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Sudbury Poppy Cascade

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One of the largest remembrance tributes in the entire country has once again made its mark in the heart of Sudbury. A 90-foot cargo net covered in 23,000 knitted and crocheted poppies was affixed by the Suffolk Fire Service onto the tower of St Peter's on Market Hill, as thoughts turn towards those who lost their lives fighting in wars past, and those whose lives have been impacted as a result of conflict worldwide, ahead of Remembrance Day.

The tribute made its first appearance in the town in 2018 following the effort of hundreds of volunteers, who lent their hand to the project over many hours marking the 100 year anniversary of the end of The First World War.

Poppy net
Poppy net


BBC News 

Knitted poppy cascade at Sudbury church honours war dead

Published 24 October 2018


A Cascade of knitted and crocheted poppies hanging from St Peter's Sudbury 

Pictures of the Day: 30 October 2018


Poppy display returns to Sudbury

Published 25 October 2019

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