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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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OVER 30,000 POPPIES PLANTED ON THE MAP

OVER 30,000 POPPIES PLANTED ON THE MAP

30 November 2017

We’re thrilled that over 30,000 poppies have now been planted on the Where Are The Poppies Now world map. The poppies have travelled the globe, as far as Australia and New Zealand, with poppies residing in Canada, Dubai, Brazil and...

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The final six locations on the #PoppiesTour

The final six locations on the #PoppiesTour

18 October 2017

This morning, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Karen Bradley, announced the final six locations of the Poppies Tour in 2018. The locations will be:   Hereford Cathedral Weeping Window: 14 March – 29 April Royal...

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Poppies: Weeping Window at Ulster Museum, Belfast

Poppies: Weeping Window at Ulster Museum, Belfast

13 October 2017

14-18 NOW is delighted to partner with National Museums Northern Ireland and the Belfast International Arts Festival to bring Poppies: Weeping Window to Northern Ireland. The sculpture will be free to view at Ulster Museum from 14 October to 3...

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SHOT AT DAWN OPENS AT IMPRESSIONS GALLERY

SHOT AT DAWN OPENS AT IMPRESSIONS GALLERY

6 October 2017

No Man’s Land at Impressions Gallery offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War, featuring images taken by women who worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, and official photographers, as well as contemporary artists inspired by the conflict. Commemorating the...

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WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE WINS THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD

WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE WINS THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD

7 September 2017

We're thrilled to announce that We’re here because we’re here has won The National Lottery Awards in the Best Heritage category. On 1 July 2016, thousands of volunteers took part in a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the...

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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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Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle - tickets now available

Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle - tickets now available

22 July 2016

Advanced booking is now available to see the Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle from 12 October. The tickets are free, select your preferred date and session to see the Poppies in their first Welsh location. Reserve tickets here: http://caernarfonpoppies.eventbrite.co.uk Join...

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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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IN CONVERSATION WITH BLACK DOG ILLUSTRATOR DAVE MCKEAN

IN CONVERSATION WITH BLACK DOG ILLUSTRATOR DAVE MCKEAN

13 April 2016

The illustrator Dave McKean discusses the influence of WW1 artist Paul Nash on his 14-18 NOW commission: Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash. Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash is released as a limited edition book...

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SIX NEW POPPIES LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

SIX NEW POPPIES LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

6 October 2016

Over 1.5 million people have visited Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window, by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper since the start of the #PoppiesTour in 2015. We are delighted to announce the six venues chosen to host the iconic...

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