Watch Highlights from our Summer Solstice Midnight Walk 2015 (YouTube Video)

CoolTan Arts supporter Colin Hughes has kindly created a YouTube video from footage filmed by of our recent annual Largactyl Shuffle Midnight Walk which took place on Saturday 20th June 2015 and continued on into the early hours of Sunday 21st to celebrate the solstice sunrise.

The guided walk route began at Tate Modern, and took in many atmospheric nocturnal locations including the Thames Riverbank, Winchester Palace, The Clink Prison and The Crossbones Graveyard where walkers tied ribbons at the gate. Outside St George the Martyr’s Church, participants also got to hear tales of other famous London night strollers, including Charles Dickens, William Blake and Virginia Woolf.

The route then passed underground through the fascinating mosaic-lined subways of Elephant & Castle, which are soon to be closed to the public.

You can take a look at some of the other many highlights of the event below:


If you would like to help to support CoolTan to do our 10th Midnight Walk next year, please visit our Donate page and make a contribution. All proceeds go towards helping to promote wellbeing through creative activity for people with mental distress.

We have lots more guided walks happening over the month of July and also throughout the year. If you would like to participate in one of CoolTan Arts’ other upcoming public events, please check out our new-look Events Listings page, and see how you too can get active and get involved.

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