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Royal Statues created at Grandey's unveiled by King Charles

Published on Tue 19 Mar 2024 at 00:00

Stunning new statues of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, which were sculpted here at Grandey’s Place, have been unveiled in a ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London by King Charles and Queen Camilla . 

The statues were created by artist Poppy Field following a commission competition which lasted over a year. 

Poppy, who is a graduate of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Florence Academy of Art, began her career at Grandey's Place and recently moved to south London to be nearer family.  

Grandey’s Place is very proud to have helped Poppy on her journey and everyone here sends Poppy our warmest congratulations on her incredible achievement. 

The statues were unveiled during the King and Queen’s visit to the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 11th November for this year’s Festival of Remembrance.

You can watch the unveiling ceremony HERE

You can read more about the commission HERE

You can read an example of national newspaper coverage HERE