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Public Toilet Art

Ok, makes you think. Mostly why? But also why not? Bizarre style police man with a fly swat over a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Richard G
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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An unusual location and an unusal statue. Swotting flies above the conveniences. Have a look if... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A most curious thing in an odd place. However, research before you view and it is marking a site with quite a history

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane F
Reviewed 6 days ago

To put a figure of a uniformed man swatting flies above a public toilet seems to me to be a bit bizarre. Does it signify that the toilets attract flies? Do they smell? If you want to use the toilets, should you take a fly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dodod1950
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I think this is one of the worst pieces of "art" I have ever seen, I guess we all have differing tastes, but this is beyond me. Badly placed, on the toilets, it makes me cringe, it's embarrassing!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Ok, makes you think. Mostly why? But also why not? Bizarre style police man with a fly swat over a public toilet but then why not? Anyway quite like Ipswich's quirky statuary. Not sure whether this is the most odd or the random trawlerman?

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed 11 September 2018

An unusual location and an unusal statue. Swotting flies above the conveniences. Have a look if passing by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tezpil
Reviewed 21 July 2018

in an odd part of town and not something you will notice unless you know its there but a bit of fun all the same, if you are at that end of town then, yes, look for it, would there be any other reason to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

One of the quirkiest statues i have ever come across.an interesting talking point,not least because it is large,has a fly swat in his hand and sit atop a public toilet!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TonyB4041
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This don’t think it looks good over a toilet I mean a fly squat The art work it’s self is very good.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank E_Clar2013
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Walked by that statue but i didn't find it interesting at all. Nothing special. Didn't understand the purpose of that statue in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Niki K
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This sculpture is such good fun I enjoyed searching for it. It is quite a surprise on top of the public toilets but certainly brightened my day.

Date of experience: January 2018
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