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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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The Plinth

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War Horse Plinth. The War Horse Plinth. Work has begun by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to erect the 3 metres high plinth our Monument will stand on. It will have a specialist off-white finish, like church gravestones and two tiered York stone steps which, with bronze lettering, will look very smart. The…

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Bronze horseshoe

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 1145 a.m. at Mansion House, Richmond Road, Cardiff, CF24 3UN The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Bob Derbyshire will accept a bronze horseshoe on behalf of the people of Wales to signify the service and sacrifice made by thousands of Welsh horses in the First World War. This symbolic gesture…

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Special invitation for people of Royal Borough

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Special invitation for people of Royal Borough Precious artefacts from World War One, donated from families and institutions all across the globe, are to be blessed at a special service before they are buried at the feet of the national War Horse Memorial in Ascot in June. Residents of the Royal Borough are invited to…

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