101 Holes in the Names of Charity
For most people, one round of golf is usually enough to have them craving a post-round tipple in the clubhouse. But for one man, five-and-a-half was closer to the magic number during a mammoth charity drive. Click here to read the full story
Leading law firm hosts Veterans Partnership lunch in its headquarters
Hill Dickinson hosted a networking lunch recently for the Liverpool Veterans Partnership. Here's the attendance list.
CEO Speaks at Charity Launch Event
Melanie Waters was asked to speak at the Paris Smith Charity forum event. The charity forum will be a series of events to assist charities. The launch was at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton.
29 November 2012
Edinburgh Fringe Festival Debut
One of The Poppy Factory's clients, ex-2 Para Ken Lukowiak, has recently returned from a successful season at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ken took to the stage last month in a one man show.
21st September 2012
Royal Military School of Music
The Poppy Factory is delighted to have the support of The Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall during their series of Concerts in the park
4th July 2012
WATERLOO: Charity festival
London charity festival announced supporting Poppy Factory and Amos Trust http://www.xperedon.com/
Life takes off for injured war veterans
A fledgling charity has begun training injured veterans for a new career http://www.bfbs.com
Lancashire Evening Post
Friday 15 June 2012
The Poppy Factory team is growing!
30th January 2012
Sky News HD
The Poppy Factory features on Sky News HD.
13 November 2011
Antiques Roadshow on BBC1
The show features a poppy picked from Flanders Fields, now on show at The Poppy Factory.
13 November 2011
BBC Radio 4
Chris Ledgard discusses the story of The Poppy Factory from 1922 up to the present day. To listen again, click here. For the blog, it's here.
9 November 2011
Helping injured and sick ex-service people
This year marks the 90th Anniversary of The Poppy Factory, which, nine decades on is still doing exactly what its founder, set out to do – creating employment opportunities for wounded veterans.
- August 2012
Thatcham Vocational Day
Thatcham open their doors to The Poppy Factory
21st February 2012