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Welcome to Giraffe About Town

Get ready to look up! Edinburgh Zoo is working with creative producers Wild in Art to present Giraffe About Town – a large-scale public art event in Edinburgh in the summer of 2022.

Designed to celebrate Edinburgh’s extraordinary heritage and cultural diversity, our giraffes will be displayed for two months in locations across the capital, highlighting iconic spots and hidden gems from Edinburgh Airport to Leith.

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25 November 2021

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has partnered with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Edinburgh Zoo as community outreach partner for the charity’s Giraffe About Town trail. The.... READ MORE

12 November 2021

    The first 10 sculpture sponsors of Giraffe About Town, a large-scale public art event taking to the streets of Edinburgh in Summer 2022 in support of wildlife conservation charity, the Royal Zoological Society .... READ MORE

23 September 2021

Edinburgh Zoo is calling for artist submissions for its Giraffe About Town sculpture trail, set to transform the streets of the capital in summer 2022. In partnership with Wild in Art, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (.... READ MORE

16 September 2021

John Lewis & Partners Edinburgh has been announced as the first sculpture sponsor of Giraffe About Town, a large-scale public art event taking to the streets of Edinburgh in Summer 2022 in support of wildlife conser.... READ MORE

26 August 2021

In honour of the giraffe, its brand symbol, Glenmorangie is throwing its support behind a trail of towering giraffe sculptures taking over Edinburgh next summer. The Highland single malt Scotch whisky will be the official presenti.... READ MORE

22 June 2021

Choosing an iconic shape to decorate the city When choosing which sculpture shape for our Giraffe About Town trail, designed in partnership with Wild in Art, giraffes were the natural fit. At Edinburgh Zoo, we worked hard to b.... READ MORE

19 June 2021

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has protected threatened species in Scotland and around the world for over 100 years. As a leading conservation charity, we connect people to nature and safeguard wildlife across .... READ MORE

17 June 2021

Get ready to look up! Edinburgh Zoo is working with creative producers Wild in Art to present Giraffe About Town – a large-scale public art event in Edinburgh in the summer of 2022. The event will feature more than 40 sculpt.... READ MORE

SPONSORS

Presenting Partner

Glenmorangie

Supporting Partner

CityFibre

Official Supporter

City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh Evening News

Flock Creative

Forever Edinburgh

Lothian

The Scotsman

Sculpture Sponsor

Ashwood Scotland

Blyth & Blyth

Burges Salmon

CALA Homes

Eden Locke

ESPC

Expert Sleepers Ltd

John Lewis & Partners

McIntosh of Strathmore

OMNi

Walter Scott

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