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Ripon to Unveil a Unique Full-Sized Knitted Churchill AVRE Tank in Commemoration of the 80th D-Day Anniversary

In an extraordinary tribute to the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the city of Ripon will showcase a full-sized, knitted replica of a Churchill AVRE tank, a project that intertwines the threads of history with the warmth of community spirit.

Organised by the Ripon Community Poppy Project, the remarkable exhibit will be displayed across various locations in the city starting from the end of April, leading up to the D-Day anniversary on June 6th.

Launch Event at The Ripon Inn 11am 30th April, Park Street HG4 2BU until 9th May and then at:

10th May to 23rd May – Tates Nursery

24th May to 4th June  – Fountains Abbey

5th & 6th June – Ripon Cathedral forecourt

8th & 9th June – Newby Hall (Tractorfest)

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