NS4863 : Sma' Shot Cottages lion

taken 1 year ago, near to Paisley, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

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Sma' Shot Cottages lion
Sma' Shot Cottages lion
The lion was presented to Sma' Shot Cottages by the Incorporation of Glasgow Weavers LinkExternal link in May 2017 to commemorate the early history of weaving in the town.
Pride of Paisley Lions :: NS4864
The following is taken from the Pride of Paisley web site LinkExternal link .

An absolutely roarsome, lion-inspired, public art trail will become Paisley’s ‘mane’ event for ten weeks, from 9th July – 25th September 2016.

The Pride of Paisley Wild in Art project is being led by Paisley First Business Improvement District (BID) and will form part of the ‘Summer of Fun’ campaign.

Organisers, in partnership with ACCORD and St Vincent’s Hospices, supported by a range of enabling partners (including Renfrewshire Council, University of the West of Scotland and West College Scotland) are planning a FREE, family friendly trail of 25 colourful lion sculptures, painted by local artists, sponsored by local businesses and located across the town centre streets.

Paisley Museum’s popular exhibit – ‘Buddy the Lion’ – has inspired the project, which will also give primary school children the opportunity to decorate mini lion sculptures, for display inside participating businesses.

The event is the BIGGEST public art project in the town’s history and will raise awareness of Paisley’s cultural and heritage assets, attracting new visitors and tourists, as part of the town’s culture-led, regeneration strategy.

Ultimately, all the lion sculptures will be auctioned, with proceeds split between ACCORD Hospice, in Paisley, and St Vincent’s Hospice, in Howwood.
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4819 6376 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:50.5856N 4:25.5637W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4819 6376
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