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Phase Two backers include:
- London's Royal Academy, Dukes Education, Embassy of Ireland, London Borough of Hounslow, The Tabard (Yeats's local!), The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation, Jimmy Page and Scarlett Sabet, Rowan Williams, Bob Geldof, Marie Heaney, Jeremy Vine, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Polly Devlin, Tom Paulin, Roy Foster, Edna and Michael Longley, Fergal Keane, Kevin McNally, Phyllis Logan, Shevaun Wilder, Ciarán Hinds, Martin and Joyce Enright, Marina Warner, Joseph Hassett, countless poets, actors, academics, Yeats fanatics, and lovers of all the arts, and literally hundreds of local Bedford Park residents, all shown on Crowdfund website and all of whom helped us reach our £134,000 target to include Enwrought Light by Conrad Shawcross RA plus stone base, engraving, interpretive signage, groundwork, delivery & installation, to be installed by Yeats's birthday, 13th June 2022.
Phase One backers (pre-Crowdfund-website) include:
- Anne-Marie Fyfe, Lab 99 Web Design, Land of Heart's Desire Literary Walks, Frances O'Leary, Kate McAlister, Joseph Hassett, Chiswick Pier Trust, Patrick Corcoran, Miles Parker, Tom Sleigh and Anthony Byrne, plus gifts in kind & donations from Ciarán Hinds, Polly Devlin, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Irish Literary Society, London Buddhist Vihara, Embassy of Ireland (London), Embassy of Ireland (Washington) and local businesses and architect/design/planning professionals and consultants, all of whom, between them, covered £24,500 of Phase#1 project costs pre-2021 incl. organisational set-up, launches, lectures, website-build, IT services, arboricultural, topographical, technical, architectural, heritage impact assessment surveys, reports & all planning consultancy costs.