Ripon Community Poppy Project

Our volunteer knitters and carpenters have been incredibly busy creating our commemorative displays – here’s a sneak peek of how they were made…

Leading stats for D-Day decorations 2024
• 2300 Balls of wool used
• 1885 Knitted 8-inch squares for the tank, each square taking up to 3 hours to knit
• Approximately 75,000 man/woman hours on the project (so far!)
• Approximately £3000 worth of timber to build the tank frame

Watch and read about our endeavours in the media:

Alongside our fabulous volunteers, the Ripon Community Poppy Project has been made possible by the support of the following businesses: