VOLUNTEERS are needed to help care for a ceramic poppy sculpture.
In April the Royal Armouries Museum, at Fort Nelson in Fareham, will be hosting Wave as part of a UK tour.
The sculpture, Wave, is made of 11,000 ceramic poppies from the Tower of London’s Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red display.
The museum will be recruiting for a number of volunteer positions for the 10 weeks the sculpture is on display at Fort Nelson.
Volunteers will form a key part of the on-site team, with roles primarily based outdoors, welcoming visitors and making sure everyone has a safe and memorable visit.
Caroline Oswald, poppies volunteer co-ordinator, said: ‘This is a wonderful opportunity for members of the public to support the presentation of Wave before it becomes part of the permanent collections at Imperial War Museums.
‘We hope to build a team of friendly, outgoing volunteers to deliver excellent visitor experience to those coming to see this powerful sculpture.
‘The poppies have captured the public imagination on a national and international scale, and the presentation at Fort Nelson offers volunteers a once in a lifetime chance to be part of this project in a place of special resonance with the First World War.’
Wave will be on show from April 13 until June 24.
To register an interest in volunteering email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Caroline on 01329 848 516.