Statue shortlisted for national sculpture award

The statue of Mary Seacole, the first to a named black woman in the UK, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award that recognises ‘originality, aesthetic quality and sensitivity to its site’ in public sculpture. The Marsh Awards 2017 are organised by the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA). Winners will be announced at a […] Read More

Mary Seacole Trust shortlisted for prestigious diversity award

The Mary Seacole Trust has been shortlisted for the UK’s largest diversity awards. MST, the charity which promotes the legacy of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole, has been shortlisted in the Community Organisation Award for Race, Religion & Faith category at the National Diversity Awards 2017. Charities and role models from across the UK will […] Read More

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This beautiful photograph of Mary’s statue was taken by Dr Michael Farquhar, consultant in paediatric sleep medicine at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital, part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Mike sees the statue in the grounds of St Thomas’ Hospital every day on his way to and from work. He explains why […] Read More

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