Elephant Parade London 2010 is a conservation campaign that shines spotlight on the crisis faced by the endangered Asian elephant. The event sees over 250 brightly painted elephants located over central London this summer, each decorated by a different artist or celebrity.
King Bladud’s Pigs in Bath was a summer 2008 public art event to celebrate Bath. Over one hundred life-size pig sculptures were on display throughout the summer all around Bath and beyond - at the end of September I found 59.
In May 2008 I took a leisurely 19 days to walk the 260 or so miles (412km) of the Pennine Way, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. I was so lucky with only 2 days with poor weather, and many days with hazy sunshine which made the walk all the more enjoyable.
Carnival is held on the eve of Remembrance Sunday with a spectacular torchlight parade, inaugurated by the Last Post and one minuteâ€™s silence, followed by a bonfire and a spectacular firework display.
A walk though the Ouse Valley in September 2007. 42 miles over 2 days meandering from source to sea (Lower Beeding to Seaford). Also see the <a href="https://cjw.me.uk/?p=196">post about this walk</a>.