Talking Statues

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

Our projects are funded by local governments, trusts and foundations, and by corporate sponsors.


Search Party – 2016

Funded by the GLA as the flagship event for Find Your London

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

Baker Street Wonderpass

Baker Street Quarter 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; Lookingglass Theater Company

Press: Kickstart Marketing Chicago


Talking Statues London ; Talking Statues Manchester

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

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

Theatre partner: The Almeida Theatre

Press: Riot PR


Ping! – The street ping pong festival – Now in 18 UK cities

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

Further support from the 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 the London Borough of Hackney, Canary Wharf and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation


Street Pianos

The 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 2007

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

With support from: the Victoria & Albert Museum; Tate Britain; National Portrait Gallery; English National Opera; 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