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RED AND PURPLE: Hemel Hempstead Yarn Bomb group creates knitted display for Remembrance Day

 Published on: 14th October 2020   |   By: Amneet Kaur   |   Category: Uncategorized

Yarn Bomb Hemel Hempstead have created a display for Remembrance Day and the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

This will be the third year the group have created a knitted display, and this year a new installation for the Jellicoe Water Gardens is being created.

The new installation will start on October 18.

Christine Allsopp, who is coordinating the event, said: “We would love for people to add a copy of photos of people to the displays who they want to remember.  They will need to be laminated with a message on the back, we hope to get a few.  

“For example, my uncle was a para so I will be adding a photo of him to the post-box topper of para’s.  We also have a lady Emma whose nan was a land girl, and she is adding a photo of her to the land girl topper.  Please make a copy as we will not be able to return them.”

The group will be displaying red and purple poppies.

This is to raise money for Murphy’s Army with the purple poppies and the Hemel Poppy Appeal with the red poppies.  

People will be able to find labels with a link/QR code to their GoFundMe page attached to the displays. 

Christine added: “We will be displaying red and purple poppies to remember the men and women who have served during our wars and the many animals who also died and took part.”

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