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The Great Poppy Party

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Host a summer celebration and raise a cheer for 100 years of the poppy.

Join us in our centenary celebrations and host your Great Poppy Party. This summer, more than ever, we all want to be together with friends and family, so invite them along to a party, cook, bake or BBQ and raise funds to support our Armed Forces today.

For 100 years, the Royal British Legion has provided much-needed welfare and comradeship to millions, and we’ll keep working to ensure that no one who has served is disadvantaged because of the sacrifices they have made.

The Great Poppy Party Free Pack

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It's so simple. 

  • All you need to do is think up your party idea, it could be a BBQ or cream tea, a street party or a cake sale.
  • Hold your Big Poppy Party anytime over the summer.
  • Invite friends, family or colleagues along and provide some food to entice them.
  • We have lots of ideas and support for you in our FREE fundraising pack
  • Recipe ideas for scones, cakes, and more will be in the pack to inspire your culinary talents. These FREE recipes are taken from Cooking with Heroes, The Royal British Legion Centenary Cookbook with St James's House. 
  • The Cream Tea Society is helping celebrate our centenary - apply on their website to receive your FREE Rhoddas clotted cream and Tiptree jam, and help your cream tea spread go further. 
  • Share on social media #GreatPoppyParty

Host a Great Poppy Party and you’ll be joining our centenary celebrations, marking 100 years of RBL and bringing communities together to create better futures for our Armed Forces and their families. 

Celebrate Together

Request your FREE fundraising pack

We're here to inspire, support, and encourage you with a dedicated team who are here to help you every step of the way. Register to receive your FREE fundraising pack in the post. We’ll also email you a digital pack the same day so you can get cracking straight away.

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How your support helps

Our Armed Forces continue to step up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and we are here for them.

Your fundraising will help us to ensure that those who have served are being looked after no matter what challenges they and the country faces.

Raise a toast to RBL 100 with our centenary champagne

In celebration of our centenary, Eminent Wines has created a limited-edition range of bespoke RBL champagnes: Reveille (Brut), Champs de Fleurs (Rose), and Centurion (Blanc de Blanc). A portion of every sale is donated to RBL. 

If you would like to raise a toast at your celebration, Eminent Wines is pleased to offer a 5% discount to anyone hosting a Great Poppy Party. 

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