James Steventon Artist | Writer | Runner

September 2017

The Only Running Footman

On 24th September 2017, James Steventon will be running across three counties between The Water Tower, Brigstock and Launde Abbey, Leicestershire, to deliver a message from David Roxburgh to Rosalind Stoddart. A running-based performance cum wedding gift cum birthday present. James will be dressed as an 18th Century Running Footman, based on an etching from the Old and New London by George Walter Thornbury, 1873. Something of a status symbol for their employers, traditionally Running Footmen had to be “at least 6ft tall, be nonchalant...

James Steventon Artist | Writer | Runner

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