I couldn’t afford the deposit for the rents for new places. It was the lowest time of my life. I thought to myself: 'You’ve served your country, you come home and no-one seems to give a damn about you.' - Donald
If you're interested in hearing more about our work we can arrange for a member of our team to come to your school, group or workplace.
Be one of the first to know when the 2023 Tour Experience bookings diary opens by filling in this enquiry form.
From early 2023 you can visit where 3 million poppies and 15,000 poppy wreaths are manufactured, meet the disabled veterans who make them and immerse yourself in the rich history and heritage of the poppy. Register your interest now.
Our FREE learning materials highlight the importance of remembrance, veterans and the poppy. The resources have been designed for use by schools, youth groups and families, and are all linked to Curriculum for Excellence.
Hear, see and feel history come to life. Search our learning resources, find out about our latest competition for schools or book a visit from Bud or a Factory Tour.
Our FREE learning packs include 3 posters (in English and Gaelic), and an A4 Competition Flyer. We can also send you FREE balloons, bunting, poppy seeds, banners, bouncy hoppers and other fun materials.
Say hello to our dedicated Bud team – our Learning Officers and Drivers who travel across Scotland sharing the story of the Poppy. Find out their favourite Bud features and favourite places visited while on tour.
Bud is Poppyscotland’s micro-museum travelling across Scotland sharing stories of reflection and hope. Find out more and book a visit!
We’ve pulled together some key information for you to make the most out of your Bud visit.
Meet Bud. Our truck that is travelling Scotland sharing our archive, veterans’ stories and the poppy’s heritage.