The Poppy Factory

2019: A Look at the year ahead

hannah General

The Poppy Factory had an incredible year in 2018 but this year we hope it will be bigger and better.  We are already planning for our Annual General Meeting where …

Christmas; fundraising; The Poppy Factory

Wrapping up our Christmas campaign

hannah General

Now the festive lights have been taken down and the tinsel put away for another year, we’ve been able to crunch the numbers for our Christmas #WorkingWithPTSD campaign. Our social …

The Poppy Factory; History

Highlights from 2018

hannah General

Wow, what a year 2018 has been! Not only has it marked 100 years since the end of World War One, but it has also been the year we reached …

Coaching For Success

Sam Sowemimo Case Studies, General

Dean Graham, a 37 year old father and a former Corporal in the Royal Logistics Corps, developed a painful joint condition that affected his back while serving. He was medically …

The Poppy Factory; Field of Remembrance; Poppy; History

Who makes your poppy?

hannah General

Jamie is one of the 30+ ex-Servicemen and women employed in the Production Team to make poppies, wreaths and symbols for the Remembrance period. Jamie, like many of The Poppy …

Remembrance Art Trail; The Poppy Factory

Remembrance Art Trail

hannah General

From Monday 29th October to Sunday 11th November, 11 stunning art installations will be exhibited around Canary Warf in this year’s Remembrance Art Trail. The exhibition, which is in association …

The Poppy Factory, Military, Employment, Service, Civilian, Job

New job for Dale

hannah Case Studies, General

Dale, a former soldier who was injured while serving in Afghanistan, will be starting a new job on Monday 8th October with support from The Poppy Factory. Dale said: “I …