Our Emmeline: The Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Project by Hazel Reeves

Hazel Reeves MRSS SWA FRSA is an award-winning figurative sculptor working in bronze to commission - recent statues include the 7ft 3in bronze Sir Nigel Gresley in King's Cross Station, the Cracker Packers statue in Carlisle and currently the Emmeline Pankhurst statue for St Peter's Square Manchester.' On the 25 October Huckleberry Films and the BBC and Press Association joined us at Bronze Age Sculpture Casting Foundry to film the alchemy of the Our Emmeline bronze pour (by Huckleberry Films). Our Emmeline unveiled Project background and funding The project was conceived, and has been led and directed by Councillor Andrew Simcock, Chair of the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Campaign. Funding ha

Martin Luther King: Newcastle University unveils statue

The statue has been created by Nigel Boonham, one of Britain’s finest portrait and figurative sculptors, who spent months researching Dr King before deciding on the statue’s final pose. Sculptor Nigel Boonham said: “It was a privilege to be asked to make a statue of Dr Martin Luther King Jr – he is a gift to a sculptor. “I searched for the essence of the man by collecting and studying over 100 black and white photographs as well as listening to his speeches. www.boonham.com/biography Martin Luther King Unveiling press coverage www.chroniclelive.co.uk www.heraldscotland.com www.bbc.co.uk www.google.co.uk www.itv.com

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