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The Poppy Factory

20 Petersham Road, Richmond, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 6UR, England
+44 20 8940 3305
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An amateur tour but charming

I have wanted to go and see the factory for years so I'm pleased we did it and we did learn lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
922foodfan
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Essex, United Kingdom
Moving presentation

Very moving and excellent presentation of the Poppy factory. Learnt a lot about the history of... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
59pamg
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Enfield, Middlesex
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20 Petersham Road, Richmond, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 6UR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to go and see the factory for years so I'm pleased we did it and we did learn lots of interesting facts. However I was disappointed with the shop... very limited range of goods on sale and none of the poppy brooches...More

Thank 922foodfan
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Very moving and excellent presentation of the Poppy factory. Learnt a lot about the history of poppies. Even had the opportunity to make a few myself which was easier than I thought!! Looking forward to another visit with another group very soon

Thank 59pamg
Reviewed April 8, 2017

A wonderful insight to the fantastic work that these dedicated people do to make all these poppies and spectacular wreaths. Even the Royal family have their wreaths made at Richmond factory for the Remembrance parade at Whitehall. Our guide Brian gave such an interesting commentary...More

Thank Q474VQmary
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding service that is provided giving our veterans a chance to be part of a great team once again. Humbled by the visit. Keep up the great work.

Thank JimGoodridge
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Visited The Poppy Factory in early March 2017 and was very impressed at the dedication of the employees, as well as the excellent introductory talk given by the gentleman who greeted us at the door. On display are several poppy wreaths used yearly for various...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Visited here on a coach trip from our Over 50's group. Previous reviews say it all, fascinating, interesting and a moving experience, free admission so donations are welcome. Would recommend.

Thank lindsay b
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Virtually every adult in the UK will have bought a remembrance poppy or seen them for sale in the weeks leading up to Remembrance Sunday. Probably rather fewer of us have stopped to consider how they are actually made. Visit the Poppy Factory in Richmond,...More

Thank JLWreview
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit especially near Remembrance Day. We had guided tour and talk. It is worth going to show support for this historic factory and the service person's charity. There is no cafe on site but lots in the area. It...More

Thank KAW687
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Visited the Poppy Factory as part of an organised tour and was very pleasantly surprised how good it was. Two chaps who were very knowledgeable gave a talk along with a short film and then took us round the factory which was really interesting. Even...More

Thank Dunklaymin
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Lovely day in Richmond (London not Yorkshire) topped off with a tour of the Poppy Factory. Admittedly I was the youngest there (I'm 52) but it was most interesting. They also work hard to help ex military re-settle and find work (had no idea that...More

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