NS5964 : Billy Connolly mural on the Gallowgate

taken 5 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Billy Connolly mural on the Gallowgate
Billy Connolly mural on the Gallowgate
"Big Yin" by Rachel Maclean shows Billy in a Bonnie Prince Charlie-inspired outfit, which includes references to some of his most famous jokes, including 'bike parked in bumí epaulettes.

See the same wall before Billy NS5964 : Gable end mural on Gallowgate & NS5964 : Gallowgate.
Billy Connolly Murals In Glasgow

Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly's 75th birthday was marked by BBC Scotland who commissioned three huge murals to go on public display in his home city of Glasgow. The project was managed by Art Pistol Projects LinkExternal link .

Unveiled in early June just before the announcement of Billy's Knighthood, the 50ft (16m) high art works were created from original works by Scottish artists Jack Vettriano LinkExternal link , John Byrne LinkExternal link and Rachel Maclean LinkExternal link .

The original works can be seen in the People's Palace museum on Glasgow Green.

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Saturday, 17 June, 2017   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 21 June, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
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