A hoard of famous refugees have descended on London to highlight Refugee Week. Well, mini versions of them have. The creations, made by street artist Marcus Crocker, have been distributed around the capital.
The project by the British Red Cross aims to draw attention to those who were celebrated in their own fields and fled persecution to find sanctuary in Britain.
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The action is aimed at firefighters who strike for part of a shift instead of a full day.
Stunned passers-by could barely believe their eyes when part of Covent Garden looked like it was crumbling away and taking off.
The women were originally living at a nearby hostel but forced to move out when funding was cut.