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London Peculiars 2: The hunt for the 7 noses of Soho.

Well after the success of the first London Peculiars meet, and only covering about 5% of the map, I think it would be fun to head west this time and cover the streets of soho looking for the '8 Noses of Soho'!

Yes, those observant ones of you will realise it has changed from Ears to Noses! my mistake... there is a giant ear in soho somewhere, that we may well come across, but the main mission is to find the elusive noses!

Around Soho there are seven noses and it is said that if you spot all of them you will attain infinite wealth. Sculptor Rick Buckley was responsible for many, leaving casts of his nose in 1966. However, this one is more recent, dating to a 2005 ‘Living Streets’ social awareness project in 2005.

I've plotted a route as can be found below. No one* knows exactly where all 7 are located, but i've done some research and found approximate locations for us to wander between in the hope we might catch a glimpse of these nose sculptures! 

https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zUs65D8c4oBo.kya6L28h-aVk

The whole walk is 2.47km which if we didn't stop every few minutes to take photos would only last 30mins. I suggest we start early afternoon (will a full belly) and see how long it takes us, and aim to finish up at The Harp Pub near Charing Cross (nice and close to a station/tube). The start point for this, is at the bottom of the Center Point Building (bascically Tottenham Court Road Tube).

After much promotion of this walk at the 8th World Wide Instameet, i felt it was high time i got my act together and oraganised this properly!

I'll add a hashtag closer to the day, and feel free to ask any questions in the comment section below.


See you soon!


*Oh, and should we not find them all, or any for that matter, you can always try this: http://www.peterberthoud.co.uk/2011/06/the-seven-noses-of-soho-discovered-2/

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  • Anita

    Hi I'll be there at 1.10ish hope you can wait for stragglers or walk slowly!

    February 1, 2014

  • Adrian R.

    Hi everyone, I'm now here with a few others, we're stood at the bottom of the stairs up to the centre point building.

    February 1, 2014

  • Rohit

    Running quite late. Might give a buzz later else

    February 1, 2014

  • Kofi

    Apologies as I can no longer make it to this meetup. Sorry

    February 1, 2014

  • Jordi

    May be running a bit late... I'll ring you to see where you are.

    February 1, 2014

  • Shannon M.

    Apologies, I can no longer make this. Have a great day

    February 1, 2014

  • Sapna

    Any contact number...just in case..thanks.

    1 · January 31, 2014

    • Christian G.

      Hi Sapna, You can ping on my mobile[masked]

      January 31, 2014

  • Zöé C.

    I can't make this one anymore. Drats! But look forward to seeing the Ear snaps...

    January 30, 2014

    • Adrian R.

      God luck with the house move!

      January 31, 2014

    • Zöé C.

      Thank you kind sir!!

      January 31, 2014

  • Sapna

    Can I bring someone along?

    January 31, 2014

    • Adrian R.

      Sure! The more the merrier!

      January 31, 2014

  • Rebecca (Beck) F.

    I'm bringing a plus 1. Is that ok?

    January 28, 2014

  • silviamick

    I usually have a bit of work during the weekend. Hope I can make it tho! If that's the case, I'll update my RSVP as soon as I know :)

    January 29, 2014

  • Fabi S.

    Im new here, As a journalist im in love of photography, hope to see you and meet new friends as well :))

    1 · January 26, 2014

    • Christian G.

      It's gonna be good! Hope to see you there Fabi!

      January 28, 2014

  • richard k.

    Can you confirm the time... On my confirmation email it says 11 o'clock , but 13.00 on the post.

    January 19, 2014

    • Adrian R.

      Hi Richard, it will he 13:00, I edited it a while ago so maybe that's why the email time was different. Hope you can make it!

      January 26, 2014

  • Sapna

    For these meetups, do we shoot with an SLR, or simply a mobile phone..since this is an Instagram group.
    Thanks.

    1 · January 19, 2014

    • Christian G.

      Feel free to bring along and use whatever cameras you like Sapna, completely up to you :)

      2 · January 19, 2014

    • Adrian R.

      Cheers Christian for answering this! Yep, we don't mind what you bring! I sometimes use both!

      2 · January 19, 2014

  • Helen

    This looks great but I'm away in Berlin, see you all next time.

    January 19, 2014

  • db

    Will be away so won't be in the country

    December 1, 2013

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