10th August – 27th October 2019
The Lions of Windsor 2019 public art sculpture trail will feature 60 individually decorated, life-sized lion sculptures displayed across the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead from August to October to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria and raise funds for charity and we the Windsor Lions has been pledged as a beneficiary.
The eye-catching lion sculptures will be sponsored by regional businesses and decorated by talented artists and designers, including iconic fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes and artist Lyora Pissaro. There will also be Lion Cubs for schools to decorate and display.
The Lion Team, which has organised a number of successful sculpture trails, raising over £430,000 for local charities, is inviting businesses and organisations to sponsor the eye-catching lion sculptures,
which will be decorated to a design of their choice and displayed in a prime Royal Borough location.
Over 10,000 Lion trail maps will lead thousands of residents and visitors on a voyage of discovery across the region as they track down all of the lions in the pride. The colourful public art event will increase footfall to sculpture locations, raise brand awareness for sponsors, boost trade for local businesses, provide a free summer activity and delight lion fans of all ages.
After three months on display, the lions will be gathered together in one giant pride for the ‘Lions Roar Goodbye’ weekend for lion fans to say their final farewells before the charity auction in November.
100% of event profits will be donated to local charities, including Thames Hospice, Lions Club of Windsor, Look Good Feel Better and to the wildlife charity Tusk in support of lion conservation in Africa.
Lion sponsors will be featured on 10,000+ trail maps, the event website, lion plaque, souvenir programmes, media releases and auction catalogues. The high profile, public art event will attract extensive media coverage and the roarsome pride will generate vast amounts social media content.
If you would like to sponsor one of the eye-catching lion sculptures, decorated by a professional artist to your own bespoke design, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Megan on 07720 880088
and help make the Lions of Windsor a roaring success this summer!