We’ve had a fun craft session (well several!) creating these handcrafted poppies for Bel Canto choir members to wear at our concert on Saturday and support the work of the Royal British Legion.
With our performance of Karl Jenkins’ ‘The Armed Man’ and Fauré Requiem, they’ll be a poignant reminder of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1.
There was a flurry of activity on the streets of Swinton as we approached the church for rehearsal yesterday afternoon, with gates and lampposts being adorned with giant poppies, each dedicated to the individual fallen, each made by the community in preparation for today’s centennial events. This set the scene for what must surely be … Continue reading