Burnley pub given poppy makeover to mark Remembrance Day



A pub in Burnley has decorated the outside of its building with poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day.
Stefan and Laura Riley, who run the Hare and Hounds in Haggate, wanted to do something special to mark the 100-year anniversary of the first two-minute silence held in 1919.
So, the couple, along with regulars Brett and Victoria Stevenson and Sean Conway, spent today cutting poppies out of plywood and screwing them to the front of the pub.
Two 'Tommy soldiers', drawn freehand by Brett, have also been cut out of wood and fastened to the exterior.
And on Sunday, after the memorial service... read more

 
8 November 2019 in Regional North West , Views: 24
Source: Pendle Today
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