Friday, May 29, 2020

Exciting community poppy installation set for International Bomber Command Centre

The International Bomber Command are working with The Little Pottery Studio Ltd to create a beautiful installation from over 1500 hand-crafted ceramic poppies made by individuals and groups from the local community.

This will commemorate VEDay75 and the 75th anniversary of Operation Manna, the world’s first airborne humanitarian food aid mission, which saved the lives of nearly a million Dutch people.

The structure will be formally unveiled at the annual Service of Remembrance for Schools on Friday 8th November 2019 at the IBCC.

Chief Executive of the International Bomber Command Centre, Nicky van der Drift, says: “As a project that has a strong community ethos, we are hugely excited that individuals and groups can take part in this fantastic community project of Remembrance, learn new skills, gain a sense of achievement and make new friends. Part of this journey will enable participants to learn about the importance of the act of Remembrance and the power of peace.”

The poppies will be made during July, August and September 2019. People can get involved as follows:

*   As a community group, you can organise a session to create the ceramic poppies at The Little Pottery Studio based at The Lawns, Lincoln for £5 per person. Each person will make 4 poppies and 2 of these will go to the project.

*   As an individual you can attend a pre-bookable session at £5 per person making 4 poppies as above.

*   As a local business by sponsoring individuals from various relevant charity groups, including children, disadvantaged groups and veterans, to attend poppy making sessions either at IBCC or TLPS.

For individual pre-bookable events and for community groups visit www.thelittlepotterystudio.com to see a list of available dates, where you can book on line or by ringing The Little Pottery Studio on 01522 536535.

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