Poppies: Weeping Window open day

You're invited to view a special time in history as a cascade of ceramic poppies from the Tower of London are displayed in Middleport.

Event details

11 August 2018 to 19 August 2018

Middleport Pottery

Trent & Mersey Canal


Middleport Pottery


This summer, the infamous ceramic poppies, first displayed at the Tower of London are coming to Middleport Pottery.

Over two open weekends, along the Trent & Mersey Canal, we're expecting thousands of visitors to admire and revere the beautiful red installation. 

Don't miss out on a great viewpoint along our banks between 11-12 August, and 18-19 August. 

There's more

We'll be there in our pop-up shop, so don't be shy. Come and ask us about what we're up to, and any other burning questions you may have about your local canal.

There will also be (TBC):

  • angling taster sessions
  • canoe taster sessions
  • The Idle Women
  • Virtual reality headsets
  • Floating folk band
    • 11 Aug - Morris dancers
    • 12 Aug - Penkhull Brass Band, Ukelele Band
    • 18/19 Aug - Royal British Legion Brass Band
  • Explorers education-based activities on 18/19 August.
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