5000 Poppies Workshop at Whittlesea Library

5000 Poppies Workshop at Whittlesea Library

Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight set out the crochet a humble 120 poppies to "plant" at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne for Remembrance Day in 2013.

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Whittlesea Library Laurel Street Whittlesea
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Whittlesea Library
Phone
9716 3028
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5000 Poppies Workshop at Whittlesea Library

Whittlesea Library Laurel Street Whittlesea

Highlights

This tribute sparked a massive community outpouring with an estimated 50,000 plus contributors to the project and hundreds of smaller, local installations throughout Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

The final project will be installed at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra in November 2018 to conclude the centenary of ANZAC Celebrations. Join project Co-Founder Lynn Berry for facilitated poppy marking workshops.

Please bring along with you:

  • a ball of red yarn
  • 3mm crochet hook
  • knitting needles

Patterns are supplied.

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