LION SHOP NOW OPEN!

LION SHOP NOW OPEN!

September 19, 2019

The Lions of Windsor Shop is now open in the ex Fenwick Store in Windsor Yards (next to Lakeland and Busy Buttons) and is initially opening from Fridays-Sundays 1100-1700. Come and see us! We have a wide range of lion souvenirs and art on display, from t-shirts to mugs, pencils, silk scarves, 30cm solid plaster … Read More

LION TRAIL A ROARING SUCCESS!

LION TRAIL A ROARING SUCCESS!

September 18, 2019

The first month of the Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 trail has been a roaring success, with thousands of visitors and residents following their lion trail maps as they track down the purr-fect pride across Windsor, Eton, Ascot, Old Windsor, Datchet and Maidenhead. The beautifully decorated lion and cub sculptures are bringing colour, fun … Read More

‘Victoria’ (lion #30) landed!

‘Victoria’ (lion #30) landed!

August 16, 2019

‘Victoria’  (lion number 30) has now joined the rest of the pride.  Unfortunately she had been delayed due to a bereavement in the artist’s family, but is now in place by Windsor Castle and the Queen Victoria Statue on Thames Street. Apologies for the delay.  

Lion trail launched on World Lion Day!

Lion trail launched on World Lion Day!

August 13, 2019

Saturday’s World Lion Day saw the official launch of the Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 sculpture trail. The beautifully decorated, supersized lion and cub sculptures took up pride of place across the Royal Borough and hundreds of lion fans of all ages picked up trail maps from the local tourist offices and display locations … Read More

Lions released into the Royal Borough

Lions released into the Royal Borough

August 8, 2019

Duck meets lion! This beautifully decorated lion sculpture was created by the talented team at Carters Steam Fair to resemble a carousel horse and is displayed opposite Windsor Castle’s King Henry VIII entrance.  A random duck (from Windsor Duck Tours) just happened to be passing..  Quackers!   LIONS TAKING PRIDE OF PLACE ACROSS WINDSOR  25 … Read More

Lions Media Launch

Lions Media Launch

July 31, 2019

The fabulous sight of a giant pride of colourful lions and cubs displayed on the Headmaster’s Lawn at St Georges School Windsor Castle greeted guests at the media launch of the Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 sculpture trail. Forty of the supersized lion sculptures and smaller cubs gathered together for the first time and … Read More

Pimms and lion-painting on Monday/Wednesday!

Pimms and lion-painting on Monday/Wednesday!

July 26, 2019

Pop into Curfew Yard, opposite Windsor Castle, from 1pm on Monday 29th July and Wednesday 31 July to see artist Lois Cordelia painting her Leo-nardo lion sculpture!  Celebrate the 500th anniversary of genius Leonardo da Vinci with Pimms and music and lion art!

Leonardo da Vinci lion painting – 29 & 31 July

Leonardo da Vinci lion painting – 29 & 31 July

July 24, 2019

Come down to Curfew Yard off Thames Street by Windsor Castle next Monday or Wednesday to see talented artist Lois Cordelia live-painting her magnificent Leo-nardo lion, in celebration of the genius Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this year – #Leonardo500. Lois will be painting her lion in public from approx 2pm on … Read More

Roarsome evening with Regus artists and lion sponsors

Roarsome evening with Regus artists and lion sponsors

July 19, 2019

Lion sponsors, artists and supporters gathered at Regus Windsor for a Lion project update, some sponsor networking and to see Regus’s talented lion artists introduce their spectacular lion sculptures. Artist Eleanor McColl had flown in from Hong Kong to decorate her Windsor-themed lion, which will be displayed outside Regus in Thames Street from 10th August. … Read More

Thursday 18th July – Drinks, Nibbles & Lions!

Thursday 18th July – Drinks, Nibbles & Lions!

July 14, 2019

Local businesses are invited to join us on Thursday to meet the Lion Team and some of the roarsome lion sculptures, sponsors and artists taking part in the Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 sculpture trail. See the two Regus lions being painted by their super-talented artists; Mister Mistry from London and Eleanor McColl who has flown in from … Read More

Talented artists & designers flying in from around the world to paint lions!

Talented artists & designers flying in from around the world to paint lions!

July 2, 2019

A talented pride of artists and designers is currently hard at work decorating the magnificent lion sculptures. Some of the finished works of art have made their way back to Windsor where they are being varnished and cared for at our pop-up Lion’s Den at Windsor Yards. International artists are flying in from all over … Read More

Roarsome day at the Windsor Summer Fayre

Roarsome day at the Windsor Summer Fayre

June 27, 2019

Two of the Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 pride enjoyed a sunny outing to the Rotary Club’s Windsor Summer Fayre, where they were admired by hundreds of lion fans of all ages. The colourful lion sculptures were Lifelion painted by Amrit Singh for sponsor Ice Experience and Royal Blue painted by Jessica Palmer for … Read More

Top Paris fashion designer decorates Strutt & Parker lion sculpture

Top Paris fashion designer decorates Strutt & Parker lion sculpture

June 17, 2019

The celebrated British fashion designer Craig Wheatley, who designs for world leading Paris fashion houses such as Christian Lacroix and Luis Vuitton, traveled from Paris to Windsor to paint his lion for sponsor Strutt & Parker last month. Craig painted his camouflage peony design lion at the Lions pop-up shop opposite Zara in Windsor Yards, … Read More

Meet the Lions – Tuesday 18 June – Boulters, Maidenhead

Meet the Lions – Tuesday 18 June – Boulters, Maidenhead

June 16, 2019

Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 – Event Preview  Tuesday 18th June – Boulters Restaurant, Maidenhead Join us for riverside cocktails, meet some of the magnificent lion sculptures and find out how your business can be part of this major public art event taking place across the Royal Borough from August to October 2019. See … Read More

Leo Pharma sponsors lion cub for Maidenhead school

Leo Pharma sponsors lion cub for Maidenhead school

June 16, 2019

The global pharmaceutical foundation Leo Pharma has kindly sponsored a lion cub sculpture for Forest Bridge School, a specialist school for children with autism in Maidenhead. Staff and pupils are looking forward to decorating their cub, which will be displayed in pride of place in Maidenhead from 10th August. Forest Bridge School is a Special … Read More

Roarsome evening at the Brewery..

Roarsome evening at the Brewery..

June 13, 2019

Our first ‘Meet the Lions’ evening welcomed Royal Borough businesses and RBWM Councillors to enjoy some roarsome beer in the Brew House of the Windsor & Eton Brewery, see lion and cub sculptures and hear more about the high profile public art event. A number of businesses confirmed their sponsorship of one of the magnificent … Read More