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eric morecambe statue

Eric - Home At Last!

11/12/14: Photo courtesy Lancaster City Council Morecambe's tribute to its most famous son has returned home today, following repair work. The statue, which was vandalised in October, has been undergoing intensive repair work at a London foundry overseen by its creator, Graham Ibbeson. The statue was returned to its rightful place watched over by the late comedian’s wife, Joan, son Gary and daughter Gail.

Eric Morecambe Madness planned for March 2015

12/11/14: Photo courtesy Lancaster City Council Eric Morecambe’s family have been officially invited to oversee reinstatement of his home town’s famous tribute following repair work.

Eric Statue Back in December

4/11/14: Lancaster City Council has officially announced that the Eric Morecambe statue will return to its rightful home on Morecambe's sea front on Thursday 11th December. Following the recent damage to the statue, the city council has been working closely with its creator, sculptor Graham Ibbeson, to make the necessary repairs.

Eric Morecambe statue - opportunity in adversity?

28/10/14: Public Meeting at the Midland with presenters from The Bay radio (standing) Danny Mathews andNick Margerrison. On the panel were Coun Ron Sands, LLC Chief Officer for the Environment Mark Davies, sculptor Graham Ibbeson and his associate Jim Cadman.

Eric "Back by End of Year"?

15/10/14: Although still reeling from a bizarre attempt to steal Eric Morecambe's statue from the Morecambe's sea front in broad daylight last weekend, Lancaster City Council hope to have the much-loved tourist attraction back in its rightful place before the end of the year.

Eric Morecambe statue damaged and removed, Morecambe man arrested

12/10/14: The famous 'Eric' statue before it was damaged Update 13th October 2014: A man is detained under the Mental Health Act in connection with the offence. News that the iconic Eric Morecambe statue on Morecambe Promenade has been so seriously damaged that it has had to be removed has shocked and distressed residents throughout the area.

Eric Morecambe Statue honoured by TripAdvisor

9/6/14: One of the UK’s most photographed statues has been honoured with a prestigious award from the world’s largest travel website. The Eric Morecambe Statue in Morecambe has been awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor signifying that it has consistently earned outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travellers.