Club. Today (Sat 28th July)  weather permitting at 6pm we launch our Purple Poppy Appeal at the Royal Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor. A rare Yak-52 Russian built plane from the UK display team The Yakovlevs will drop a million purple petals to signify the service and sacrifice of […]

A Million Tears

A Million Tears. Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6pm prompt at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, North Street, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TH. A million purple poppy petals will fall from the sky to signify the launch of the UK’s first national appeal to remember the service and sacrifice of horses, mules and donkeys […]

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches 2018. We are delighted to have been invited to take part in this year’s annual Edinburgh Riding of the Marches. Taking its roots from the historical Common Ridings of Scotland, 280 horses will navigate the ancient Royal Mile on Sunday, September 16 2018. This spectacular cavalcade is a re-enactment […]

Media coverage.

Media coverage. The recent unveiling ceremony of the War Horse Memorial generated widespread coverage from a variety of media outlets. Coverage included pieces from the BBC, ITV, Daily Express, STV, The Independent and Centenary News which highlighted the considerable public interest and appeal of the project. Web, print and TV pieces all captured the Ascot unveiling […]

Buckingham Palace

HM Queen. Acknowledgement from Buckingham Palace. We were delighted and very honoured to receive this official response and endorsement from HM the Queen regarding today’s (Fri 8th June, 2018) unveiling of the War Horse Memorial in Ascot.    

Now available!

The Elegy to The War Horse EP. Now available! The Elegy to The War Horse EP is now available to buy and pre-sales have already placed it #39 on Amazon’s Easy Listening chart and #101 on their Classical chart. That’s really excellent news and if you love the music as we do and want to […]

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