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First Weekend Elephant Winner

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Monday, 11 July 2011

First Weekend Elephant Winner

This Friday's first Weekend Elephant was published here.



 The idea is that each Friday we will publish a picture of a different London elephant. You then have the whole weekend to email the location to discoveringlondon@hotmail.co.uk . Pride is all there is at stake.

The first person to correctly locate this first Weekend Elephant was that noted London expert, Matt from Londonist. Congratulations! Of course Londonist are the acknowledged experts on London's pride of lions, it seems their expertise extends to elephants too. Can anyone pip them to the post this Friday when the next elephant is published?

This pink elephant is painted on the wall of a WWII deep level shelter at Stockwell Memorial Garden. It dates to 1999 when Brian Barnes and Myra Harris created a mural based on the the ideas of pupils at Stockwell Park School.

The London Mural Preservation Society who "work to protect, preserve and celebrate murals in communities where they were created" have a good feature on the mural here.

The author of this blog is a qualified City of Westminster Tour Guide who runs unique walking tours throughout Westminster, see tabs for details.

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