NS5964 : Sir Billy Connolly at Old Wynd, Osborne Street

taken 5 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly at Old Wynd, Osborne Street
Sir Billy Connolly at Old Wynd, Osborne Street
One of three tributes to the Big Yin for his 75th birthday, this one by John Byrne.
Sir Billy Connolly's 75th

To celebrate the approaching 75th birthday of Billy Connolly, otherwise know as 'the Big Yin', three portraits by Scottish artists were commissioned, from Jack Vettriano, John Byrne and Rachel Maclean. The originals are in the People's Palace, and they have been recreated as 15m high murals on three buildings near the St Enoch Centre. A television documentary about their production was screened by BBC, and is available on iPlayer for a month LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link is an article about the project.

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Saturday, 17 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 17 June, 2017
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Lowlands  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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John Byrne 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5939 6482
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