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Testimonials

Here are some of our public endorsements and comments from the initial installation of There But Not There, which inspired the nationwide project.
The Penshurst Church project (‘There But Not There’) is very thought provoking and I am sure that with 2018 approaching it will gain tremendous support throughout the country.

Colonel (Ret’d) Terry English OBE
Former Director of Welfare
Royal British Legion

"Brilliant installation. Very moving & very poignant"

"Beautiful – makes names on a memorial ‘Real’"

"A most brilliant and emotional piece of work"

"A moving reminder"

"Brilliant idea and very moving"

"Extremely moving and thought provoking. I hope it makes us think carefully about our ‘wars’ today"

"This is the most remarkable Installation. Would love to see them going down a street"

"Extremely moving. Such a poignant installation. Thank you"

"This was my father’s war, and the installation moved me to tears"

"Made me feel very humble"

"Wonderful, makes you think about such a small village losing so many"

Quotes from the first 4 pages of the 32 pages of comments in the Visitors' Book at the initial installation

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