30 July 2015

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Poppy Field Sculpture Moves North With New Installations Announced

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland and St George’s Hall Liverpool have been announced as locations that will present the poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2015. The new presentations will give people across the UK the chance to experience the impact of the ceramic poppy sculptures in a range of places of […]

24 February 2015

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Poppy Artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper To Be Presented MBEs Today

The creators of the World War One ceramic poppy display at the Tower of London will be honoured today with MBEs by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace in recognition of the immersive ‘Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red’.  Sculptor Paul Cummins, 37, is awarded for his services to art and First World […]

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 […]

10 September 2014

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Kate Middleton Visits WWI Centenary Art Installation

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry visited Paul Cummins and Tom Piper’s installation at the Tower of London ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ (2014), marking the centennial of Britain’s entrance into World War I. the UK first entered on August 5, 1914. According to the Daily Mail, Middleton was overheard describing the […]