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Poppy Picnic ensures we never forget

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: June 14, 2014

  • 13/06/14 Poppy Picnic Launch Launch of Poppy Picnic at the National memorial Arboretum with pupils from William Allitt School.

  • 13/06/14 Poppy Picnic Launch Launch of Poppy Picnic at the National memorial Arboretum with pupils from William Allitt School.Verity Haylett, Amelia Ellwood, Mike Stubbs, Matthew Bladon - (Ex Signal Regiment), Alison bates, Jodie Baldry, Sian Hopper

  • 13/06/14 Poppy Picnic Launch Launch of Poppy Picnic at the National memorial Arboretum with pupils from William Allitt School.Jess Pitt, Demi Parker, Verity Haylett, Eve Jones

  • 13/06/14 Poppy Picnic Launch Launch of Poppy Picnic at the National memorial Arboretum with pupils from William Allitt School.Jodie Bradbury, Oliver Layland

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A POPULAR visitor attraction and near Burton has held a poppy picnic as part of a new campaign.

The event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas took place as part of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Picnics campaign.

Pupils from William Allitt School in Newhall were among those invited to take part in the picnic which took place in glorious sunshine showing off the spectacular attraction in all its glory.

As part of the campaign, the Legion is urging friends and families to hold picnics on June 21, which is being earmarked as ‘Poppy Picnic day’, or throughout the summer, to celebrate the Armed Forces community and raise money for the Legion’s vital work.

To register an event and order a Poppy Picnic pack visit www.poppypicnic.org.uk

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