The Daniel Lambert statue

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The Daniel Lambert statue

The Daniel Lambert statue

The Daiel Lambert Society By The Daiel Lambert Society

To erect a statue of the big man Daniel Lambert of Leicester 1770-1809

Leicester Idea stage

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To have a life-size bronze statue of Daniel Lambert made by the well-known English sculptor Sean Hedges-Quinn and to install this in a prominent site in Leicester city centre, ideally Jubilee Square.

What we'll deliver:

  • A statue of Daniel Lambert one of Leicester's favourite sons
  • To add interest to (hopefully) Jubilee Square

Why it's a great idea:

Daniel was described on his gravestone as having an 'exalted and convivial mind', not just a very large man. He has been remembered with affection in Leicester for more than two hundred years. He has a room devoted to him in the Newarke Houses Museum, a statue of him is long overdue.

Steps to get it done:


The first actual book on Daniel 'The Daniel Lambert Picture Book' by Roger Street is now available from www.artesius.org. The Daniel Lambert Society has been formed to honour the memory of the great man, and to promote this by initiating and supporting projects to achieve this aim.

Location Leicester

Leicester has 32 other projects and £435,000 in potential grant funding

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Leicester City Council

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