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NEW BOOK CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF #WEAREHERE

NEW BOOK CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF #WEAREHERE

20 July 2017

On 20 July 2017, Jeremy Deller publishes a new artist’s book about We’re here because we’re here. The book includes over 100 colour photographs, sketches from Deller’s notebook, and details about how the event was created and implemented on such...

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WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE HERE SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD

WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE HERE SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD

29 June 2017

Jeremy Deller’s We’re here because we’re here has reached the finals of The National Lottery Awards, shortlisted in the Best Heritage category. This is a huge accolade for the 2000 volunteers and 26 theatres who helped create a ‘living memorial’...

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Poppies: Weeping Window opens at the Silk Mill, Derby

Poppies: Weeping Window opens at the Silk Mill, Derby

8 June 2017

This morning, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper unveiled Poppies: Weeping Window at the Silk Mill in Derby. The sculpture officially opens to the public tomorrow, Friday 9 June, remaining until Sunday 23 July. This is the second location...

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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

1 June 2017

Jeremy Deller’s We’re here because we’re here was a national event to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme held on 1 July 2016. Thousands of volunteers dressed in First World War uniform appeared silently and unexpectedly in...

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