The Knife Angel Tour – Middlesbrough

*Update the Knife Angel is in Gateshead, outside of Sage until the end of February 2020.

A very moving sculpture in Middlesbrough at the moment.  You can see it has an effect on everyone who stands before it. The National Monument against violence & aggression is a sight to behold made completely from knives, which have been surrendered to 43 UK police forces. Highlighting the issue of knife crime within the UK.

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What really got to me was seeing the engraved knives within the wings of The Knife Angel. Many messages from loved ones who have sadly lost a family member to a knife attack.


Centre Square, Middlesbrough 6th August – 1st September

Middlesbrough, TS1 2PA

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You can find out more about making of The Knife Angel here.

The sculpture was made by The British Ironwork Centre. I urge you all to get along and see it whilst it is in the area.



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