On Tuesday the 16th October, The Oak Room is enlisting an army of local knitters and crafters to make special poppies for the 2012 Poppy Appeal.
Anyone willing to come along and help knit, crochet or needle felt unique craft poppies on Tuesday 16th October, should arrive for duty at the Coach House Restaurant, HatfieldHouse from 10.30pm – 1pm.
The fundraising initiative has been organised as part of our weekly ‘Craft Tuesdays’ held in The Coach House Restaurant in Stable Yard, Hatfield House
All of the craft poppies made will be sold locally at Hatfield House from 27th October to raise money for the nation’s leading Armed forcesvcharity, The Royal British Legion.
Natasha Robertson, Poppy Appeal Community Fundraiser, said: “The craft poppies
are a really lovely idea and a great way to get the local community together,
have some fun and create something really special. All money raised will go towards providing vital support for the Armed Forces and their families, so we’re urging everyone to get involved and raise as much as they can for the 2012 Poppy Appeal.”
The Royal British Legion provides care and support to all members of the
British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It estimates almost
9.5 million people in the UK are eligible for its help.
Time: 10.30am – 1pm
Venue: Coach House Restaurant
Date: 16 October 2012 – 16 October 2012