Giant dog joins Sea Odyssey lineup

Organisers have announced that a third giant puppet, Xolo the dog, will take part in this weekend's Sea Odyssey event in Liverpool.

9ft dog joins Sea Odyssey lineup
9ft dog joins Sea Odyssey lineup

As previously reported by Event, French marionette company Royal de Luxe is working with Liverpool City Council to bring the enormous puppets to the city from 20 - 22 April to commemorate the centenary of the Titanic disaster.

Xolo - a 200lb, 9ft dog puppet - will join the Little Girl Giant and the 30ft Giant Uncle puppets to roam the city, telling a story based around the liner’s sinking in 1912.

It is one of the most complex events Liverpool City Council has ever staged, involving a team of hundreds.

The Little Girl Giant will emerge from Liverpool’s Stanley Park at 9.30am, before heading to Everton Brow to having a siesta with Xolo. The Giant Uncle will rise up from the water in Albert Dock at 2pm.

Orgnaisers will launch a Sea Odyssey iPhone app designed by Black and Ginger, to help visitors follow the event's route as well as giving them information and interactive tools.

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