uggs with heels Display of poppies on Army garrison church in a tribute to mark Remembrance Day
Stunning display of 4,000 knitted poppies is draped from an Army garrison church in a moving tribute to mark Remembrance Day
Volunteers spent months hand stitching the poppies for St Lawrence Chapel in Warminster, WiltshireDisplay was designed by the Royal British Legion’s poppy appeal organiser for the town, Lesley FudgeShe said: ‘The poppies are all knitted or crocheted, most of the display is synthetic wool’The cascade will remain intact after Remembrance Day on November 13 up until ChristmasBy
‘Every time I go past there are crowds of people taking photographs and posing in front of it and the comments we’ve had are astonishing, everybody loves it.
‘It’s the third year of the centenary of World War One and it’s the centenary of the Battle of the Somme so it seemed an appropriate year to put it up.
Popular: The display has been photographed by hundreds of people who have been stunned by the attention to detail
‘We will put it up again for the rest of the centenary of World War One, so up to 2018.’
The names of all the soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan have also been sewn into poppies which have been cascaded over the town’s memorial bench.
Warminster Town Council clerk Heather Abernethie said: ‘The town council is delighted to see the wonderful displays prepared by volunteers to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice.’
The cascade will remain intact after Remembrance Day on November 13 up until the Christmas period.
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