The Royal Parks launches Official YouTube channel
Richmond Park showcased in new short film
Park visitors will now be able to learn more about their favourite Royal Park, with the launch today of The Royal Parks' Official YouTube channel.
The dedicated channel features short films on activities, events and wildlife in London's eight Royal Parks, as well as exclusive behind the scenes footage of life at the parks.
Richmond Park is featured in 'Sightline 1710', a new film by artist Caroline Jones to mark the tercentenary of the historic view from King Henry's Mound in Richmond Park across to St Paul's Cathedral .
New content will be added regularly, highlighting the range of activities and interests covered by the parks, including nature and wildlife, arts and culture, sports and exercise, shopping, eating and drinking.
Chris Travers, Director of Strategy and Communications for The Royal Parks said: "The Royal Parks' Official YouTube Channel is a great way to showcase the incredible variety of activities, events and wildlife across the eight Royal Parks. We welcome 37 million visitors each year, and the YouTube videos will capture some of the many reasons why. Our aim to is to encourage park visitors to check the channel regularly to find out what's new and learn more about their favourite park."
The launch of The Royal Parks' Official YouTube Channel marks the latest development of the agency's digital engagement strategy and follows the successful launch of The Royal Parks Facebook group and Flickr group.
To view The Royal Parks' Official YouTube Channel, visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/THEROYALPARKS
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