News

Keep up to date with the latest news on the Giraffe About Town trail here!

Latest News

August 17, 2022

Sculpture Name: Skinny Malinky Long Legs  Artist Name: WhimSicAL LusH  Location: St James Quarter  Sponsor Name: Forth 1  Skinny Malinky Long Legs was delighted when she met the fun loving, flamboyant flock of long-legged fl.... READ MORE

August 13, 2022

Sculpture Name: Topper Artist Name: Sandra Webster Location: Waverly Bridge Sponsor Name: Lothian Topper shows the giraffe wearing a bus drivers uniform in Lothian Buses’ very own tartan. Designed by Sandra Webster and dedicat.... READ MORE

August 12, 2022

Sculpture Name: Giga Raffe  Artist Name: Will Beeslaar  Location: Princes Street East  Sponsor Name: CityFibre  Say hello to Giga Raffe! Designed by Will Beeslaar, Giga Raffe tells the story of how we are all intrinsically l.... READ MORE

August 11, 2022

Sculpture Name: The Streets of Edinburgh  Artist Name: Vivien Carolyn Reinert  Location: Scottish Whisky Experience  Sponsor Name: Eastern Exhibition & Display  Designed by Vivien Carolyn Reinert, The Streets of Edinburg.... READ MORE

August 10, 2022

Sculpture Name: Gerry MacTartan  Artist Name: Sandra Russell  Location: Leith Walk  Sponsor Name: Uber Eats  Designed by Sandra Russell, Gerry MacTartan is THE ultimate giraffe about the town! Elegant, colourful and with a u.... READ MORE

August 09, 2022

Sculpture Name: Cosy Bosies  Artist Name: WhimSicAl LusH  Location: Stockbridge A  Sponsor Name: Sidey  There's nothing nicer than cosying up in your favourite jumper when you're feeling chilly. It's like putting on a big bo.... READ MORE

August 07, 2022

Sculpture Name: Mapping the City  Artist Name: Victoria Rose Ball  Location: City Chambers  Sponsor Name: City of Edinburgh Council    Inspired by the twists and turns of the streets of Edinburgh, Victoria Rose Ball designed Mappin.... READ MORE

August 06, 2022

Meet Hoops, painted by Suzanne Scott, an artist and illustrator based in Dundee who works under the name WhimSicAL LusH.  You may recognise this cheeky chappy from the Giraffe About Town adverts around the Edinburgh. Inspired by the trail.... READ MORE

August 05, 2022

Sculpture Name: Straight on 'til Morning  Artist Name: Anne-Marie Byrne  Location: National Museum of Scotland  Sponsor Name: Purdie Worldwide  Second star on the right and Straight on ‘til Morning! Following Peter Pan’s.... READ MORE

August 04, 2022

Sculpture Name: Leave Only Footprints  Artist Name: Tabita W Harvey  Location: Lauriston  Sponsor Name: Ray Hole Architects  At first glance, or when viewed from a distance, this sculpture may look like a regular giraffe. Bu.... READ MORE

August 03, 2022

Sculpture Name: Flora  Artist Name: Carolina Haraki  Location: Usher Hall  Sponsor Name: Flock  Inspired by Edinburgh’s iconic Victoria Street, artist Carolina Haraki wanted to bring a splash of colour to the traditional s.... READ MORE

August 02, 2022

Sculpture Name: Endangered Scotland  Artist Name: Adriana de Matos  Location: St Andrews Square  Sponsor Name: Cairngorm Capital Foundation  Endangered Scotland depicts a large number of our beloved and most recognisable Sco.... READ MORE
Giraffe About Town