Author: Joseph's Garden

Love Disfigure back Joseph’s Garden

Love Disfigure, the campaign raising awareness and support for people living with disfigurement, is supporting the call by local residents to create Joseph’s Garden in Whitechapel, London to honour the memory of Joseph Merrick. Love Disfigure supports over 3,000 people with skin conditions, burns, scars or disfigurement and was founded by Sylvia Mac, a child […]

Tower Hamlets exploring statue of Joseph Merrick

Tower Hamlet’s mayor John Biggs has tasked his officials to explore taking forward Whitechapel residents’ proposal for a statue of Joseph Merrick. Responding to a letter from residents of Durward Street, where the proposed statue will be situated, the mayor said: “The public realm works on Durward Street have begun and whilst they currently do […]