DEVON COUNTY SHOW REMEMBERS
18th/19th/20th May 2017
As the centenary of the First World War continues, the Craft and Garden Marquee at Devon County Show 2017 is creating a carpet of handmade poppies as a tribute to the 11,000 Devon men and women who lost their lives in the First World War. We would like your help to achieve this project.
The hand crafted poppies can be knitted , crocheted, made from lace, felt. Wood – anything other than paper. Anyone can contribute a poppy and they should be sent to
Hayne House, Silverton, Exeter EX5 4HE where they will be stored prior to being “planted” in the entrance hall of the Craft and Garden Marquee in May 2017. Further details firstname.lastname@example.org or 01392 861750
Please include your name and address and any dedication that you would like to appear in our Dedication Book alongside the display.
Have you included a dedication with your poppy Yes No
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Update (Jan 2017)
The poppies displayed at the Devon county Show will be saved and stored and then reused for the Remembrance weekend at Exeter Cathedral and then sold with proceeds going to the Royal British Legion.
There are three different knitted poppy patterns and two to crochet. Click here to download a pdf copy of the patterns.
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