Giant handmade poppy waterfall on show at Gloucester Cathedral

A giant waterfall of handmade poppies, originally displayed in GCHQ, is on display in Gloucester Cathedral. Credit: ITV West Country

A giant waterfall of handmade poppies is on display in Gloucester Cathedral to mark 100 years since the end of WW1.

The stunning display launched this year's Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal in Gloucestershire.

It's installed in the Lady Chapel and people have been visiting to add their own messages around the waterfall, thanking previous generations for serving in the war.

People have been visiting the display and leaving personal messages of thanks to those who served in the war. Credit: ITV West Country

The "poppyfall" was originally created by staff at GCHQ in Cheltenham and was unveiled at the launch of the Poppy Appeal in 2016.

It was housed at the intelligence agency's HQ to show their support for the military, but has been moved to Gloucester's cathedral as part of this year's commemoration events.

The cathedral has hosted a programme of services and events to mark Armistice and the Centenary of the end of WW1.

The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester, says: "Remembrance is something deeply rooted in our souls. It recalls both the horror of war, and the sacrifice of those whose names we honour."

Remembrance events will end on Saturday 24 November with a performance from Gloucester Cathedral Choir.