Sport & Leisure

Feel Good Father’s Day Gifts with The Royal British Legion

By Sarah Edwards

Give a gift with added ‘feel good factor’ this Father’s Day with something from The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Shop – www.poppyshop.org.uk – where all profits go directly to the charity and their important work in providing lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families.

For the ‘outdoors’ Dad
Canvas and leather backpack: £49.99
Help Dad look a little more stylish when he’s out and about with this washed cotton canvas backpack. Trimmed with genuine brown hunter leather, the bag has a soft brown cotton lining, antique brass fittings, adjustable padded straps, finished with a subtle leather poppy logo and enough pockets for all of Dad’s ‘important’ knick-knacks!

For the ‘history buff’ Dad
RAF Roundel Cufflinks – £12.99
2018 marks 100 years since the RAF was formed and these elegant cufflinks help mark the occasion perfectly. Featuring the Force’s distinctive red, white and blue design, these cufflinks are sure to add a splash of colour to Dad’s wardrobe.

For the ‘sporty’ Dad
Live On Cycling Shirt – £39.99
If Dad’s second home is on his bike then this cycling top is for him. Emblazoned with the Legion’s slogan ‘Live On’, it features everything you’d expect from a great cycling shirt. Lightweight and breathable, created with cutting edge self-wicking fabric, it includes a full length hidden front zip, three back pockets, an extra zip pocket and a silicon waistband hem.

For the ‘gardening’ Dad
Allotment Kit – £9.99
The perfect tin to have to hand in the shed. Contains garden twine, wooden dibber, 4 seed markers and 4 seed envelopes, all in a stylish, retro design inspired from war time posters.

The Royal British Legion’s work is encapsulated in its motto: Live On – to the memory of the fallen and the future of the living. The Legion is the nation’s biggest Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It is the national custodian of Remembrance and safeguards the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces.

It is well known for the annual Poppy Appeal, and its emblem the red poppy. The Poppy Shop is the online shop for The Royal British Legion. This means all purchases made from the Poppy Shop help to fund the work of the Legion, providing lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families. Visit www.poppyshop.org.uk to browse our latest range of products.