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Royal Harbour 200th Anniversary Committee

Royal Harbour 200th Anniversary Committee is crowdfunding

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£6,530
raised of £60,000 target by 119 supporters

Weʼre raising £60,000 to Complete the bronze of King George in Ramsgate Harbour

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In 2018, local artist, acclaimed sculptor and musician Dominic Grant began an incredible life-size sculpture of King George IV to celebrate the 200th Royal anniversary of Ramsgate Harbour, the only Royal Harbour in Great Britain.

Dominic donated his time creating this magnificent statue as a labour of love, for the town he grew to love, which will overlook the harbour to be enjoyed for generations to come.

Tragically Dominic did not live to see his stunning creation finished and installed, though bar a few final touches, the clay was completed ready for moulding.

Dominic passed away suddenly from an aneurysm in November 2020, leaving his family, friends and an army of fans devastated. But knowing his love of his art and his passion of this statue, his family have continued to realise his dream. His wife Julie, children Luke, Sophie and Sophie’s artist boyfriend Matt, along with Dominic’s new baby Grandson Stanley, lovingly completed the sculpture.

We need your help to raise £60,000 to fund the bronze casting, site groundworks, plinth and the statue’s many journeys to complete the works, in order that this incredible piece of artwork can be proudly displayed in its rightful place overlooking the Royal Harbour.

Actress and resident of Ramsgate - Brenda Blethyn, has pledged a generous donation & her support to ensure her love of Dominic’s work and her home town has the recognition it deserves.

Please take a moment to watch this video of Dominic’s family honouring his dream and preparing the statue to be handed over for completion.

Please donate whatever you possibly can.

Thank you so much

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  • Royal Harbour 200th Anniversary Committee4 months ago
    Royal Harbour 200th Anniversary Committee

    Royal Harbour 200th Anniversary Committee

    4 months ago

    Please watch 💙 https://youtu.be/yVmNTI9izCw

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Page last updated on: 7/21/2021 11.28

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119

  • Nick and Jo

    Nick and Jo

    Jul 21, 2021

    Let’s finish Dominic’s great work by casting this piece in bronze.

  • Judith and Ray Adelsberg

    Judith and Ray Adelsberg

    May 31, 2021

    We enjoyed watching Dominic creating this magnificent sculpture. He was a charming man and always interesting to speak to. We look forward to seeing the bronze in place.

    £100.00

  • Gordon & Family

    Gordon & Family

    May 7, 2021

    With All Our Love 💕

    £100.00

  • Debby van Gils

    Debby van Gils

    May 5, 2021

    £10.00

  • T Brain

    T Brain

    May 4, 2021

    A wonderful legacy...

    £50.00

  • Albion House, Ramsgate

    Albion House, Ramsgate

    May 4, 2021

    Please, all other local businesses support this cause. The statue will be a great addition to the Royal Harbour. Dig deep, support your town.

    £500.00

  • Fans of Grant & Forsyth

    Fans of Grant & Forsyth

    Apr 30, 2021

    Jolanda da Thesta: € 10Jolanda Wareman: € 50Wanda de Jong: € 20Toos Kleijer: € 20Elly Dekkers: € 10Evelien Stoel: € 20Jeanet Sinia: € 50Jacqueline Kamsteeg: € 50

    £193.00

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