Spectacular ceramic poppies to return 'home' to Derby

Spectacular ceramic poppies to return 'home' to Derby

The incredible ceramic poppies that captured the imagination of a nation are to return "home" to Derby.
The emotional symbols of the 800,000-plus British and Commonwealth victims from the First World War were seen by millions of visitors at the Tower of London last year.
Now some of the poppies that were manufactured in Derby are to go on show in the city.
Derby sculptor Paul Cummins and his team designed and built the majority of the 888,246 poppies at his workshop in Pride Park.
Each represented a British or Commonwealth military life lost on the front line during the war. The... read more

6 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 46

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