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Area of Reflection

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Area of Reflection.  Work has begun on the Area of Reflection on land adjacent to Heatherwood roundabout in Ascot – kindly gifted to The War Horse Memorial CIC by Ascot Racecourse Authority. The gesture is both generous and fitting. Some of the horses that went to battle came from racing stables, the most famous being…

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Service of Blessing

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Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor. Almost 300 people from all corners of the UK joined us for the Service of Blessing at Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor on Tuesday ( April 17, 2018). This was held to recognise the precious and treasured artefacts kindly donated by the families…

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Daily Express

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Daily Express. The War Horse Memorial campaign featured in the Daily Express. We were delighted to be featured in the Daily Express today (Apr 17th) when we met with the Prime Minister Theresa May and MP for Windsor Adam Afriyie. The wonderful article by Chris Roycroft-Davis highlights the progress of the War Horse Memorial project and…

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Warwick, Young & Maclean

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Announcing a new partnership with songwriters Warwick, Young & Maclean. Warwick, Young & Maclean were approached to write a song by the War Horse Memorial team after a recommendation from a platinum selling artist. They were asked to write a classical crossover song telling the story about a horse going into the battlefields in World…

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Lord Mayor of London

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Lord Mayor of London. Bronze Horseshoe presentation. We we’re delighted and honoured to be welcomed into the Mansion House by the Lord Mayor of London (Alderman Charles Bowman) today (Apr 10th) to present a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of England to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands of English horses…

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British Sporting Art Trust

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British Sporting Art Trust. War Horse Memorial article. We are delighted that the War Horse Memorial campaign has been featured in the Spring edition newsletter of The British Sporting Art Trust; Britain’s leading charity that supports the promotion of British sporting art. You can find out more about how they promote British sporting art and…

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Service of Blessing

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Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity and Garrison Church, Windsor. So many people are contacting us about the Service of Blessing on April 17, 2018 in Windsor asking for details. We still have a few places left and would be delighted if those of you who are able join us for this very special occasion. You…

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Mansion House

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Mansion House Walbrook, London. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12 noon at Mansion House Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH. The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Charles Bowman will accept a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of England to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands of English horses in the First World War. This…

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Poppy

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Poppy! The War Horse Memorial (TWHM) entrusted the Guides, Brownies and Rainbows to name our War Horse in a national competition organised by Girlguiding – the leading UK charity for girls and young women. Almost 100 packs from across Britain took part, and we are delighted to announce that the clear favourite is POPPY. Pictured…

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Lord Mayor of Cardiff

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Mansion House presentation, Cardiff. Today ( Tuesday, March 27, 2018) we were welcomed to Wales by The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Bob Derbyshire and the Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, Mrs Morfudd Meredith who accepted a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of Wales to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands…

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