NS5864 : Sir Billy Connolly mural at Hootenanny, Glasgow

taken 2 months ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly mural at Hootenanny, Glasgow
Sir Billy Connolly mural at Hootenanny, Glasgow
Jack Vettriano was the painter of the original painting which was then recreated into a large mural. The mural overlooks Billy's Beer Garden.
Sir Billy Connolly's 75th :: NS5964
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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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 June, 2019   (more nearby)
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Friday, 28 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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Glasgow 2019 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5891 6488 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.3842N 4:15.3357W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 58914 64876
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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