Three Participants Poppy Walk London 2023
  • Walking, Remembrance

  • Southampton Common

  • £10, under 18s free

Come together during the Poppy Appeal for a short, family friendly walk to lay a poppy tribute and mark Remembrance.

This November we invite you to personalise and plant your own poppy tribute in honour of someone you may have loved and lost, and in recognition of what others have given and sacrificed for us all.

Bring friends and family together to celebrate the lives of Service men and women and help raise much-needed funds, as we share a moment of personal reflection on a sociable walk.

Timings

10am: Event Village open and arrival

10.55am: Collective moment of Remembrance

11am: Walk sets off

11.30am: Planting of poppy tributes

1.30pm: Event Village closes

Location

Southampton Common, The Avenue, Southampton, SO15 7NN

The route is approx. 3km.

Looking for an event closer to you? Here are all the events happening this year. If we don’t have one near you, we hope we will do in future as the event grows.

More Poppy Walk events

Travel Information

By public transport

There are regular buses from Southampton Central station to Southampton Common. You can take the U2B, U2, U1A or U1E.

By car

If you are traveling by car, there is parking on Cemetery Road. Find more parking information here

Accessibility

These events have been designed so that everyone can take part, however parts of the route will be on grass and gravel. Please let us know in the registration form if there are additional considerations, we can make on the day to improve your experience, alternatively get in contact with us at [email protected].

What’s included:

  • Wooden poppy tribute

  • Exclusive medal

  • Raise £100 and receive a RBL beanie

  • Fundraising support and ideas to support our Armed Forces community

Join Poppy Walk Southampton

Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Southampton Common to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.

Sign up today

What your fundraising means to the Armed Forces community 

£10 could pay the travel costs to get a Veteran to employment related training.

£40 could provide a winter coat to keep a Veteran warm. 

£100 could pay for one day of a week’s art course with Bravo 22 to aid someone’s recovery and transition to civilian life by improving their confidence and motivation. 

Read more about how your fundraising is supporting the Poppy Appeal. 

Volunteer with us

Prefer to volunteer? Your time directly impacts the experience of our participants on the day, provides an excellent opportunity to meet new people & supports building new skills. We have various roles available in our event village, and along the route – join the RBL team today

Sign up here

Frequently asked questions

Can I take part on my own?

Yes! We welcome everyone, whether you walk on your own or in a group.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, all our routes are dog friendly so feel free to bring them with you at our Poppy Walk events. Please make sure they are kept on their leads throughout the duration of the event and that you clean up after them.

Are there any age restrictions?

Anyone can take part in Poppy Walk, so feel free to bring friends and family of all ages. Anyone aged under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

How much does it cost?

Adults’ registration is £10 and under 18s go free.

Can I register on the day?

Yes, you can register on the day event. Please note subject to availability we may not be able to give you a Poppy Tribute on the day.

What fundraising support will I receive?

Our team are on hand to support you every step of the way. Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive a welcome email containing all the fundraising information and advice you’ll need.

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