9-10 November



The magnificent Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 sculptures were gathered together for the first and last time for the 'Lions Roar Goodbye' auction  preview weekend on 9th & 10th November.

All 47 of the beautifully decorated, supersized lions and cubs were on display for lion fans to view and photograph before the purr-fect pride heads off to the charity auction on 28th November.

As well as all of the lions, there were also free activities for lion fans of all ages, including live performances by Lion King singer David Albury, 'Design a Lion' competition from Hands-On Art Adventures,, traditional signwriting demonstrations by Carters Steam Fair, Lions of Windsor artist displays,, Dawson's 'Antiques Roarshow' valuations, lion sponsor displays and Hands-On Art Adventures lion drawing competition.  There was also face painting from Missy Sparkles, event charity displays, Jump In Trampoline spin-the-wheel prizes and Marshall the Mascot appearances, as well as lion souvenirs and a raffle for the chance to win a full size lion sculpture for Christmas..

SOUVENIR PROGRAMMES  featuring all of the Lions and Cubs are now available in the Lion Shop for £1. (Open Fridays-Sundays. 1130-1600)

West End & Lion King star David Albury who will be performing at the charity gala auction, with Lifelion and his super-talented artist MrASingh. (Luna by Rosalind Holmes in the background).

Fabulous facepainting by Missy Sparkles


Blossom and the mini-pride of cubs - perfect size for any home or garden!

Pride paparazzi!

Which colour to go for?

The Lions of Windsor & Maidenhead 2019 charity beneficiaries had displays at the Roar Goodbye weekend.





Admiring Roary, created by South Ascot Village School and displayed at Ascot train station

Lion fans listening to Lion King singer David Albury serenading visitors with songs from The Lion King

The Design a Lion competition was popular.  Winners will be invited to the Hands-On Art Adventures studio in Old Windsor to choose a safari animal to paint, glaze and have fired.

You could own this lion!

Raffle tickets are now on sale for the chance of winning your own magnificent supersized lion sculpture.

Win ‘Hospital Lion’, who stood in for any ‘injured’ lions on the trail and is currently on view in the Lion Shop in Windsor Yards (SL4 1TF).

The magnificent, un-decorated lion is made of hollow fibreglass and has been primed, ready for painting. Time to get creative!

Additional prizes include:


38 of the supersized lions and cubs will go under the hammer on 28th November, including a full-sized blank lion decorated to a design of the winning bidder's choice by award-winning Windsor designers Lisa Todd and Liv Clarke, to raise funds for local and wildlife charities

HOST & ENTERTAINMENT - The glittering evening will be hosted by actor/comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor and conducted by the charismatic Hugh Creasy from Christie's Auctioneers at the Runnymede Hotel & Spa on 28 November. There will also be live performances by Lion King and Motown stars David Albury and Cherelle Williams.

AUCTION TICKETS are available by emailing or via Eventbrite (booking fee applies). Everyone is welcome!

CHARITIES - 100% of event profits will be donated to Thames HospiceThe Lions Club of WindsorLook Good Feel Better and Tusk.

See the Auction Page of the website for further details.

Auction host Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE.  Christie's Auctioneer Hugh Creasey. Motown star Cherelle Williams (r) and West End & Lion King star David Albury

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