The Cambridge Poppy Project
The Cambridge Poppy Project is a community art project of Remembrance that will be created using hand-made poppies to honour our Veterans.
We are collecting knitted and crocheted poppies which will be displayed on the interior and exterior of the Queen's Square Branch of the Idea Exchange
building in Galt and also on the outside of the
Preston and Hespeler Idea Exchange locations.
We recognize and thank our Veterans for their service. Our goal is to collect 10,000** poppies so that all of our area Veterans and those military personnel who are serving our country are recognized. These poppies will then be used to create the art installation.
Additional information on the soldiers from our area can be found
at the bottom of this page.
AND WE NEED YOUR HELP!
If you would like to participate, please knit or crochet a poppy using these patterns.
Completed poppies can be dropped off at any Idea Exchange location throughout Cambridge. We also have a contactless outside drop-off location,
or you can mail us your poppies.
More info can be found at the bottom of this page.
**WE HAVE REACHED 10,000 AND HAVE SET A NEW GOAL OF 20,000!
DURING COVID RESTRICTIONS, PLEASE PLACE YOUR POPPIES IN A BAG WITH YOUR NAME AND USE
THE EXTERNAL BOOK RETURN BOX AT EACH IDEA EXCHANGE LOCATION. (PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO OUTSIDE DROP OFF AT THE OLD POST OFFICE LOCATION)
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