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Poppy Appeal 2012 videos

Here are some of the videos prepared for or during the Poppy Appeal this year. They are also available on our YouTube channel.

Alesha Dixon visits The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre

Alesha Dixon, one of the faces of the 2012 Poppy Appeal, visited our Battle Back Centre to see where some of the money donated to the Poppy Appeal goes.

Official Poppy Appeal single 2012

'Landlocked' with lyrics written by Tim Rice, music by Pete Hobbs and James Fox and performed by Jame Fox is now available from the following retailers: iTunes; Amazon MP3; and Spotify.

Pixie Lott visits RAF Northolt

One of the faces of the Poppy Appeal, Pixie Lott, visited RAF Northolt to see how some of the money raised through donations to the Appeal is used for the Legion's work.

Poppy Appeal launch in Trafalgar Square

The 2012 Poppy Appeal was launched nationally with a pop-up concert starring Alesha Dixon and Pixie Lott, hosted by Ben Shephard and also featuring the Wattisham Military Wives Choir and James Fox.

The Legion's welfare services

The video below presents just some of the wide range of welfare services the Legion provides and was shown at the launch in Trafalgar Square.

London Poppy Day launch

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, sped down the Thames on a poppy branded Royal Navy RIB, on his way to launch London Poppy Day. Volunteers throughout the city are aiming to raise £1 million in one day!