Pendle Hill poppies spectacular tribute to mark end of First World War

Iconic landmark Pendle Hill has been adorned with giant poppies in remembrance of the end of the First World War.
The art installation marks the start of the Colne Commemorates 1918 project to mark a century since the end of that terrible conflict.
Backed by The Heritage Lottery Fund, the magnificent installation by artist Philippe Handford is of a breathtaking scale.
The poppies, which now dominate views for many miles, are 168 metres (550 ft) by 91 metres (300 ft). and are made up of almost 900 metres (3,000 ft) of agricultural fleece.
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18 June 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 71
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