Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window at IWM North

Type:Exhibition

IWM North, Trafford Wharf Road, The Quays, Stretford, Greater Manchester, M17 1TZ
Poppies display at the Imperial War Museum North

About

Following the success of Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window, which toured to IWM London and IWM North during the final year of the First World War centenary, 2021 will see the iconic sculptures return to IWM North and permanently displayed for the first time.

Conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of the Tower of London installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, the tour of the poppies sculptures around the UK encouraged millions of people across the country to reflect on their own links to the First World War as a shared experience.

Wave and Weeping Window now form a part of IWM’s collections and, from November 2021, a new dramatic installation of the Poppies will be displayed within the unique architecture of IWM North’s Air Shard.

Map & Directions

Video

  • Poppies: Wave at IWM North, Manchester

Opening Times

Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window dates (10 Nov 2021 - 31 Dec 2022)*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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