Prescot’s ‘Field of Poppies’ for Remembrance

By on Sunday, November 8, 2015

prescot_field_of_poppiesPrescot Cemetery is home to a ‘Field of Poppies’ on the occasion of Remembrance Day.

Volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard worked with Prescot and Knowsley Councils to create the display using 7,000 poppies from recycled Remembrance wreaths.

The flowers surround the BI Memorial, where an Armistice Day Act of Remembrance takes place at 10.50am on Wednesday 11 November.

The display will be surrounded by a low protective fence to be removed on Wednesday to reveal the blanket of poppies in full.

All are welcome to Wednesday’s ceremony, which will be followed by refreshments and remembrance through war songs at Prescot Town Hall.

Find out more about the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard at their website, prescotcemetery.org.uk.

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Photos: Viv Frodsham

 

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