26 July 2015

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Was Grayson Perry’s Puppy Proposal Dismissed By The Tower Of London?

The Turner Prize-winner Grayson Perry tweeted that he had submitted a proposal to install nearly one million ceramic puppies around the Tower of London, but in the same tweet, the artist announced that his proposal had allegedly been rejected. “My proposal to install 800,000 ceramic puppies around the Tower of London has been turned down,” […]

20 November 2014

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Thieves Attempt To Steal Tower Of London Poppies

According to the artist behind the display; thieves have tried to steal the Tower of London ceramic poppies – after more than five million people travelled to the Tower of London to see the 888,246 handmade poppies, each of which represented a British or Commonwealth soldier who died during the First World War. A large […]

11 November 2014

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The Public Bids Farewell To London’s Poppy Installation

November 11 is observed each year as Remembrance Day in the UK, or more generally as Armistice Day; to mark the end of hostilities during World War I. This year, as Europe commemorates the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, the UK first entered on August 5, 1914. This day will […]

9 November 2014

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David Cameron And Wife Samantha Visit Poppy Installation Ahead Of Remembrance Day Today

‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’; the installation that has been created in the Tower’s famous dry moat. Which continued to grow throughout the summer until the moat was filled with 888,246 ceramic poppies, each poppy representing a British or Colonial military; the work was designed as a tribute to Britain’s World War I […]