Friday, 28 August 2015

Iconic Tower of London Poppies come to Northumberland

The iconic poppies sculpture "Weeping Window" will be visiting Woodhorn Musuem in Northumberland as part of a UK-wide tour.

Woodhorn will host the incredible sculpture from Saturday, September 12, until Sunday, November 1.

Woodhorn Museum will be the first venue outside London to present Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins.

The installation was famously at the Tower of London llast year. 

888,246 poppies were displayed, one to honour each death in the British and Colonial forces of the First World War.

Woodhorn is now looking for volunteers to help greet and direct visitors during the installation. Anyone who wants to find out more can visit the website, emailing for an application pack or calling (01670) 624455.

Applications must be received by Tuesday, September 1.