Murgatroyd, Linda

Linda Murgatroyd
1 April 2018News

Display of peace poppies made by public planned to mark WW1 centenary

The ‘Collateral Damage’ project is inviting everyone to commemorate non-military victims of war by making unique textile white poppies. The military often refer to non-military deaths or destruction as ‘collateral damage’. These days, over 90 percent of people killed in war are civilians. Others suffer loss of family, home, community and even their country.

In November 2018, it will be 100 years since the end of the First World War. This centenary year is a golden opportunity to…