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The Knife Angel – Guildford

The Knife Angel comes to Guildford – 1 to 30 March 2023

As the national monument for anti-aggression, The Knife Angel’s singular objective is to bring about social change by educating children, young people and adults about the harmful effects that violent behaviour has on communities all across our nation.

During March, visitors across Surrey and beyond will be able to visit the monument in the grounds of Guildford Cathedral and take part in events across the county.

The Knife Angel is a stunning 27ft, 3.5 ton sculpture of an angel made out of 100,000 confiscated knives received from 43 Police Forces across the UK.

Originating from The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry and created by sculptor Alfie Bradley, it has been on tour of towns and cities around Britain raising awareness of the issues of knife crime and all forms of violence and aggression.

The Knife Angel will be at Guildford Cathedral during March 2023. During its visit, we will run a series of events and workshops to raise awareness of violent crime. Not only does the Angel act as a catalyst for turning the tide on violent and aggressive behaviour, but it is also acts as a beautiful memorial designed to celebrate those lives who have been lost through these violent and thoughtless actions.

Full details of all events are be listed here. This list is growing, so please do check back to see if there are any changes.

You can read the story behind the Angel here

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