David Pilgrim AROI been selected by the BBC to paint alongside a number of
artists on the Millennium bridge on Sunday June 3rd. They will be
painting the flotilla of boats from the pageant as part of the BBC’s live
coverage during the afternoon. More details can be found at here: BBC Painting Pageant
and here: Thames Jubilee Pageant . As David days: "It should be a fun way to help
celebrate the Jubilee! " David is a keen plein air painter.
The last Thames Pageant of this size took place in 1662. The programme is called The Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant and is going out live on BBC One on Sunday 3rd June from 1:30pm - 6pm.There are twenty artists taking part. All of the artists have been selected to ensure there is a range of artistic mediums and styles. Those participating range in age between 19 and 70. We have professional, semi-professional, students and amateurs taking part.
Anneka Rice will be the Presenter on Millennium Bridge leading the item.
Here are some pictures of David's paintings and the man himself out and about painting in all weathers. There's dedication.!