Look out, world. The lions have landed!

Early this week on World Lion Day (10 August 2021), 47 life-sized lion sculptures, designed and made by some of the planet’s foremost artists, embarked on streets around the world to highlight the threats currently faced by ‘the King of Beasts’, and to raise vital funds to support community conservation and livelihoods impacted by Covid-19 across Africa. Curated by Chris Westbrook, this is an art trail like no other. The sculptures take you on a tour of iconic locations around the globe, from Piccadilly Circus in the heart of London’s West End to the forecourt of New Zealand’s Parliament building in Wellington. The lions bring to life the stories of these iconic predators as well as the people who work tirelessly to protect them.

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An art trail with a difference!

We are delighted to be supporting the Tusk Trust Lion Trail, an art trail with a difference. Set up by the Tusk Trust, a British non-profit organisation set up in 1990 to advance wildlife conservation across Africa, the project will showcase the work of some of the world’s most incredible artists and will raise awareness of the urgency to protect all wildlife in Africa and to support the communities who share the landscapes.

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