CILLA BLACK

Location: Mathew Street, Liverpool
Artist: Andy Edwards

In 2017, a life-size bronze statue of Cilla Black was unveiled outside Liverpool’s Cavern Club as the venue celebrated its 60th anniversary. The Liverpool-born singer made her name in the 1960s after being championed by The Beatles.

The singing star, who died in 2015, started work as a cloakroom attendant at the club. Sculptor Andy Edwards felt the importance of remembering Cilla and the story of the birth of that period in Liverpool’s musical culture. The sculpture shows a young Cilla performing one of her early songs and the design of her dress on the statue features images of her legendary career.