Lincolnshire Poppy Appeal Launch

The launch ceremony for the Lincolnshire Royal British Legion 2016 Poppy Appeal took place on Saturday in the Lancaster hangar at the Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby.

The Poppy Appeal for 2016 was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. EMN-161024-092158001

Legion Branch representatives from across the county gathered for the ceremony inside the Lancaster Hangar.

The appeal was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, with music and bugle calls for the ceremony provided by Mareham le Fen Victory Silver Band.

The scene inside the Lancaster hangar at the start of the Poppy Appeal launch ceremony. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. EMN-161024-092143001
Music and bugle calls for the ceremony were provided by Mareham le Fen Victory Silver Band. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. EMN-161024-092210001
The scene inside the Lancaster hangar at the start of the Poppy Appeal launch ceremony. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. EMN-161024-092143001
Music and bugle calls for the ceremony were provided by Mareham le Fen Victory Silver Band. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. EMN-161024-092210001