Thousands of ceramic poppies have been planted around the Tower of London to mark tomorrow's centenary of the First World War.

Poppies surround the Tower of London to commemorate World War I

Thousands of ceramic poppies have been planted around the Tower of London to mark tomorrow's centenary of the First World War.

Tower Poppies Are Transformed By Night See the poppies at the Tower in a new light as they are illuminated nightly.

Tower Poppies Are Transformed By Night

Tower Poppies Are Transformed By Night See the poppies at the Tower in a new light as they are illuminated nightly.

The last poppy will be planted on November 11 – Armistice Day. | 12 Stunning Pictures Of The Ceramic Poppies Outside The Tower Of London

12 Stunning Pictures Of The Ceramic Poppies Outside The Tower Of London

The last poppy will be planted on November 11 – Armistice Day. | 12 Stunning Pictures Of The Ceramic Poppies Outside The Tower Of London

Over 800,000 ceramic poppies will be planted in the moat of the Tower of London to commemorate World War 1. http://poppies.hrp.org.uk

Over 800,000 ceramic poppies will be planted in the moat of the Tower of London to commemorate World War 1. http://poppies.hrp.org.uk

The Poppies at the Tower of London

In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

Historical Royal Palaces / Richard Lea-Hair Three generations of guards plant a ceramic poppy. From left to right: Chelsea Pensioner Albert Willis, Yeoman Warder Paul Cunliffe & Guardsman Joseph Robinson.

Three Generations Of Guards Visit The Poppies At The Tower Of London

Historical Royal Palaces / Richard Lea-Hair Three generations of guards plant a ceramic poppy. From left to right: Chelsea Pensioner Albert Willis, Yeoman Warder Paul Cunliffe & Guardsman Joseph Robinson.

A fascinating infographic about the ceramic poppies at the Tower of London - remembering 100 years.

A fascinating infographic about the ceramic poppies at the Tower of London - remembering 100 years.

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This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.:

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.:

Poppies Pour Like Blood from the Tower of London - This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.

In Pictures: Poppies At The Tower Of London

Poppies Pour Like Blood from the Tower of London - This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.

✿⊱╮Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI

✿⊱╮Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI

MPS Helicopter posted this amazing view of the installation from the skies tweeting: 'Not quite as sunny today as volunteers work hard planting 888,246 poppies @HRP_palaces @BillyBeefeater #TowerPoppies'

Poppy Appeal: Artwork commemorates the fallen soldiers of First World War

MPS Helicopter posted this amazing view of the installation from the skies tweeting: 'Not quite as sunny today as volunteers work hard planting 888,246 poppies @HRP_palaces @BillyBeefeater #TowerPoppies'

Poppies Pour Like Blood from the Tower of London - This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.

Poppies Pour Like Blood from the Tower of London - This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.

TOM PIPER Y PAUL CUMMINS: UN RÍO DE AMAPOLAS

TOM PIPER Y PAUL CUMMINS: UN RÍO DE AMAPOLAS

Tower of London Remembers - 'Bloodswept Lands and Seas of Red' - Installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper. ceramic poppies each representing a British fatality during the First World War.

Beautiful close-up of the poppy art installation at #TowerOfLondon by @veevs. We will always remember. // #thisislondon // The artwork, Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red, was created to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War. It will eventually include 888,246 ceramic poppies to represent all British or colonial military fatalities of the conflict. #Padgram

Beautiful close-up of the poppy art installation at #TowerOfLondon by @veevs. We will always remember. // #thisislondon // The artwork, Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red, was created to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War. It will eventually include 888,246 ceramic poppies to represent all British or colonial military fatalities of the conflict. #Padgram

L-R Chelsea Pensioner, Yeoman of the Guard and Grenadier Guard amongst the poppy installation at the Tower of London commemorating the fallen of WWI

In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

L-R Chelsea Pensioner, Yeoman of the Guard and Grenadier Guard amongst the poppy installation at the Tower of London commemorating the fallen of WWI

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