Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Poppy Wall of Remembrance

We're in the early stages of planning a poppy wall of remembrance. The idea is that either you make your own poppy or use one of ours and attach a paper on the back for whom the poppy is in remembrance. We'd then put it up on a wall in the museum for visitors to read and appreciate. We would not limit this to only WWI Otautau soldiers but anyone who served in the military whether for NZ or overseas. 

To gauge public interest, we'd like to know if this is something you might like to do. A very kind person has already knitted about 30 poppies for us to use (shown above), but we'd love to see people make their own as well - from paper, felt, fabric, yarn or found materials. Feedback is appreciated.

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