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Aerial > Aerial Video > Tommy, Seaham Harbour, County Durham, uk

Filmed : November, 2017

 

Duration : 4 minutes, 37 seconds

 

 

 

The iconic Tommy statue, designed and built by artist Ray Lonsdale and situated in the North-East of England. The corteen steel artwork was originally on loan to the former coastal pit village, but the residents were so attached to it that they raised £80,000 of funding to keep Tommy in Seaham Harbour on a permanent basis.

 

In November 2016, a giant poppy appeared next to Tommy, made from painted pebbles that were gathered from the nearby beach by local residents, including ex-military veterans. Crowds flocked to see the poppy, before it was removed, shortly after Remembrance Day. Lest we forget ...

 

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