The construction that arched over the Tower's entrance will now rise from Yorkshire Sculpture Park's lake

Yorkshire Sculpture Park to host iconic poppy sculpture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park has just announced that it will play host to one section of the iconic poppy sculpture created to mark the Centenary of World War One. Over 5 million people are estimated to have viewed artist…

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  • The poppies installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper, in the dry moat of the Tower of London marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. Volunteers will continue to plant 888,246 ceramic poppies the moat, one for each British and Colonial fatality during the First World War. The last one will be planted on Armistice Day, 11th November 2014.©Richard Lea-Hair and Historic Royal Palaces
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