Published on Tue Jul 29, 2014 by David Colbran

The Giants were back in Liveprool over a brilliant weekend. The show by French street theatre experts Royal De Luxe, featured a return by the puppet giants, which first visited the city in 2012. August 2014 marks the centenary of the start of the First World War – a turning point in world history. In collaboration with 14-18 NOW, Liverpool hosted one of the UK's landmark commemorative events - a poignant and spectacular piece of street theatre saw the giant visitors embark on an emotional journey around the city. We had super weather and I took a tour around town, catching the Giants but also a flavour of the atmosphere in the city centre.

 Liverpool freelance photographer

Giant Spectacular Liverpool Royal de Luxe

Crowds of people watch the Giant Girl Liverpool UK

Liverpool photographers cover Giant Spectacular WW1

Crowd transport delays Merseytravel Giants Liverpool

Street performers Liverpool city centre photo

Liverpool photographer street photography performer busker

Arrival of Grandma Giant in Liverpool

Children watch the parade of Giants in Liverpool 2014

Little Girl Giant Liverpool image by David J Colbran

Puppeteers tired on the final day of the Giants Spectacular Liverpool

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