A Field in Woking

Dates
3–12 November 2018 Show all
Saturday 3 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Monday 5 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Tuesday 6 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Wednesday 7 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Thursday 8 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Friday 9 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Saturday 10 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Sunday 11 November 2018 at 10:00 AM
Monday 12 November 2018 at 9:30 AM
Venue
Woking Library, Woking Town Centre
Admission
Free

A Field in Woking

The Woking library Poppy Project was inspired by the Tower of London poppy display in 2014. As part of a series of events commemorating 100 years since the end of World War 1,

Woking library called on local residents to make enough hand-made poppies to represent every person whose name was engraved on a war memorial in Woking Borough.

Each poppy would bear the name of a person who died in the conflict.

750 poppies were required, the response was wonderful , not just from individuals but from many community groups, schools, scouts, guides, brownies, cubs, local Women’s Institutes, churches and craft groups.

 

The target was reached and then exceeded. The poppies are now displayed along the windows in the library in Gloucester Walk in Woking Town Centre. They look wonderful and truly serve to remind us of the sacrifice made by so many citizens of Woking one hundred years ago.

The library is open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am. So do come along and see the poppies.

On Remembrance Sunday, 11 November, the library will open specially to welcome visitors to view the poppies from 10.00am – 1.00pm.

Click here to see more pictures of the project.

We would like to thank the Woking Community for their generous display of creative commemoration.

Woking Library