Commuters arriving at Liverpool’s Lime Street station were greeted by a 50ft (15m) high mechanical spider clinging to a nearby redundant office block. The 37-tonne beast heralds the start of a five-day piece of street theatre as part of the Capital of Culture year….
This statement probably caused some gnashing of chelicerae, though:
Helen Marriage, the producer of the show, said: ….”It has 50 axes of movement so all of it moves as you would expect an insect to move. [emphasis mine].
EDITED TO ADD: footage of the spider “awake” and stomping about town!