ONE YEAR ON: Florists leave beautiful blooms at Face of Wigan sculpture for National Day of Reflection

The installation at the town centre landmark was done in secret on Monday night.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 9:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 10:20 am

Three florists, calling themselves the Grow Kindness project, put the yellow flowers at the base of the sculpture as part of the commemorations of the UK going into its first national lockdown one year ago.

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Narcissus flowers have been selected as they are the symbol of the Marie Curie Cancer Charity, whose calls to remember those who have been affected by the novel coronavirus or who have died with it are being supported.

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The flowers at the base of the sculpture in Wigan town centre

The flowers also symbolise rebirth, renewal and recovery.

The florists involved have asked to remain anonymous.

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Three florists have placed the narcissus flowers for the National Day of Reflection
The flowers left at the Face of Wigan sculpture