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Purple face

The Face if Wigan is now hidden behind a purple mask. It’s always been an oddity and now even more... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Strange

Not sure of the relevance of this statue and to be honest I prefer the adjoining statue of Billy... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This absolute monstrosity and ridiculous waste of public funds misappropriated by Wigan Council bears no context in any sense, to the proud, industrious, conscientious people of Wigan. It's a ridiculous spin, on an ill conceived rip off, of the Easter Island effigies. This epitomizes Plagiarism...More

1  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The Face if Wigan is now hidden behind a purple mask. It’s always been an oddity and now even more so.

1  Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Not sure of the relevance of this statue and to be honest I prefer the adjoining statue of Billy Boston a person worthy of a statue.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

As the title says it's worth a look. Not sure who it's supposed to be if anybody. The area around it is quite nice but you only need 10 minutes to see it all. Most of the locals seem to think it's a waste of...More

Thank Garg2706
Reviewed 7 November 2017

LOOKS GREAT DURING PRIDE FESTIVAL, GO CHECK IT OUT! Nice bit of sculpture to brighten up the town, great stuff!

Thank AJMAKIN007
Reviewed 9 October 2017

In this time of austerity and the council pleading poverty, Which clown ordered this monstrosity. Mend the roads. Improve adult services.

Thank dwhatley20
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Clearly Wigan Council have no idea what the people of Wigan would want, or relate to, when it comes to the commissioning a piece of modern art. It stands in a what can only be described as "In the way", for anyone wishing to enter...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I have to agree with some previous reviews. Who is this meant to be. It's quite striking but doesn't seem to have much relevance.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

As a Wiganer born and bred I fail to see the significance of this sculpture. If its to fill a space in a small square so be it but does not seem to have any reflection on the history of Wigan.

2  Thank IAN O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This sculpture is very eye catching & well worth seeing when in Wigan. It is not on the main high street so a small walk to find it.

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