To celebrate the release of the new Paddington film on November 28 and London's cultural, historical and entertainment diversity as seen through the eyes of the world's most famous Peruvian explorer, Paddington Bear the makers of the film, Studiocanal have teamed up with the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) and visitlondon.com to create a "Paddington Trail" across London dotted with 50 hidden Paddington statues near iconic must visit landmarks as well as less well known points of intrest.
|First Look: Hugh Bonneville introduces Paddington|
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To find out where the 50 unique Paddington statues are, a variety of maps and custom trails to suit you and more information about the Paddington Bear Trail head over to: http://www.visitlondon.com/paddington/the-bears and don't forget to tag your pics #PaddingtonTrail to win some Paddington treats.
The Paddington Trail is coming to London to celebrate the city's cultural, historical and entertainment diversity through the eyes of the world's most famous Peruvian explorer, Paddington Bear. From 4 November to 30 December 2014 you will have the chance to explore London like a bear, uncovering 50 hidden Paddington statues along the way.
|Meet the bears of the paddington Trail Michael Sheen's Shakesbear, Michael Bond's Paddington, Frankie Bridge's Sparkles & Hannah Warren's Paddingtonscape|
THE PADDINGTON TRAIL IS NOW LIVE
Find 50 amazing Paddington statues in London to celebrate the arrival of Paddington in cinemas on 28 November
A young English boy befriends a talking bear he finds at a London train station. A live-action feature based on the series of popular children's books by Michael Bond.
Michael Bond, Paul King
Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Ben Whishaw, Peter Capaldi, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Matt Lucas
28 November 2014
|Emma Watson's Paddington Bear Flutterby|
|Liam Gallagher' s Paddington Parka Paddington|
Read more about it on Visit London: http://www.visitlondon.com/paddington/the-bears
From the producer of Harry Potter and Gravity, and based on the best selling series of books by Michael Bond, PADDINGTON boasts an all-star cast, including Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent and Nicole Kidman with Ben Whishaw as the voice of PADDINGTON.
|Michael Howells' Paddington Good-Morning London|
Voted Best Animated Character at the 2012 British Animation Awards, and adapted from Michael Bond’s beloved books, Paddington follows the comic misadventures of a polite young bear with an endearing talent for comic chaos.
|Guy Ritchie's Paddington Dapper Bear|
Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy who, inspired by a chance encounter with an English explorer, has raised her nephew to dream of an exciting life in London. When an earthquake destroys their home, Aunt Lucy decides to smuggle her young nephew on board a boat bound for England, in search of a better life. Arriving alone at Paddington Station, Paddington soon finds that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family, who find him with a label tied around his neck which reads ‘Please look after this bear. Thank you.’ They offer him a temporary home whilst he searches for the explorer who impressed Aunt Lucy all those years before.
But when Paddington catches the eye of a sinister, seductive taxidermist, it isn’t long before his home – and very existence – is under threat ...
Paddington’s first big screen adventure will be opening in UK cinemas from November 28th 2014
|Paddington Film Poster|
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