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Poppy Umbrellas

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.

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.

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 (Yorkshire)

Retail location: Richmond, North Yorkshire (telescopic Minilite style; Golf style; Birdcage transparent style)

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, Lancashire (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 style; standard Roma style; Golf style; Transparent Birdcage style. 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 (Wiltshire)

Retail location: Wiltshire (telescopic Minilite style; 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 “Poppy Shop” (Online Mail Order)

Retail location: online mail order (telescopic Minilite style; transparent Birdcage style)

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 (Hampshire)

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 Mail Order)

Retail location: Chelsea, London SW3 and online mail order (telescopic Minilite style; standard Roma style; Golf style; transparent Birdcage 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.

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

Telephone(shop): 020 7881 5425

Email (shop): onlineshop@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk

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

Website: www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk

The Union Jack Club (London)

Retail location: Waterloo, London (telescopic Minilite style; Golf 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)

Website: www.ujclub.co.uk

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.

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

Telephone: 01722 419 419

Email: curator@thewardrobe.org.uk

Website (shop): www.thewardrobe.org.uk/shop

Website: www.thewardrobe.org.uk

Poppy Umbrella Retailers in Australia

Australian War Memorial (Canberra ACT & Online Mail Order)

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

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

Telephone: +61 - (02) 6243 4555

Website (shop): www.awm.gov.au Shop

Website contact: www.awm.gov.au Shop Contact

Website: www.awm.gov.au

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

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 & Visitor Centre for Ieper - Ypres (Ypres-Ieper, West Flanders-West Vlaanderen)

Retail location: Ypres-Ieper in West Flanders (telescopic Minilite style; standard Roma style; Golf style; transparent Birdcage 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, Grote Markt 34, B-8900 Ieper, Belgium

Telephone: +32 - 57 239 450

Email: flandersfields@ieper.be

Website (In Flanders Fields Museum): www.inflandersfields.be

Website (Visitor Centre Ypres-Ieper): www.toerisme-ieper.be

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 (Zonnebeke, West Flanders-West Vlaanderen)

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke

Retail location: Zonnebeke in West Flanders (telescopic Minilite style; standard Roma style; Golf style; transparent Birdcage style)

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

Telephone: +32 - 51 77 04 41

Email: info@passchendaele.be

Website: www.passchendaele.be

Talbot House (Toc H) Museum, (Poperinge, West Flanders-West Vlaanderen)

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 until 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 to support the work of the museum.

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

Telephone: +32 - 57 33 32 28

Telephone (UK): +44 2035 149 826

Email: info@talbothouse.be

Website: www.talbothouse.be

Poppy Umbrella Retailer in Canada

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

Retail location: online telephone/mail order (telescopic Minilite style; 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 Poppy Store sells a variety of high quality poppy gift products and commemorative items.

Order Enquiries

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

Email: supply@legion.ca

Website: www.poppystore.ca

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

Email: info@historial.org

Website: www.historial.fr

Musée Franco-Australien (Villers-Bretonneux, Somme)

Retail location: Villers-Bretonneux in Département de la Somme (telescopic Minilite style)

The Poppy Umbrella is available at the museum shop.

Address: Musée Franco-Australien, 9B 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 (Albert, Somme)

Musee Somme 1916, Albert

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

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, Somme)

Retail location: Albert, Département de la 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, Somme & Online Mail Order)

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

Retail location: Thiepval in Département de la Somme (telescopic Minilite; standard Roma style; Golf style; transparent Birdcage style)

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

Email: thiepval@historial.org

Website: www.historial.fr Thiepval

Juno Beach Visitor Centre (Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy)

Retail location: Courseulles-sur-Mer in Normandy (telescopic Minilite style; standard Roma style; transparent Birdcage)

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

Telephone (within Canada): 877-828-JUNO (5866)

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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