Photos of Special Events in London
Elephant Parade London 2010
Elephant Parade London 2010 is the biggest art event London has ever seen. Over 250 painted elephants appeared all over town to highlight the plight of the Asian elephant. Enjoy these photos of Elephant Parade London.
Fourth Plinth Practice in Trafalgar Square (May 2009)
Photos of the Fourth Plinth practice for the 2009 Antony Gormley art project in Trafalgar Square.
Cans Festival Street Art Photos
For three days in May 2008, a disused road tunnel in Leake Street, Waterloo, SE1 was turned into a half-mile long exhibition space by street artist Banksy. He got together with 29 other street artists for a 'Stencil Art Street Battles' called the Cans Festival.
The Sultan's Elephant in London
The Sultan's Elephant street performance came to London in May 2006.
Rodin - Gates of Hell
These photos are of Rodin's Gates of Hell at the Royal Academy of Arts Rodin exhibition in London in 2006/7.
The Grand Tour - Art on the Streets (Summer 2007)
For twelve weeks over the summer of 2007, London's West End was turned into a giant art gallery. The Grand Tour was organized by the National Gallery and Hewlett Packard and allowed reproductions of priceless paintings to be set free around the streets of London.
Gibson Guitar Town London 2007 Photos
29 ten foot high free-standing fiberglass Gibson Les Paul guitars were on display outside City Hall, by Tower Bridge, on the South Bank in Summer 2007. Music legends such as Paul Weller, Rod Stewart, Noel Gallagher, and Ozzy Osborne worked with visual artists such as Sir Peter Blake and Gerald Scarfe to design their guitars.
Doris Salcedo Shibboleth Photos
Photos of Doris Salcedo's Shibboleth, part of The Unilever Series at Tate Modern, London in 2007-8.
Tour de France 2007 London Photos
Photos from The Grand Depart of the Tour de France 2007 in London.
Trafalgar Square Village Green
For two days in 2007, Trafalgar Square was turned into an English village green! 2,000 square foot of turf covered the square and people sat on deck chairs and laid out picnic blankets with friends while enjoying glorious sunshine - yes, in central London!
Trafalgar Square Lion Scarf Photos
Stitch and Bitch London, a friendly knitting group, held a Trafalgar Square Lion Scarf Appeal to raise money for Cancer Research UK. All four lions at the base of Nelson's Column were wrapped in hand knitted scarves on a cold March morning.
The BBC Springwatch festival was part of the Coin Street Festival on the South Bank in London.