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PLANT YOUR POPPY THIS NOVEMBER

7 November 2017

We already have over 23,500 poppies on the map. But we would love to find even more! If you haven’t already, please join us this November to plant your poppy and share your story. We’ve updated our digital map so…

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Year: 2017

Poppies: Wave opens at the CWGC Naval Memorial, Plymouth

Poppies: Wave opens at the CWGC Naval Memorial, Plymouth

22 August 2017

Poppies: Wave has opened at the CWGC Naval Memorial in Plymouth, with artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper in attendance at today’s launch. The sculpture sweeps around the memorial, overlooking the Plymouth Sound and the English Channel beyond. The...

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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

18 August 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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We're seeking an Events and External Relations Manager

We're seeking an Events and External Relations Manager

15 August 2017

We are looking for an experienced Events and External Relations Manager with excellent strategic and interpersonal skills to join the 14-18 NOW team for our final programme of arts experiences to commemorate the First World War in 2018. You will...

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Poppies: Weeping Window opens at the Senedd, Cardiff

Poppies: Weeping Window opens at the Senedd, Cardiff

7 August 2017

Today, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper unveiled Poppies: Weeping Window at the Senedd in Cardiff. The official public opening of the sculpture is tomorrow, Tuesday 8 August. The sculpture will remain at the Senedd until Sunday 24 September...

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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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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

18 August 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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POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

11 April 2017

Today, artist Paul Cummins unveiled the sculpture Poppies: Wave at Barge Pier. Wave is officially open to public view from tomorrow, Wednesday 12 April. Shoeburyness, near Southend-on-Sea, is the first location to host the sculpture in 2017. Shoeburyness, Southend was...

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Do you own a Tower poppy?

Do you own a Tower poppy?

6 September 2017

We’re thrilled to announce Where Are The Poppies Now, launched today by 14-18 NOW to reunite digitally the iconic ceramic poppies from the installation Blood Swept Land and Seas of Red by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, originally...

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NEW EXHIBITION TELLS STORY OF JEREMY DELLER’S ‘WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE’

NEW EXHIBITION TELLS STORY OF JEREMY DELLER’S ‘WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE’

27 February 2017

14-18 NOW and the National Theatre present an exhibition at theatres across the UK that tells the story of the contemporary memorial ‘We’re here because we’re here’ created by Jeremy Deller. ‘We’re here because we’re here’ took place on 1...

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