The four final designs for the Aphra Behn statue have now been revealed and aren’t they gorgeous! Each design has its own hidden secrets and messages, detailing information about the life of Britain’s first professional woman writer who came from Canterbury.
The public can now read about each design and can visit this page to vote for their favourite design; each of the four designs have been cast in bronze and are 50cm high. The public can see them on a tour of key Behn venues on the following dates.
27th-28th June Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford upon Avon
30th June Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
2nd July National Civil War Centre, Newark
4th-5th July Penshurst Place, Kent
6th July Chawton House, Hampshire
9th July Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury
11th-13th July The Royal Exchange, London
See you there. Voting closes on 1st September 2022.