South Scotland

In pictures: Crawick Multiverse poppy tribute

Hundreds of school children have created a poppy display at Crawick Multiverse in Dumfries and Galloway ahead of Remembrance Day.

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Image caption The pupils have been hard at work making about 400 poppies to display at the iconic artland.
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Image caption One red poppy has been made in memory of each local person who lost their life during World War One, World War Two and the Korean War, and black poppies have been made in memory of local miners.
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Image caption The poppies were arranged at Crawick Multiverse with assistance from an artist, and pupils from Sanquhar and Kelloholm Primaries, Closeburn House School and Sanquhar Academy took part in a Remembrance parade.
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Image caption The poppies will remain on display until 13:00 on 11 November when they will be taken to a variety of local memorials.
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Image caption Sanquhar and District Silver Band also attended the event and played music including the Last Post. A two-minute silence was also observed.

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