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Rainbow Wenlock, Bankside, London | by Downtime_1882
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Rainbow Wenlock, Bankside, London

"My adventures on a rainbow have taken me all around the UK. Mascot images in this design are the winning entries in the London 2012 'Get Set to make your mascot' competition."

 

Wenlock, the London 2012 Olympic mascot and Mandeville, the London 2012 Paralympic mascot. There are 83 of these statues around London until 9th September 2012 as part of the Stroll: Discovery Trails.

 

For a full list of Wenlock and Mandeville locations, visit: www.molpresents.com/stroll

 

Wenlock and Mandeville are animations depicting two drops of steel from a steelworks in Bolton. They are named after the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock, which held a forerunner of the current Olympic Games, and Stoke Mandeville Hospital, a facility in Buckinghamshire that initially organised the Stoke Mandeville Games, the precursor of the Paralympic Games.

 

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Taken on August 4, 2012