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Inflatable whale let down by Royal Parks

Bible Society’s inflatable whale is in need of a home for the summer, having been banned from London’s Royal Parks. The Society had planned to use the giant inflatable to tell the story of Jonah in Potter’s Field Park by the Thames, but was turned down because the trust which runs the site was not allowed to hold ‘events of a religious nature’.

An application to run the event at Hyde Park or Greenwich Park has now also been refused, with an official writing to say: ‘We do not permit any religious...

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