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£43,802 raised
340 funders

Funded 30 May 2017

0% funded

175% funded

Can you imagine a great big beautiful bronze sculpture of a colossal horse, gloriously presiding over the Surrey hills? G F Watts could and now we need your help with the final push so it can really happen.

2017 offers an important opportunity to realise the great British artist, G F Watts’s ambition of Art for All. Our vision is to create a new bronze cast of the artist’s colossal sculpture, Physical Energy. A landmark for the South East, it will be a visible testament to Watts’s passionate belief that art is for all, regardless of class, gender, ethnicity and age.   

Please help us with the last push of this campaign – to literally push our horse up the hill and to create a lasting and accessible landmark on everyone’s horizon for now and always. A beacon for the South East’s cultural heritage.

We need to raise £25,000 to make this project a reality. Can you help us? If you donate, you will receive a bespoke reward to say thank you.

If you have any questions or need help donating, contact arthappens@artfund.org

Physical Energy at The Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts, in collaboration with Watts Gallery Trust, presents a new bronze cast of Physical Energy... Read more

Physical Energy at the Royal Academy

Ahead of its arrival at the Artists' Village in 2018 we're excited to announce that Physical Energy will be on display in the Annenberg Courtyard at the Royal Academy of Arts from 20 November 2017 - 30 March 2018... Read more

Your rewards are on the way

Art Fund will be posting out rewards to everyone who kindly supported our #YayNotNeigh crowdfunding campaign the week beginning of 25 September... Read more

A trip to Pangolin Editions

By Perdita Hunt

A trip to Pangolin Editions on Saturday 10 June 2017... Read more

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Anonymous donor challenges Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village to raise a further £12,500

By Perdita Hunt

Anonymous donor challenges Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village to raise a further £12,500, which they will match pound for pound... Read more

Thank you from the bottom of my heart

By Perdita Hunt

We are delighted and very grateful for the overwhelming public support that we have received so far to ensure that Physical Energy can be on display for all those visiting, living in or passing through Surrey... Read more

How to groom a 4-tonne bronze horse

By Perdita Hunt

Bronze horses may seem like the breed with the lowest maintenance, but as a responsible owner, you must be sure to clean your horse carefully every year... Read more

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Five reason to support our project

By Perdita Hunt

Can you imagine a great big beautiful bronze sculpture of a colossal horse, gloriously presiding over the Surrey hills? We can and here are five good reasons why you should support our campaign!... Read more

We've reached 37%!

By Perdita Hunt

Thank you to everyone for helping us reach 37%... Read more

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Julienne Fomins
Godalming

Sheila Snelling
Esher

Christine Thompson
Woking

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Simon McGrath
London

Simon McGrath
London

John Clark
Woking

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Farnham

Maureen Hockley
Farnham

Rodney Whittaker
Esher

Jennifer Powell
Leatherhead

Marilynne Morgan
Aylesbury

Anonymous

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Battle

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Godalming

Catherine Clare
Windsor

Peter and Monica Bryden
Battle

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Guildford

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London

Sheila Toop
Farnham

Anonymous

Catherine Kenny
London

Catherine Hinton
London

David Faithfull
Cranleigh

Derek Hutchins
Guildford

Theodore Serkovich
Teddington

Richard Francis
London

Jan Gooding
London

Jean Hammonds
Horsham

Janet Baxter
Godalming

Susan Hawkins
Guildford

John and Ann Watts and Carter
West Byfleet

Anonymous

Gloria Mullaney
Hayes

Ben Harrison
London

Katie Dungate
Reigate

June Jamieson-Peskett
Hindhead

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London

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Horsham

Anonymous

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Godalming

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London

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Esher

Christine Smith
Guildford

Anonymous

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Guildford

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Godalming

Lesley Duncan
Woking

Dilys Addison
Camberley

Anonymous

Michelle Mitchell
Godalming

Caroline Ikin
Haywards Heath

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Godalming

Geoffrey Watts
Hereford

Gwyneth Craske
Godalming

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Guildford

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Farnham

Joan Powney
Farnham

Rosemary Mitchell
Kings Langley

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Guildford

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Woking

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Guildford

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Godalming

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Haslemere

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Godalming

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Cranleigh

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Horsham

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Godalming

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Godalming

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Redhill

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Redhill

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Haslemere

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Arundel

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Woking

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Sandhurst

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Godalming

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Godalming

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Guildford

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London

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Guildford

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Guildford

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Leatherhead

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Henley-on-Thames

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Guildford

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Godalming

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Guildford

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London

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West Horsley

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salcombe

Jill Kealey
Epsom

Jim Miles
Bordon

Belinda Barratt
Guildford

John Turner
Farnham

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Hook

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Sandhurst

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Ruscombe

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Woking

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Bisley

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Farnham

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Guildford

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Godalming

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London

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Guildford

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Cranleigh

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Emsworth

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Farnborough

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West Byfleet

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Ely

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Guildford

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Guildford

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Farnham

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Farnham

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Southsea

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REDHILL

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Guildford

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Anonymous

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Mezieres en Brenne

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Godalming

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Woking

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Yeovil

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Esher

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Compton

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Guildford

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London

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West Molesey

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Godalming

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Freshwater

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Farnham

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Guildford

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Alton

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Storrington

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Orange

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Guildford

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Godalming

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Farnham

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Haslemere

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High Wycombe

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London

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Guildford

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Godalming

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Farnham

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Godalming

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London

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Godalming

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Hindhead

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Godalming

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London

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Farnborough

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Farnborough

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Emsworth

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Godalming

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frome

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Redhill

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Guildford

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Farnham

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Compton

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Winchester

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Godalming

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Leatherhead

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Rowtown

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Normandy

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Hook

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Guildford

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Guildford

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Woking

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London

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Addlestone

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Addlestone

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Fleet

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Dorchester

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Liss

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Leatherhead

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Woking

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Farnham

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Reigate

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Billingshurst

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New York

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Weedon

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Woking

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