Free camel rides were on offer in Potters Fields Park on Wednesday as part of a promotional stunt for easyJet's new route from Gatwick to Luxor.
Joseph's Amazing Camels – the only camel-racing business in the UK – brought their four camels to Potters Fields Park where riders dressed as Cleopatra, Tutankhamen and an Egyptian mummy took part in a series of races.
A queue of children eager for a ride on a camel soon formed at one end of the enclosure.
It's not the first time that the camels have come to the riverside park between City Hall and Tower Bridge – last September they took part in an event with Saracens rugby club.
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