Our aims

To educate the public on the life and achievements of William ‘Bendigo’ Thompson leading to the commissioning of a permanent public memorial to him; 

To advancing the culture, heritage and local history of his legacy.

To promote the Bendigo story at a variety of fundraising events.

To erect a statue in a prominent location that will ensure a continued interest in the future.

Learn about Bendigo

We are working closely with historians and fans of Bendigo to clearly define the truths about Nottingham’s great historical boxer and icon. Over time we will develop our website further to become an excellent resource for finding out about Bendigo.