Buy from Gift & Online Shops

The Poppy Umbrella telescopic style.

These gift and online shops sell The Poppy Umbrella. They trade for registered charities of ex-Service and welfare organizations, for military and heritage museums, for educational associations and not-for-profit organizations.

It is advisable to check that the style of Poppy Umbrella you would like to purchase is available before you make a special journey. Some offer online sales for purchase by mail order.

Covid-19: If you are planning a visit in person to one of the gift shops listed below it is advised that you check the relevant website for the latest information on pre-booked visits and opening restrictions.

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in the United Kingdom

English Heritage Shop (Online Mail Order)

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.

Online shop website: Minilite Telescopic Poppy Umbrella

Telephone: 01761 452 966



The Green Howards Regimental Museum (Yorkshire & Online Mail Order)

Retail location: Richmond, North Yorkshire (telescopic Minilite style)

Museum shop website: Minilite Poppy Umbrella

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

Telephone: 01748 826 561

Museum website:

National Memorial Arboretum Gift Shop (Staffordshire)

Retail location: Alrewas, near Lichfield in Staffordshire (telescopic Minilite style; Transparent Birdcage style)

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.

Covid-19: Please note that visits to the National Memorial Arboretum gift shop must be pre-booked. For up-to-date information go to the website link below:

Website: The Arboretum Shop

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

Telephone: 01283 245 130



Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum (Hampshire) & Online Mail Order

Retail location: Winchester (telescopic Minilite style)

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

Museum shop website: Minilite Poppy Umbrella

Telephone: 01962 828 550 or 01962 828 549


Museum website:

Royal Hospital Chelsea Gift Shop (London SW3 & Online Mail Order)

Retail location: Chelsea, London SW3 and online mail order (telescopic Minilite style)

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.

Website (Online Shop): Minilite Poppy Umbrella

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

Telephone (shop): 020 7881 5425

Email (shop):


The Union Jack Club (London SE1)

Retail location: Waterloo, London (telescopic Minilite style; transparent Birdcage 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. The Union Jack Club is a registered charity Rregistration No. 208731). It is also a company limited by guarantee, registered in England number 80683.

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

Telephone: 020 7902 6000 (24hr Switchboard)


The Wardrobe: The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum (Wiltshire & Online Mail Order)

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.

Museum shop website: Gifts (includes Minilite Poppy Umbrella)

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

Telephone: 01722 419 419


Poppy Umbrella Retailers in Australia

Australian War Memorial (Canberra ACT & Online Mail Order)

Retail location: Canberra ACT and online mail order (folding telescopic Minilite style)

The Poppy Umbrella is available to purchase from the museum shop and the museum's online shop:

Museum shop website: Umbrella - Rembrella poppy - folding

Telephone: +61 - (02) 6243 4555


Families and Friends of the First AIF Inc. (FFFAIF) (Mail Order Online)

logo for FFFAIF

Retail location: online mail order (telescopic Minilite)

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



Poppy Umbrella Retailer in Belgium

In Flanders Fields Museum & Visitor Centre for Ieper - Ypres (West Vlaanderen-West Flanders & Online Mail Order)

Retail location: Ieper-Ypres in West Flanders and online mail order (telescopic Minilite style)

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.

The award-winning In Flanders Fields museum and Visitor Centre are popular destinations for visitors to Ypres-Ieper. The Poppy Umbrella is one of a range of poppy-related items available from the shop. Proceeds from sales in the shop help towards funding the work of the town's excellent museums and archives.

Address: Lakenhallen (Cloth Hall), Grote Markt 34, B-8900 Ieper, Belgium

Telephone: +32 - 57 239 450


Website (Online E Shop): Umbrella Large Poppy

Website (In Flanders Fields Museum):

Website (Visitor Centre Ieper-Ypres):

Poppy Umbrella Retailer in Canada

Royal Canadian Legion: Legion Poppy Store (Online Mail Order)

Retail location: online telephone/mail order (standard Roma style)

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

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

For information about ordering to the Continental United States and from outside Canada, visit the Poppy Store website.

Website: Poppy Umbrella Standard Roma walking length Style

Telephone (Free): +1 888 301 2268 or 613 591 3335


Poppy Store website:

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in France

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

Historial de la Grande Guerre Museum, Peronne

Retail location: Péronne in Département de la 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



Thiepval Visitor Centre (Thiepval, Somme)

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

Retail location: Thiepval in Département de la Somme (telescopic Minilite)

The Thiepval Visitor Centre has a well-stocked shop with a wide range of quality books, cards, maps and items associated with visiting and studying the First World War battlefields. Some items are available for online mail order (not umbrellas). 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


Website: Thiepval

Poppy Umbrella Retailer in the Netherlands

Airborne Museum Hartenstein (Oosterbeek)

Retail location: Oosterbeek (telescopic Minilite style)

Museum located in the building that was the operational and medical British Headquarters during the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944.

Address: Utrechtseweg 232, 6862 AZ Oosterbeek, Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0) 26 333 77 10


Museum website:

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:


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