£20m White Cliffs tribute to Vera
Daily Express|July 28, 2021
RISING gracefully like the wing of a bird, the roof of a stunning performing arts stage provides the centrepiece to an amphitheatre honouring Dame Vera Lynn.
Mark Reynolds

It is among plans revealed yesterday for a memorial park for the Forces’ Sweetheart.

Located over the white cliffs of Dover immortalised in her song, it will be home to a 3,500-capacity arts venue with panoramic views over the port and English Channel.

It will also feature a statue of the singer, who died aged 103 in June last year, by sculptor Paul Day.

The memorial’s masterminds said: “It is to be an expression of gratitude from the nation to a lady whose musical talent touched the lives of millions over nine decades.

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