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We went on a coach trip and it was an extremely interesting and informative afternoon. The volunteer staff were just great. You can even make your own poppy. Given a cup of tea or coffee. Merchandise can be purchased from the small shop area. Definitely...More
Surprised this was tucked away from main street, with not a lot of parking. Interesting knowledge given by guide and short videos. Nice participation in making poppies, would have liked to have spoken to the Veteran's though.
Well worth visiting to see how the Poppies are made in this wonderful factory. A real hidden gem in Richmond. They hold regular tours during the week. Great to go on a visit with a group of colleagues or friends. Educational as well.No parking on...More
Well worth visiting. Impressive and interesting including a behind the screens, guided tour. A moving experience explaining the history of the factory and the hard work of all those involved. Nostalgic and humbling.
A hidden gem in Richmond, I liked all the tour it went very quickly , which must be booked in advance, the presentation was brilliant and interesting but most of all making our own poppies and walking through the factory where you talk to the...More
I went with a U3A group to visit this place. You are greated with tea and biscuits and have a video presentation about the remarkable work done by this charity. You then take a tour of the factory during which you are able to make...More
We booked months in advance to get the dates we needed and were impressed with the reception & tour...even drinks & biscuit were offered. Scouts were interested for the whole 2 hours we were there which was impressive & indicative!
Ok go to the poppy factory go look at the mentally, physically, and battle traumatised disabled and pay for the privalage and pay over the odds for a souvenir worth three times the amount of an ex military man/woman earns pr hour working there then...More
Very welcoming with a drink and biscuits !! We were booked in as a group and we had a most interesting and detailed talk and video. This was followed by a guided tour, when we were given the opportunity to make a Poppy.