WWI 1915

THE BLANKET OF POPPIES-CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL ARTIST

EDITH CAVELL COMMEMORATION PETERBOROUGH 12TH OCTOBER 2015

The City of Peterborough  held a commemoration service for British nurse Edith Cavell on Monday at dawn-a hundred years exactly from when Edith was executed for helping hundreds of allied soldiers escape German occupied Brussels to freedom in Holland. She attended Laurel Court School in Peterborough where she learnt the fluent french that enabled her […]

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THE BLANKET OF POPPIES-CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL ARTIST

THE BLANKET OF POPPIES-Commemorating the Life, Work and Execution of British Nurse Edith Cavell in WWI

THE BLANKET OF POPPIES has been created by myself the artist Charron Pugsley-Hill, the artisan felter Eve Marshall and 49 ladies who made the stunning poppies that make up the blanket around the centrepiece of Britain and Belgium. I am not going to describe the blanket as it can be seen in all the amazing […]

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THE BLANKET OF POPPIES – EDITH CAVELL WORKSHOPS WITH ARTIST CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL

      This week in my Peterborough studio has been a bit crazy since THE BLANKET OF POPPIES hit the press-I sent out a press release to 4 places of which 3 took the story and then it made BBC NEWS ONLINE. This was fabulous as it meant that I have been contacted by […]

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IN FLANDERS FIELDS TODAY-Original painting by Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

As part of the series of work that I am creating on significant places,events and people a hundred years on from WWI, I have this week been staying on Varlet Farm near Ypres to create a painting inspired by the poem In Flanders Fields today by John McCrae. This poem was brought to my attention […]

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Commemorating WWI in Art-Edith Cavell-The Blanket of Poppies

If you have never heard of Edith Cavell before then thats all about to change! 2015 is a hundred years since she was executed in 1915 in Brussels during the First World War for helping allied soldiers to escape the german occupation and the consequences that capture would have brought upon them. As part of […]

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AND THEY MARCHED TO HILL 971-GALLIPOLI 1915-Original Painting by Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

“AND THEY MARCHED TO HILL 971-GALLIPOLI-1915” Acrylics, metallics and fine glitters on canvas 61 x 45 cm The Gallipoli Campaign was one of the Allies greatest disasters in World War I. The land invasion started at dawn on 25th April 1915 and ended on the 9th January 1916. The campaign was one of the greatest […]

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World War I in 1915-Commemorating With Art-Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

I am commemorating significant places people and events from WWI with a series of artworks created a hundred years on. Each year I will be looking at the major events and seeing which ones inspire or interest me in telling their stories through art that I create. In 1915 the following have particularly caught my […]

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