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Freddie Gilroy and the Belsen Stragglers

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A must see

I love this. If you get the chance to go see him please do. I was in tears. Truly a thoughtful work.

Reviewed yesterday
Great Sculpture

Go and have a look at this fine sculpture and appreciate the work that went into it. This only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clive C
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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this. If you get the chance to go see him please do. I was in tears. Truly a thoughtful work.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go and have a look at this fine sculpture and appreciate the work that went into it. This only surpassed by the amazing story behind the sculpture

Thank Clive C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous statue. You can't tell the size from photo's because it looks like a normal size man on a normal bench. It's only when you're stood next to it or even sit on the bench with him that you get the full...More

Thank Lizley2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting art along the front however it is nothing mindblowing, it is impressive nonetheless. Not worth going out of your way for.

Thank wlaurence98
Reviewed 6 days ago

Knew nothing of this man or his experiences, felt educated and impressed by this wonderful piece of art.

Thank iainbegg
Reviewed 6 days ago

A fantastically impressive outsize statue and accompanying bench in the same guise as the dour fisherman on Filey sea front. A thought provoking offering which is enhanced by the demeanour of the subject as well as the walking aid and similarly dour facial expression. Do...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great thing to take visitors to see, everyone loves having their photo taken with Freddie. Such a great thing to come across on the seafront

Thank Williams4360
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't seen this previously and were moved by the story and amazed at the sculpture. A poignant narrative of an ordinary man who did something extraordinary.

Thank 1951Cornishman
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting story and a chance to reflect on man's inhumanity to man. Good to know that this statue was 'saved' by a local lady.

Thank WendyJed
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great sculpture with a fantastic story behind the sculpture it is well worth seeking this out.it is situated in a great place.

Thank Michael G
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Response from 2014Jandy | Reviewed this property |
This is what I found about it "'Freddie Gilroy and the Belsen Stragglers' is a giant steel structure made by Ray Lonsdale an artist fabricator and sculptor and is now on permanent display thanks to the generosity of a local... More