Town centre decorated with thousands of knitted poppies

Volunteers in Godalming, Surrey, have knitted and crocheted thousands of poppies and displayed them around the town centre ahead of Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.

As part of Godalming Baptist Church's 'Make a Difference' week, the church decided to do a 'yarn bomb', a kind of street-art that uses colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn.

The 'Make a Difference' Volunteers

Kat Bennewith coordinated 60 volunteers who spent hours knitting and crocheting 6000 poppies.

It's hoped the poppies will remain on display in the town until after Remembrance Day.