Easter bunnies on BMX bikes spotted riding through the capital's streets

Easter bunnies riding BMX bikes spotted riding through the capital's streets.

Hundreds of BMX bikers dressed as the Easter Bunny are cycling through London to raise money for small children's charity ECHO - Evelina Children's Heart Organisation.

Dad Stephane Wright has already raised more than 40,000 for children's charity ECHO in just on year following baby son's near fatal heart attack - thanks to his BMX Fan community

Tommy Wright was only six months old when he suffered a heart attack and nearly died.

The whole experience has been life changing but ultimately the Evelina saved Tommy's life - we decided we wanted to create something special that would raise awareness for the hospital and money for an important charity ECHO, as well as being a fun day out for us old schoolers.

Stephane Wright

Tommy was admitted to the Evelina London Children's Hospital in October 2014. Tommy spent four weeks in Paediatric Intensive Care and the High Dependency Unit.

Fortunately Tommy recovered well and was able to return home to his parents, Stephane and Karen, and sister's Caitlin (6) and April (4). However, Tommy will require further operations as he grows up, so will be returning to the Evelina London in time.

The BMX bunnies will be visiting the Evelina London Children's Hospital to give Easter eggs to children staying in hospital this weekend.