Gift/Online Shops

Poppy Umbrellas

This is a list of gift shops and online shops which sell The Poppy Umbrella. These shops trade on behalf of registered charities working for ex-Service and welfare organizations, military heritage museums or associations and not-for-profit organizations.

It is advisable to check with an outlet that the style of Poppy Umbrella you would like to purchase is available to purchase before you make a special journey.

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in the United Kingdom

English Heritage Online Shop

Retail location: online (telescopic Minilite style)

English Heritage, Registered Charity No. 1140351, is the custodian of over 400 places which include war memorials and sites of historic relevance to the two World Wars. The Cenotaph in London is, perhaps, the most well-known war memorial in the care of English Heritage.

Telephone: 01761 452 966

Email: onlineshop@english-heritage.org.uk

Website: www.english-heritageshop.org.uk Poppy Gifts

Website: www.english-heritageshop.org.uk

The Green Howards Regimental Museum

Retail location: Richmond, North Yorkshire (telescopic Minilite, golf & Birdcage transparent styles)

The Green Howards Museum, Trinity Church Square, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4QN

Telephone: 01748 826 561

Website: greenhowards.org.uk

Lancashire Infantry Museum (Lancashire)

Retail location: Preston (telescopic Minilite style)

Lancashire Infantry Museum, Fulwood Barracks, Watling Street Road, Preston PR2 8AA)

Telephone: 01772 260 584

Website: www.lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk

National Memorial Arboretum Gift Shop (Staffordshire)

Retail location: Alrewas, near Lichfield in Staffordshire (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma & golf styles - no mail order available)

Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum is part of The Royal British Legion family. It is the United Kingdom's centre of Remembrance. The National Memorial Arboretum is run by staff and volunteers. The National Arboretum Company Limited is a Registered Charity No. 1043992.

The on-site gift shop sells a range of cards and gifts including The Poppy Umbrella. All proceeds from sales in the gift shop support the National Memorial Arboretum charity. The shop is open daily 09.00 - 17.00 hrs. Closed Christmas Day.

Address: National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR

Telephone: 01283 792333

Email: info@thenma.org.uk

Website: www.thenma.org.uk Shop

Website: www.thenma.org.uk

REME Museum

Retail location: Wiltshire (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, style)

The REME Museum, Building 311, MoD Lyneham, Wiltshire SN15 4XX

Telephone: 01249 894 871

Email: manager@remeshop.org.uk

Website: remeshop.org.uk

Royal British Legion Online “Poppy Shop”

Retail location: online mail order (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, transparent Birdcage & golf styles)

Buying from the Royal British Legion “Poppy Shop” helps to fund the work of The Royal British Legion (Registered Charity No. 219279). The Poppy Shop is operated by The Royal British Legion Trading Ltd. All profits from sales go directly to the work carried out by the Royal British Legion in its welfare support for the Armed Forces.

The Poppy Shop sells a wide variety of poppy gift products, ceremonial items, cards and stationery.

Order Enquiries

Address: Poppy Shop, Adamsway, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4FL

Email: PoppyOrders@britishlegion.org.uk

General Enquiries

Address: Poppy Shop, Adamsway, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4FL

Email: PoppyShop@britishlegion.org.uk

Telephone: 0300 123 9110

Website: www.poppyshop.org.uk Poppy Shop online catalogue

Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum

Retail location: Winchester (telescopic Minilite style)

The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8TS

Telephone: 01962 828 549

Email: curator@rgjmuseum.co.uk

Website: www.rgjmuseum.co.uk

Royal Hospital Chelsea Gift Shop (London & Online)

Retail location: Chelsea, London SW3 and online mail order (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, golf & transparent Birdcage styles)

Musem shop at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

The Royal Hospital Chelsea Appeal Ltd. is a Registered Charity No. 1076414. All proceeds from funds raised by sales from the museum shop go to the welfare work carried out by The Royal Hospital Chelsea Appeal Ltd. for the ex-Service in-pensioners accommodated at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

The Poppy Umbrella was launched on the Royal Hospital Chelsea stand at the 1998 Chelsea Flower Show and proceeds from sales were passed to The Royal Hospital. The Poppy Umbrella continues to be a popular gift item at the Royal Hospital stand during the annual Chelsea Flower Show.

Address: The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 4SR

Telephone: (switchboard - ask for the shop) 020 7881 5200

Email: info@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk

Website: www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk

Website (Online Shop): royal-hospital-chelsea.myshopify.com

The Union Jack Club

Retail location: Waterloo, London (telescopic Minilite style, transparent Birdcage style, golf style)

The Union Jack Club is a private club for all serving and ex-service personnel below Commissioned rank of Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

Address: The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London, SE1 8UJ

Telephone: 020 7902 6000 (24hr Switchboard)

Website: www.ujclub.co.uk

The Wardrobe: The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum Shop

Retail location: Salisbury, Wiltshire (telescopic Minilite style)

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum is owned by the The Rifles Wardrobe and Museum Trust, Registered Charity No 272051. The museum and its shop are located in the famous Close of Salisbury Cathedral. For opening hours or to check availability of stock (telescopic style only) contact the museum via the details below.

Address: The Wardrobe, 58 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EX

Telephone: 01722-419 419

Fax: 01722-421 626

Email: curator@thewardrobe.org.uk

Website: www.thewardrobe.org.uk

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in Australia

Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Retail location: Canberra ACT and online mail order (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, golf style)

Poppy Umbrellas are available to purchase from the museum shop and the museum's online shop:

Website: www.awm.gov.au

Website (Museum online shop): www.awm.gov.au

Family and Friends of the First AIF Inc. (FFFAIF)

logo for FFFAIF

Retail location: online mail order (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, golf style)

The Poppy Umbrella is available to members and non-members of FFFAIF. All proceeds raised by FFFAIF go towards research, projects and ceremonial attendances carried out by FFFAIF in the commemoration of the part played by Australian Servicemen and women in the First World War.

FFFAIF can be contacted regarding purchases of The Poppy Umbrella within Australia:

Telephone: +61 - 401 467 819

Email: enquiries@fffaif.org.au

Website: www.fffaif.org.au

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in Belgium

In Flanders Fields Museum Shop & Visitor Centre for Ieper - Ypres

Retail location: Ieper - Ypres in West Flanders (telescopic Minilite, transparent Birdcage, standard Roma, golf styles)

In Flanders Fields and Visitor Centre in the Cloth Hall at Ypres

The idea for The Poppy Umbrella was conceived as Lt Col (Retired) Graham Parker, OBE marched in a parade past the famous Cloth Hall in Ypres on a wet Armistice Day in 1995. Located inside the Cloth Hall, the gift shop for both the award-winning In Flanders Fields museum and the Visitor Centre for Ypres is a popular destination for visitors to Ypres. The Poppy Umbrella is one of a range of poppy-related gift items available from the shop, proceeds from which help towards funding the work of the town's museums and archives.

Address: Lakenhallen, Grote Markt 34, B-8900 Ieper, Belgium

Telephone: +32 - 57 239 450

Email: flandersfields@ieper.be

Website: www.inflandersfields.be

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke

Retail location: Zonnebeke in West Flanders (telescopic Minilite, transparent Birdcage, standard Roma, golf styles)

Address: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Berten Pilstraat 5A, B-8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium

Telephone: +32 (0) 51 77 04 41

Email: info@passchendaele.be

Web: www.mmp.zonnebeke.be

Talbot House (Toc H), Poperinge

The Upper Room at Talbot House (Toc H) in Poperinge, Belgium

Retail location: Poperinge in West Flanders (telescopic Minilite style)

Talbot House (Toc H) is a "living" museum in Poperinge, used by British soldiers from December 1915 to the end of the war as a place for relaxation and rest behind the lines. The Poppy Umbrella is sold in the gift shop, proceeds from which help support the work of the museum.

Address: Talbot House Association, Gasthuistraat 43, B-8970 Poperinge, Belgium

Telephone +32 - 57 33 32 28

Fax +32 - 57 33 21 83

Email: info@talbothouse.be

Website: www.talbothouse.be

Poppy Umbrella Retailer in Canada

Royal Canadian Legion: Legion Poppy Store

Retail location: online telephone/mail order (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma styles)

All proceeds on purchases from the Legion Poppy Store support the work of the Royal Canadian Legion and Canada's Veterans.

The Poppy Store sells a variety of high quality poppy gift products and commemorative items.

Order Enquiries

Telephone: (Free) +1 888 301 2268 (Visa, Mastercard & alternative methods of payment are accepted)

Website: www.poppystore.ca

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in France

Historial de la Grande Guerre Musée 14-18 (Péronne)

Historial de la Grande Guerre Museum, Peronne

Retail location: Péronne in Département Somme (telescopic Minilite style)

The internationally renowned First World War museum has a well-stocked shop with books, maps, cards and many items associated with visits to the Western Front and the study of the war of 1914-1918.

Address: Château de Péronne, BP 20063, 80201 Péronne cedex, France

Telephone: +33 - 3 22 83 14 18

Email: info@historial.org

Website: www.historial.org

Musée Franco-Australien

Retail location: Villers-Bretonneux (telescopic Minilite and standard Roma styles)

The Poppy Umbrella is available at the museum shop.

Address: Musée Franco-Australien, 9 rue du Victoria, 80800 Villers-Bretonneux, France

Telephone: +33 - 3 22 96 80 79

Email: museeaustralien@gmail.com

Website: www.museeaustralien.com

Musée Somme 1916

Musee Somme 1916, Albert

Retail location: Albert, Picardie (telescopic Minilite and standard Roma styles)

The Poppy Umbrella is available at the museum shop.

Address: Musée Somme 1916, Rue Anicet Godin, 80300 Albert, France

Telephone: +33 - 3 22 75 16 17

Email: musee@somme1916.org

Website: (English) www.musee-somme-1916.eu

Pays du Coquelicot - Tourist Office of the Poppy Country, Albert

Retail location: Albert Département Somme. (Telescopic Minilite style)

Address: 9, rue Gambetta - BP 82, 80300 Albert, France

Telephone: +33 - 3 22 75 16 42

Email: officedetourisme@paysducoquelicot.com

Website: www.paysducoquelicot.com

Thiepval Visitor Centre, Thiepval (WW1 Somme battlefield)

Shop and reception at the Thiepval Visitor Centre on the Somme battlefields.

Retail location: Thiepval in Département de la Somme (telescopic Minilite, standard Roma, transparent Birdcage, golf styles)

The Thiepval Visitor Centre has a well-stocked shop with a wide range of quality books, cards, maps and souvenir items associated with visits and study of the First World War battlefields. The Thiepval Visitor Centre is managed by the Historial de la Grande Guerre museum on behalf of the Conseil Général de la Somme.

Address: Rue de l’ancre, 80300 Thiepval, France

Telephone: +33 - 3 22 74 60 47

Email: thiepval@historial.org

Website: www.historial.org

Juno Beach Visitor Centre (Normandy)

Retail location: Courseulles-sur-Mer in Normandy (telescopic Minilite, transparent Birdcage and standard Roma styles)

Juno Beach Visitor Centre is a WW2 museum and cultural centre situated on the Normandy beaches, scene of the Canadian landings on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The beach landing site is a national historic site for Canada. The Juno Beach Centre is a non-profit organization and is the only Canadian museum in Normandy. The Centre focuses on the involvement of Canadian military personnel and civilians in the Second World War on the battlefields and on the home front.

Address: Juno Beach Centre, Voie des Français Libres, BP 104, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

Telephone: +33 - 2 31 37 32 17

Email: contact@junobeach.org

Website: www.junobeach.org

Related Topic

The Great War 1914-1918

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing on the Somme Battlefields, France.

Joanna Legg, David Legg and Lt Col (Retd) Graham Parker OBE of Rembrella Ltd. also have a website focused on the Great War of 1914-1918. The family has been visiting and studying the First World War battlefields of the Western Front in France and Belgium for 40 years. See our Great War 1914-1918 website here:

Website: www.greatwar.co.uk

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