Elephant Parade is a conservation campaign that shines a multi-coloured spotlight on the urgent crisis faced by the endangered Asian elephant.
Brought to you by registered charity The Elephant Family this colourful event sees over 250 brightly painted life-size elephants located over central London this summer. Each decorated by a different artist or celebrity, the elephants brighten and beautify the city, enhancing every park, street corner and building they grace. Running from May to July 2010, this is London’s biggest outdoor art event on record. With an estimated audience of 25 million, Elephant Parade aim to raise £2 million for the Asian elephant and benefit 20 UK conservation charities.
Come and see the Elephant Parade herd at the official viewing days at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on the 25th, 26th and 28th June. From 10am to 7pm admission is free and open to the public.
More information here.
All of the elephants are for sale by auction and every bid you place is a bid for habitat.
Mini elephants are available at Selfridges, 80 Regent St, 6 Foubert’s Place and Greenwich Central Market or at the elephant parade online shop.
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