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New locations for Poppies tour announced

29 November 2015

Three new venues to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2016

We’re pleased to announce that the next three venues to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2016 are Lincoln Castle, the Black Watch Museum in Perth and Caernarfon Castle. Each has a powerful connection to the…

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Year: 2015

Rehberger’s Dazzle Ship set to sail away

Rehberger’s Dazzle Ship set to sail away

4 December 2015

It is one of the UK’s largest artworks and it’s been gracing the Thames for the past 16 months but you’ve only got until the end of the year to see Tobias Rehberger’s Dazzle Ship, HMS President (1918), which leaves...

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New locations for Poppies tour announced

New locations for Poppies tour announced

29 November 2015

We’re pleased to announce that the next three venues to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2016 are Lincoln Castle, the Black Watch Museum in Perth and Caernarfon Castle. Each has a powerful connection to the...

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Poppies: Wave at Yorkshire Sculpture Park still open

Poppies: Wave at Yorkshire Sculpture Park still open

6 November 2015

The installation Wave will remain installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park until 10 January 2016. In order to ensure a calm and contemplative experience, access to Yorkshire Sculpture Park is by ticket only on Remembrance Sunday (8 November 2015) and Armistice...

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Weeping Window opens tomorrow at St George's Hall, Liverpool

Weeping Window opens tomorrow at St George's Hall, Liverpool

6 November 2015

It’s been a busy five days for the team installing Poppies: Weeping Window – which was still on show at Woodhorn Museum last weekend – and we’re delighted to see how spectacular it looks in its new home. Opening in...

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Susan Philipsz's installation at Tate Britain opens later this month

Susan Philipsz's installation at Tate Britain opens later this month

2 November 2015

Turner Prize winner, Susan Philipsz, will be installing War Damaged Musical Instruments in Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries this month. Best known for her sound installations, artist Philipsz has worked with the space to devise a sequence of sounds that travel the length of the...

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The Notebook is on tour

The Notebook is on tour

23 October 2015

Theatre company Forced Entertainment is touring The Notebook, which was part of 14-18 NOW's in augural season last year. "galvanising" ★★★★ The Guardian   Based on the award winning novel by Ágota Kristóf. Directed by Tim Etchells, The Notebook is an unraveling knot of naive...

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New locations for Poppies tour announced

New locations for Poppies tour announced

29 November 2015

We’re pleased to announce that the next three venues to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2016 are Lincoln Castle, the Black Watch Museum in Perth and Caernarfon Castle. Each has a powerful connection to the...

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14-18 NOW invites expressions of interest to host the poppies sculptures

14-18 NOW invites expressions of interest to host the poppies sculptures

28 May 2015

14-18 NOW are inviting expressions of interest from across the UK to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2015 and 2016.  The two sculptures, originally from the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red –...

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At all, a poem by Lemn Sissay

At all, a poem by Lemn Sissay

1 May 2015

A group of young people from Derry-Londonderry have been working to visually interpret Lemn Sissay’s poem At all, created from our commission BLOOD, by encouraging them to reflect on how the First World War has shaped today’s world and our...

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Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window 2015 locations announced today

Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window 2015 locations announced today

30 July 2015

We are delighted to announce the 2015 locations for the poppies sculptures Weeping Window and Wave, by artist, Paul Cummins and designer, Tom Piper. Wave will visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Weeping Window Woodhorn Museum Ashington and St George’s Hall...

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