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  • Poppy Appeal 2014 launch

    The 2014 Poppy Appeal will launch on Thursday 23 October with a moving sunrise to sunset vigil at the Cenotaph in central London with members of the public, the British Armed Forces and some famili...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • League leaders set the pace in poppy shirts auction

    Poppy shirts worn by Premier League leaders Arsenal for their Remembrance Sunday fixture at Old Trafford have raised a staggering £37,454 for the Poppy Appeal. The most in demand shirt was that ...

  • 28 Engineer Regiment complete marathon 99 miles of golf for Poppy Appeal

    To coincide with Remembrance, the 99th anniversary of the end of the First World War and building on their success of being named as 28 Engineer Regiment (28 Engr Regt) sports team of the year, mem...

  • Poppy Girls parachute into Top Ten

    They’ve captured the imagination of the great British public, melted the hearts of millions all over the world with an emotional public reunion and performed for royalty; now The Poppy Girls are st...

  • Bristol Poppy Day a huge success

    A fantastic turn out by the public, coupled with the hard work of hundreds of Legion supporters and organisers ensured Bristol Poppy Day was a huge success. Organised by the Royal British Legion...

  • Capital buzzing as London Poppy Day supporters aim for £1m

    Thousands of uniformed personnel, veterans and their supporters hit the capital yesterday for the Legion's London Poppy Day in the hope of beating last year's staggering total of £815,000. Some of...

  • Tigger-suited Leading Hand Lei Parsons, with (from left) Legion PA supporters Stephanie Harris, Pat Prior and CFR Clare Peppiatt
    HMS Sultan holds Rehab-a-Thon challenge on behalf of The Royal British Legion

    Recovering sailors were challenged both physically and mentally in a bid to look past their injuries to raise funds for The Royal British Legion.  27 injured members of the ship’s company took p...

  • Mayor fires gun salute to launch London Poppy Day

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today marked the launch of London Poppy Day by firing a gun salute at Armoury House, home of the Honourable Artillery Company. He was joined by members of the ...

  • Heathrow's floral poppy tribute
    Surprise for travellers as Heathrow shows support for the Poppy Appeal

    Heathrow has today unveiled a new addition to the airfield landscape. The UK's hub has pledged its support for The Royal British Legion by decorating its vehicles with poppies. The distinctive flow...

  • Support our Armed Forces at the first ever Birmingham Poppy Day

    Up to 300 volunteers, Military bands, soldiers, airmen, cadets, students and volunteers from Birmingham and the Midlands will be collecting in and around Birmingham between 6am and 7pm for the ci...

  • Manchester celebrates fundraising success for our Armed Forces

    Generous Mancunians dug deep to support our Armed Forces today as The Royal British Legion launched its first ever Poppy Day in the city centre. For seven hours, more than 100 serving personnel, v...

  • Rugby star launches Poppy Appeal in Wales

    The Poppy Appeal was launched in Wales on Tuesday 29 October with Wales and British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton joining serving personnel, families and veterans at the Millennium Stadium...

  • Support Service men and women at the first ever Plymouth Poppy Day

    The first Plymouth City Centre Poppy Day will be held on Halloween, Thursday October 31, as part of a bid to raise £200,000 for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal. The day will start at 8am...

  • Royal Marines lay wreaths to launch Devon's Poppy Appeal

    An RAF search and rescue helicopter circled overhead as four Royal Marines waded ashore to the sound of pipes, bearing wreaths to mark the 2013 launch of Devon's Poppy Appeal.  Receiving the wre...

  • Wear your poppy online via Twibbon

    Once again we've joined forces with Twitter and Facebook this year to allow supporters to wear their poppy with pride on social media. Users are invited to share their support with friends, to l...

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