Talking Statues

Statues can’t just talk by themselves you know !!

Our projects are funded by Local Government, Trusts and Foundations and by

Corporate Sponsors.


SearchParty – 2016

Funded by the GLA as flagship event for Find Your London

Further support from: Coram Fields; Kings Cross; Guildhall Art Gallery; London Canal Museum; Museum of St John Ambulance; Groundwork

Baker Street Wonderpass

Bakerstreet Partnership ; TFL

Design Partner: Big Design


Talking Statues Leeds (from June 2016)

Yorkshire Festival;

Extra support: Leeds Art Fund

Theatre Partner: West Yorkshire Playhouse


Statue Stories Chicago

Funded by The Richard Driehaus Foundation

Further support from ; Chicago Park District

Delivered in partnership with: City of Chicago; Chicago Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago,

Theatre Partners: Steppenwolf The Goodman; The Second City; The Lookingglass;

Press: Kickstart Marketing Chicago


Talking Statues London ; Talking Statues Manchester

Funded by NESTA Digital R&D Fund. Google Fieldtrip and

Further support from City of London, Broadgate; Canary Wharf; Manchester City Council;

Theatre partner -The Almeida Theatre,

Press: Riot PR


Ping! – The street pingpong festival – Now in 18 UK cities

Funded by Sport England, Puma; Yahoo; Broadgate, Canary Wharf; City of London

Further support from English Table Tennis Association ; St Pancras Station


The Travelling Museum of British Invention

Royal Academy of Engineers (Ingenious Award) : The Scottish Government;

Talking Science: John Ellerman Foundation ; First Group Buses

Bing Thinking

Funded by Keep Britain Tidy With support from Westminster City Council


Search Party – 2011

Funded by: Create Festival Commission as flagship event for Cultural Olympiad

With support from London Boroughs of Hackney, Canary Wharf and Paul Hamlyn Foundation


Street Pianos

Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Greater London Authority; Westminster Council;

Singing Histories

Heritage Lottery Fund; British Library

Cities of Leicester; Birmingham,Hull,

With support from Cecil Sharp House


Sing the Nation

LOCOG and the Cultural Olympiad Team

Cities of: Manchester; Hull, Birmingham, Kent , Plymouth, Sunderland


Sing London 07

Paul Hamlyn Foundation; Awards for All; Arriva Buses; CBS Outdoors; Starbucks;

With support from: V&A; Tate Britain; National Portrait Gallery; ENO; Royal Opera House Science Museum; National Gallery ; Jazz Cafe;

People who have kindly given us their time:

Jools Holland; Jude Kelly; Gareth Malone; Libby Purves; Jean-Philippe Gatien; Brian May; David & Carey Grant; Wayne Hemingway;