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Poignant Reminder

The Chartist Commemorative Sculpture is appropriately located close to the now closed and boarded... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan B
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Newport, United Kingdom
Surprising addition to the high street

You come across this series of sculptures on the high street and though the sculptures themselves... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Cheekycockney190757
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chartist Commemorative Sculpture is appropriately located close to the now closed and boarded up Westgate Hotel where the Chartists barricaded themselves in to defy the authorities.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It is well worth visiting Newport to see these sculptures. They are in a class of their own with amazing detail.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

You come across this series of sculptures on the high street and though the sculptures themselves are impressive and their location obviously important sadly the surrounding buildings and atmosphere are far more downmarket than the sculptures warrent.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cheekycockney190757
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Whilst visiting Newport we came across these sculptures on Commercial St. We were both impressed but also quite mystified as to what they represented.When we researched on the internet we discovered they are to do with the Chartist Movement. An Information Board would be a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A very good piece of street art/sculpture worth a look at. Would be useful to have an information board nearby.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Saw these on visit into Newport. They are rather good however as for the rest of this city my heart bleeds, It was a very busy town now its dire, what on earth has the local government( Council) managed to ruin the place totally and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank djjwales
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

It is right there is a commemoration of such a significant historic event, it is a major part of Newport's story. As others have commented, I feel you need to be aware of the history for the statue to have meaning.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Iconic piece of art in Newport, this sculpture is located in the center of town and it's something that catches the eye.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank _walesmejones
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I am sorry to say this, but I am bored with sculptures in Newport which appear to be created at large cost. Not sure whether this cost much, but my wife abd i preferred the chartist mosaic which was destroyed by the council years back

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jmjones2016
Reviewed 17 March 2017

These sculptures are a great memorial to the industry and commerce of this city. The sculptures are on the square in front of the former Westgate Hotel, which saw the Finale of the Chartist March

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank James A
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