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Remembrance tribute honours the men and women who have died in conflicts since the First World War.

Crowland Abbey is the parish church of Crowland and part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Lincoln.

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They took inspiration from a poppy installation at the Tower of London, and now townsfolk in Crowland – 10 miles north of Peterborough – are welcoming visitors from afar for their own spectacular display.

Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews


Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews

 Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews


Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews

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 Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews


Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews

The display at Crowland Abbey is the culmination of months of hard work that began in January when the idea was first circulated.

Up to 100 people have since worked on creating the 6,000 poppies that feature in the Remembrance tribute.

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 Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews


Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews

Crowland Abbey is actually the parish church of Crowland and part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Lincoln.

 Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews


Remembrance tribute at Crowland Abbey. Photo: Terry Harris for CambsNews

The abbey is open for prayer and for visitors most days from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. except when a service is taking place, or a funeral is scheduled that day or when guides are not available.

 

 

 

 

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