WHY ARE YOU COLLECTING POPPIES? The display will be a community tribute to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. It will commemorate those who have served their country, and those whose lives have been touched by conflict.
WHEN DO YOU WANT THE POPPIES? Anytime between now and October 2018. Any poppies that are donated before the end of the exhibition will be added to the display.
HOW CAN I MAKE A POPPY? Poppies can be made in whatever way you choose – e.g. knitted, crocheted, felt, sewn, carved, painted, paper, embroidered etc.
WHAT SORT OF POPPIES DO YOU WANT? See the answer above.
CAN I MAKE MORE THAN ONE POPPY? Certainly! We shall need thousands, so the more the better!
WHAT SIZE POPPIES DO YOU WANT? Any size, but preferably not too tiny – they will need to be visible from a distance.
HAVE YOU GOT ANY PATTERNS? Yes, there is a direct link from the Home Page to some suggested patterns.
CAN I USE MY OWN PATTERN? Absolutely.
I WANT TO MAKE A POPPY BUT CAN’T AFFORD THE MATERIALS. CAN YOU HELP? Yes indeed. Please send us an email and we can sort out the details privately.
HOW CAN I GET MY POPPY TO YOU? Either drop them off to one of our “Poppy Stations” or post them to St Mary’s Church, Old Square, Warwick. CV34 4RA. Otherwise, if you are local to Warwick, please email and we can arrange collection.
WHERE ARE THE “POPPY DROP” STATIONS? St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Old Square, Warwick. St John’s Museum, Coten End