14-18 NOW & Liverpool City Council presents POPPIES: Weeping Window

14-18 NOW & Liverpool City Council are delighted to announce that our very own St George’s Hall will be the location for the travelling sculpture Weeping Window, created by Paul Cummins, artist, and Tom Piper, designer.

From November 2015 – January 2016, the iconic poppy sculpture which attracted millions of people to the Tower of London in 2014 will be displayed outside the stunning St George’s Hall.

© Richard Lea-Hair and Historic Royal Palaces
© Richard Lea-Hair and Historic Royal Palaces

When on display in London, the Weeping Window was the cascade of poppies that could be seen pouring out of a high window and in to the moat below and is made up of thousands of ceramic flowers to represent the lives of the military fatalities lost in the First World War.

Weeping Window is from the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red. Poppies and original concept: Paul Cummins. Installation design: Tom Piper. By Paul Cummins Ceramics Limited in conjunction with Historic Royal Palaces at HM Tower of London 2014.

More details – Culture Liverpool Website