Not only was he struck by lightning multiple times in his life, but once more after his death for good measure.
‘There’s a clown in my graveyard, what am-ah-gonna-do?’ the people of Birkenhead once yelled in the early 1990s. Or at least they would have done if they were particularly big UB40 fans.
"‘An idealist and a dreamer, he died of loneliness and a broken heart, searching for a shrine he never found."
A small rural church in Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire holds one of the most poignant memorials to the sacrifices of war in the form of a beautiful stained glass window.
The first Ghost Train on record was not a glitzy Disney invention, but a far more humble, home-grown affair.
Representative of the dancer’s ‘nomadic life,' Nureyev's Kilim rug is a phenomenal memorial to his talent.
This unassuming clear mint had one of the most bizarre taxidermy-based advertising campaigns of the 20th century.
In 1971, two young boys were digging in the back garden of their family home in Hexham. Deep in the soil, they unearthed two small stone, carved heads which they immediately brought into the house...
On 12th December 1978, Roman Wardas, a 24-year old Polish refugee took to the stand in Switzerland, accused of stealing Chaplin’s body.
Sitting like miniature residences between the headstones, these doll’s house graves are a striking example of non-traditional funerary art and changing ideas of grief, innocence, personalisation and burial.