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    Prince Harry welcomes Poppy Bus to Buckingham Palace

    Prince Harry today showed his support for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal as the 'Poppy Bus' called at Buckingham Palace on London Poppy Day. The Royal stop was the first on a journey takin...

  • Mind the voices as celebrities take to the transport network to support London Poppy Day

    Transport for London (TfL) has teamed up with a host of recognisable celebrity voices, Football Clubs and performers to encourage Londoners to give generously in support of The Royal British Legion...

  • Judy Murray launches 2014 Scottish Poppy Appeal

    Strictly Come Dancing contestant and tennis coach Judy Murray officially launched the 2014 Scottish Poppy Appeal at Stirling Castle yesterday.  Calling for the public to give as much money as they ...

  • British Airways poppy tribute

    To commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth Service men and women in the two world wars and later conflicts, a British Airways 747 has been adorned with a giant poppy. In the centen...

  • More regional Poppy Appeal launches

    Berkshire, Cornwall, Dorset and Norfolk launched the Poppy Appeal in their respective counties during the past week with a variety of poppy-inspired events.  Newbury Racecourse played host to Berks...

  • Boris and Brian are proud and loud at London Poppy Day launch

    London Mayor Boris Johnson this morning launched London Poppy Day, raising the roof of a poppy-adorned Liverpool Street station in an unlikely alliance with English actor Brian Blessed. The Shakesp...

  • Bluewater hosts Kent Poppy Appeal launch

    Bluewater Shopping Centre supported the Legion's Poppy Appeal campaign by hosting Kent's launch of the Appeal on Sunday 26 October. Bluewater have chosen the Legion as their charity of the year and...

  • Naval warship helps launch Poppy Appeal in Wales

    Warship HMS Somerset sailed into Cardiff Bay with its horn ringing out on Friday 24 October to mark the launch of the Poppy Appeal in Wales. The 3,500-ton frigate docked in the city's Britannia Qua...

  • GCHQ launches Gloucestershire’s 2014 Poppy Appeal

    Around 1400 GCHQ staff, both civilian and military, worked together to create a giant poppy in the centre of the iconic GCHQ 'doughnut' building in Cheltenham, to launch The Royal British Legion Po...

  • The Angel of the North dons a poppy

    A giant poppy was positioned in front of the iconic Angel of the North today to launch the Poppy Appeal in the North East. The poppy, which is worn to commemorate the sacrifices of the Armed Force...

  • The Watch - a sunrise to sunset vigil to launch 2014 Poppy Appeal

    The 2014 Poppy Appeal launched with a sunrise to sunset vigil at the Cenotaph in central London with members of the public, the British Armed Forces and some familiar faces keeping guard. 'The Watc...

  • PM receives poppy for Poppy Appeal 2014

    The Prime Minister was given the opportunity to make a donation to this year’s Poppy Appeal at 10 Downing Street this morning. Following his participation in the first 'Watch' at the Cenotaph in Wh...

  • Essex County students form human poppy to support Poppy Appeal

    A group of school students formed a human poppy to encourage people in Essex to support the Legion's Poppy Appeal for the memory of the fallen and the future of the living. This call to action came...

  • Northern Ireland Poppy Appeal launched

    The Northern Ireland Poppy Appeal launched on Thursday 23 October at The Somme Heritage Centre, Conlig, County Down. Helping to launch the appeal was 12-year-old Amy Campbell from Larne, who read h...

  • Welcome Break

    The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is pleased, once again, to be working with Welcome Break at its many locations across the UK during this year’s Appeal. The Legion is grateful for the suppor...

  • Stonehenge skydivers launch Wiltshire Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion

    The Legion in Wiltshire launched their 2014 Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion on Monday 21 October by parachuting over Stonehenge. The Jump4Heroes team, headed by Vance Allen, descended by the St...

  • Joss Stone and Jeff Beck record 2014 Official Poppy Appeal Single

    Available to pre-order now and on general sale from 3 November 2014 Grammy and Brit Award singer Joss Stone has teamed up with guitar legend Jeff Beck to record this year’s official Poppy Appeal s...

  • American Football supports the Legion at Wembley on Remembrance Sunday

    The National Football League (NFL) and The Royal British Legion have teamed up to work in partnership for Remembrance around this season’s International Series games in London. The partnership wil...

  • The Poppy Appeal is the UK's most trusted brand

    The British public trusts The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal more than any other brand, according to a new survey. The Poppy Appeal tops the list of the UK’s 20 most trusted brands compiled fro...

  • Premier League Clubs support the Poppy Appeal - bids underway for signed poppy boots

    For the third consecutive year all 20 Barclays Premier League clubs supported this year's Poppy Appeal over the Remembrance weekend by wearing special-edition poppy shirts and boots during their ma...

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